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Obama meets Afghan President

Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama met Sunday with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a man Obama has chided for not doing enough to rebuild his war-torn country.

Obama and Karzai held talks…

Gore works the Netroots

Last year it was about the candidates. This year it's the climate.

Former Vice President Al Gore made a surprise appearance Saturday at the Netroots Nation conference, a gathering of nearly…

Obama tours Afghanistan

Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama started a campaign-season tour of combat zones and foreign capitals, visiting with U.S. forces in Kuwait and then Afghanistan — the scene of a war…

McCain: Obama ‘more left than a socialist’

Republican White House hopeful John McCain said Friday that his Democratic rival Barack Obama is further to the left than the only Socialist US…

Gramm quits McCain campaign

Former Texas Sen. Phil Gramm resigned Friday from his role as GOP presidential candidate John McCain's campaign co-chairman, hoping to quiet the uproar that followed his comments that the United…

A first step onto the world stage

Sen. Barack Obama 's trip to the Middle East and Europe marks his first high-profile step onto the international stage, a campaign-season audition of sorts for a presidential hopeful pledging…

Obama’s not-so-excellent adventure

It's kind of creepy that the network anchors are tagging along after Barack Obama on his great overseas adventure.

What’s wrong with a little satire?

While disagreeing with Barack Obama on maybe three-fourths of his so-far enunciated political views, I actually like and admire the guy, perhaps as eloquent a speaker and alert an intellect…

Economic woes dominate campaign

The economy is deteriorating so quickly and dramatically that it threatens to overtake many proposals the presidential candidates have been offering for months.

Little passion for McCain

Stirring her morning coffee, lifelong Republican Grace Droog voiced her doubts — and those of many evangelical voters — about what she isn't hearing from John McCain in this year's…