Howie P.S.: The New York Times headlines the story: "Obama Calls His Clinton Document ‘Screw-Up’(2). The Chicago Tribune has "Obama: India memos were "stupid." (3) Howie opinion: (1), (2), (3): Yes, Yes, Yes.
NEWTON, Iowa - Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama on Monday said his campaign made a "dumb mistake" (1) when it circulated a memo criticizing rival Hillary Rodham Clinton's financial ties to India.
In Newton, Obama spoke before about 300 people and promised to increase federal grants and job training programs to communities dealing with job losses.