Bushies Game Obama's Chances

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Well, it seems that some of the president's political advisers are catching Obama-mania. Insiders tell us that the team that once thought Sen. Hillary Clinton had a headlock on the Democratic presidential nomination now believes that challenger Sen. Barack Obama's chances are rising as voters take a good look at him and his optimistic message. In fact, one Bush adviser who accurately predicted Bill Clinton would emerge from a crowded 1992 field put the odds at near even that Obama would eke out a victory. "He's been doing better," says the adviser, who adds that Obama has to prove that "he can walk over hot coals, because that's what it's going to take."