–Sen. Dodd says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are “fundamentally strong” and Americans shouldn’t panic.
–McCain praises Gov. Pawlenty, saying he “is a wonderful person. He’s the next generation of leadership in this country.”
–John Edwards continues his anti-poverty tour, says in New Jersey that raising the minimum wage could cut poverty in half.
—Gov. Sebelius warns against overhyping clean coal.