Friday, April 4, 2008

Friday's Big Numbers **Updated**

80,000- US jobs cut in March

81%- of respondents say the country is on the wrong track, the highest percentage since CBS/ NY Times began polling in the early 1990s.

4%- of respondents in the same poll say the country is better off now than it was 5 years ago.

37- Barack Obama's bowling score through 7 frames at a Pennsylvania alley.

152- What I bowled last night in the law school playoffs, a personal best.

70,000- number of troops Obama advisor Colin Kahl says should stay in Iraq after 2010, at odds with Obama's stated plan to pull combat troops out within 16 months of taking office. Kahl said his position does not reflect that of the campaign.

$20,000,000- Amount raised in March by Hillary Clinton's campaign for president, $15m coming online.

$40,000,000- Amount raised in March by Barack Obama's campaign for president.

**UPDATE** There's one other "Big Number" that came out today:

$109,200,000- Amount of money earned by Bill and Hillary Clinton since 2000.

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