The latest news on Mississippi
New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer triggered the prostitution investigation in which he is now ensnared by moving large amounts of cash from several bank accounts to one operated by a call-girl ring, the Associated Press is reporting this morning. Banks noticed frequent transfers from the accounts and filed suspicious activity reports with the Internal Revenue Service. When the accounts were traced to Spitzer, public corruption investigators opened an inquiry, which revealed that the governor was a frequent customer of the Emperors Club.
Even a big win won't provide much more distance between him and Clinton.
After a five-month investigation, the Associated Press is reporting this morning that drugs—from antibiotics to mood stabilizers—have been found in drinking water supplies across the country. While the concentration of many of the drugs is tiny, scientists are worrying about what the long-term health consequences of ingesting these drugs could be.
Hillary Clinton and her advisers are gaming out their strategy for the next round of 12 Democratic presidential nominating primaries and caucuses. They expect rival Barack Obama to win the Wyoming caucuses tomorrow and the Mississippi primary Tuesday. They are optimistic about winning the big prize of Pennsylvania on April 22, and then they are expecting a hard-fought split with Obama in the remaining nine contests.
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