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Obama recaptures ‘big mo’

Barack Obama took a big stride towards the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday with a thumping victory over Hillary Clinton in North Carolina, while she eked out a wafer-thin win in…

Hillary loses her last, best shot

Hillary Rodham Clinton's deflating split decision Tuesday took away her last best chance at the White House. A resounding loss in North Carolina combined with a narrow victory in Indiana dented…

Obama extends delegate lead

Sen. Barack Obama won the most delegates in Tuesday's primaries, moving within 200 delegates of securing the Democratic nomination for president. Obama won at least 94 delegates in the North Carolina…

Indiana race too early to call

Polls have closed in the Indiana Democratic primary but the networks have declared the race between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton is too early to call.…

CBS calls Indiana for Clinton

CBS news has called Indiana for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Other networks still call the race too early to call. Whatever the outcome, the vote tally is tightening.…

Obama scores easy win in North Carolina primary

Sen. Barack Obama racked up a convincing win in the North Carolina Democratic primary Tuesday, denying Hillary Rodham Clinton the "game changing" outcome she claimed was coming. Networks declared Obama the…

Democrats face yet another ‘day of destiny’

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton faced a new day of destiny Tuesday with Democratic primaries in Indiana and North Carolina, as the climax approached in their gripping White House race. Opinion…

A roller coaster political year

If the election were today, Democrats would sweep local, state and national offices -- and John McCain would be the nation's 44th president. …

A holiday from common sense

The gasoline-tax holiday as proposed by Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and John McCain may be good politics, but it's bad economics, very bad economics. The idea is to suspend that 18.4-cents-a-gallon…

Ruthless opportunist or gritty pol?

There's little middle ground when it comes to Hillary Rodham Clinton. You either love her or you hate her. What some see as grit and determination is viewed as ruthless and…