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Obama, Clinton go for the gold in PA

Barack Obama cast his Democratic presidential rival Saturday as a game-player who uses "slash and burn" tactics and will say whatever people want to hear, a sharp jab at her…

Battle of the negatives

Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton accused each other on Saturday of waging negative campaigns as they sped across Pennsylvania before next week's potentially make-or-break primary election. …

Hillary running out of time, tricks

After a tough six-week stretch of campaign gaffes, roaring controversies and heightened scrutiny, Barack Obama's presidential bid appears as strong as ever -- and rival Hillary Clinton is running out…

Clinton, Obama bitch about bitching

Democratic presidential rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are complaining about which candidate is the biggest complainer. …

Young voters don’t like third parties

Third-party candidates may find themselves out in the cold as they try to court young voters this year. Just ask 21-year-old Ross Colebrook. The American University junior from Nampa, Idaho, is…

Candidates head into primary endgame

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama embarked Thursday on a five-day march toward the pivotal Pennsylvania primary, as the endgame opens in the Democratic White House tussle. Campaign aides for each White…

Obama more electable than Clinton

In a dramatic reversal, an Associated Press-Yahoo! News poll found that a clear majority of Democratic voters now say Sen. Barack Obama has a better chance of defeating Republican Sen.…

Here’s to a shot and a beer

Alcohol and presidential politics have a long and honorable history in America. George Washington distilled whiskey and brewed beer and made liberal use of both in his various elections. He and…

McCain gains while Dems falter

Republicans are no longer underdogs in the race for the White House. To pull that off, John McCain has attracted disgruntled GOP voters, independents and even some moderate Democrats who…

Another momma for Obama

As a matter of full disclosure, I should tell you that my wife, a long-time Republican, has changed her party registration in advance of the Pennsylvania Primary and has appeared…