New Jersey: McCain Leads Both Democrats

John McCain (R) vs.
Barack Obama (D)
John McCain (R) 46%
Barack Obama (D) 45%
John McCain (R) vs.
Hillary Clinton (D)
John McCain (R) 45%
Hillary Clinton (D) 42%

Italy: Conservatives Continue to Lead

If the election were held today, which party would you vote for?

Mar. 20 Mar. 11
Italian People of Freedom Party (PdL) 38.1% 37.9%
Democratic Party (PD) 33.3% 33.2%
Left Rainbow (SA) 7.5% 7.7%
Union of the Centre 6.3% 6.1%
Northern League (LN) 5.5% 5.6%
Italy of Values (Lista di Pietro) 3.5% 3.7%
The Right (La Destra) 2.0% 2.0%
Socialist Party (PS) 1.3% 1.4%
Movement for Autonomy (MPA) 0.5% 0.4%
Other parties 2.0% 2.0%

Source: Dinamiche
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 2,000 Italian adults, conducted on Mar. 19 and Mar. 20, 2008. No margin of error was provided.

Israel: Likud, Labour Down; Kadima Up

Prospective results of a Knesset election
(Results presented in seats)

Mar. 2008 Nov. 2007
Likud (Consolidation) 26 31
Labour 19 20
Kadima (Forward) 16 13
Israel Our Home (Yisrael Beiteinu) 11 9
International Organization of
Torah-observant Sephardic Jews (Shas)
11 10
National Union (Ikhud) and
Mafdal (National Religious Party)
8 9
Yahadut Hatorah (United Torah Judaism) 6 7
Vitality-Together (Meretz-Yachad) 6 7
Green Party (Yerukim) 4
Social Justice (Tzedek Hevrati) 3 4
Arab Parties 10 10
Gil (Retired People’s Party)

Source: Shvakim Panorama / Israel Radio
Methodology: Interviews with 508 Israeli adults, conducted on Mar. 26, 2008. No margin of error was provided.

Editorial Criticizes Politician for Wanting to Know Where the Corpses in Chinese ‘Bodies’ Exhibition Came From

“According to the show’s promoter, Premier Exhibitions of Atlanta, these bodies were unclaimed and legally acquired in China. However, a recent report by ABC said that some of the bodies came from executed prisoners.”

“As far as Pennsylvania goes, there are more pertinent issues that should be addressed.”