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Feminists divided over Clinton, Obama

No constituency is more eager to see a woman win the presidency than America's feminists, yet — despite Hillary Rodham Clinton's historic candidacy — the women's movement finds itself wrenchingly…

Is Obama getting a free ride?

It appears that Barack Obama has survived a tough couple of weeks. In the words of some, he's shown that "he can take a punch." But, frankly, I think Senator…

And now a word from the elite

Since when did "elite" become a pejorative word? Hillary Rodham Clinton says she won't be swayed from her idea of a summer gasoline-tax holiday by "elite opinion," meaning the opinion…

Is Hillary still running to pay off debts?

Hillary Clinton's faltering campaign for the Democratic Presidential nomination is out of cash, short on hope and deeply in debt. She has lent her campaign more than $11 million and may…

The people of Obama’s army

Kriss Riggs isn't one to spend her money on politicians. "Even the place you can donate a dollar on your taxes, I refuse to do it," says the 60-year-old photographer from…

Obama plays ‘Beat the Press’

Perhaps Barack Obama's competitive juices need new outlets now that he has expanded his lead over Democratic presidential rival Hillary Rodham Clinton. On a five-hour flight from Washington to Oregon late…

Against long odds, Hillary presses on

Her voice raspy, her tone determined, Hillary Rodham Clinton urged her supporters Thursday to ignore the political pundits who have declared her toast. …

The ‘what ifs’ begin for Hillary

And so, the what-if season begins. It's hard to believe that it's over, but for Hillary Rodham Clinton, it is. She will not be president in 2009. How did a "sure thing"…

Obama’s road won’t be easy

Now that it seems certain Sen. Barack Obama, barring some catastrophic occurrence, will be the first African American to carry a major party banner into the presidential election, will he…

Should Republicans cozy up to Hillary?

Are Republicans falling in love with Hillary Clinton? It sure looks that way. Rush Limbaugh has famously launched "Operation Chaos," urging GOP voters to cross party lines and vote for Clinton…