Voices in the News
LIANE HANSEN, host:
From NPR News, this is WEEKEND EDITION. I'm Liane Hansen.
Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama swept contests in Louisiana, Washington and Nebraska yesterday, while Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee beat Republican frontrunner John McCain in Kansas and Louisiana.
Mr. MIKE HUCKABEE (Former Arkansas Governor, Presidential Candidate): If I were to drop out today nobody's going to pay attention to any Republican until the Obama/Hillary race is settled. So I'd like to say I'm doing the party a great favor, and they can send their thank you notes in way of contributions, checks and Internet contributions.
Senator HILLARY CLINTON (Democrat, New York, Presidential Candidate): We have prided President Bush's way: concentrate wealth, horde power, disregard science, shred the Constitution, smear dissenters, impugn patriots, go it alone in the world wherever you can and cooperate only when you have to.
Senator BARACK OBAMA (Democrat, Illinois, Presidential Candidate): The stakes are too high and the challenges are too great to play the same old Washington game with the same old Washington players and expect a different result. People want to turn the page, they want to write a new chapter in American history.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio.