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Saturday, March 28

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Following on Monday's Times article, the front page of Friday's Washington Post takes a look at the perceived power play between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton as they ponder their presidential possibilities. The dynamic between the two will be the subject of much scrutiny in coming months -- to the chagrin of some Democrats, who worry it will overshadow their legislative agenda. With "Don't tell Mama I'm for Obama" emerging as an unofficial slogan, Clinton and her camp are said to be surprised by her would-be rival's rise; fellow Illinois senator Dick Durbin responds, "'They ain't seen nothing yet.'"

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