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No break for Obama or McCain

While many people will work on their tans this summer, or on summer reading lists or on not working too hard, two exceptions — John McCain and Barack Obama —…

And then there were two

From Iraq to diplomacy, via healthcare and jobs, the battle for the US presidency took shape Sunday with only two viable contenders left standing: Democrat Barack Obama and Republican…

Finding a vice president

With Hillary Clinton out of the U.S. presidential race, Democrats on Sunday began healing wounds from a bruising nominating contest and speculated about Barack Obama's vice presidential choice.

Watch video of Clinton’s speech

How did Hillary Clinton do in her concession speech and endorsement of Barack Obama. Watch the speech and then tell us. …

A lackluster concession at best

A reluctant Hillary Rodham Clinton kept a hall full of supporters and the nation waiting for 45 minutes to finally bring her futile campaign for President to a long overdue…

Obama’s VP dilemma

Now the real war begins and the question most strategists are asking about Barack Obama is: Can he win it without Hillary Clinton on the ticket? Forty-eight years ago, John Kennedy…

Two cheers for Barack Obama

Sen. Barack Obama finally captured the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday. For this, he deserves two cheers from Americans from coast to coast. First, Obama secured this country's chief domestic priority…

Forcing America to confront race

Keisha Brown, 21, of Chicago, exultant after Barack Obama secured the Democratic nomination, told The Washington Post, "Everything will be different now." Oh dear. There will be five months of grueling campaigning…

Will Hillary finally admit defeat?

Hillary Rodham Clinton is ready to thank her supporters for hanging on during her 17-month roller coaster journey from sure thing to also ran and to urge them to rally…

Clinton, Obama meet to discuss unity

Hillary Rodham Clinton and likely Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama met privately Thursday night to talk about uniting the Democratic Party. "Senator Clinton and Senator Obama met tonight and had a…