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Clinton moves to steal delegates

As Barack Obama turns to concentrate on his general election challenge, his rival Hillary Rodham Clinton is mounting a last ditch campaign to stay relevant in what is left of…

Dems compromise on Mich., Fla.

Democratic Party leaders agreed Saturday seat Michigan and Florida delegates with half votes into this summer's convention with a compromise that left Barack Obama on the verge of the nomination…

Obama dumps controversial church

Barack Obama said Saturday he has resigned his 20-year membership in the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago "with some sadness" in the aftermath of inflammatory remarks by his…

Obama used party rules to beat Clinton

Unlike Hillary Rodham Clinton, rival Barack Obama planned for the long haul. Clinton hinged her whole campaign on an early knockout blow on Super Tuesday, while Obama's staff researched congressional districts…

A few will decide the fate of many

The fate of nearly 2.3 million Democratic presidential primary votes belongs to 30 party activists. The activists sit on the Democratic Party's Rules and Bylaws Committee, which was to meet Saturday…

Democratic leaders: ‘End this thing’

Top Democratic leaders intend to push for a quick end to the battle for the presidential nomination when primaries are over next week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday,…

Is it past time for Hillary to end it?

Hillary Clinton says she's still in it to win it. Although pundits and political observers say there's almost no way she can wrest the Democratic presidential nomination from Barack Obama, Clinton…

More pastor problems for Obama

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Thursday that he was "deeply disappointed" by a supporter's sermon at his church that mocked Hillary Rodham Clinton. The Rev. Michael Pfleger, a Chicago activist,…

Hillary can learn lesson from McClellan

Hillary Clinton could learn something from Scott McClellan, the former White House press secretary who bit the hand that stopped feeding him. McClellan came to Washington as a close aide to…

Dems have high hopes for Ohio

Republicans stepping down from office, President Bush's unpopularity, and a struggling economy are combining to make Ohio fertile ground for a Democratic Party hoping to expand its majority in Congress. Three…