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The Old Have Gone Bad

The recession is causing a wave of old crime, as the elderly steal to feed their habits.

By Jessica Pressler

So NOW What Is Clinton Gonna Do?

Will she fight the Michigan decision at the convention? Is she angling for 2012? Or will she bow out gracefully in the coming days? The country is looking for answers!

Blustery Clinton Pulls Out the Stops in Florida

Clinton placed her fight for the state's delegates in the context of the 2000 recount, the civil-rights movement, and the disputed election in Zimbabwe, and suggested she may go all the way to the convention.

Florida Says No to Revote, Michigan Confused

With the news yesterday that Florida is putting the kibosh on a Democratic-primary revote, the state has solidified its reputation as the place where votes go to die. A statement from Florida's Democratic chairwoman, Karen Thurman, read, "We researched every potential alternative process — from caucuses to county conventions to mail-in elections — but no plan could come anywhere close to being viable in Florida." Meanwhile, Michigan Democrats are also trying to make some kind of revote possible, but the logistics are complicated and the candidates themselves are dubious. Hillary Clinton would like to seat the delegates from the original vote even though Barack Obama wasn't even on the ballot. And Obama doesn't need the risk of losing Michigan while actually on the ballot or the few extra delegates he could gain from winning. Pundits — dissect!