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Voters no longer matter in election math

The current journal of the American Mathematical Society ponders the "disturbing reality" that the outcomes of our political elections have more to do with election rules than voters' wishes. …

Jim Carville’s hatchet job

Political insiders don't make good comedians. James Carville -- the lethal-mouthed one-time Bill Clinton campaign strategist -- was often a naughty exception. Take his classic quip. "Pennsylvania has Philly on the…

Maybe Obama should drop out of the race

Here's a statement you're hearing all over the place: one of the Democratic presidential candidates should drop out of the race. Here's a suggestion you'll hear nowhere else: Why shouldn't…

The Wright stuff

The same pundits who declared John McCain dead and Hillary Clinton inevitable are now saying Barack Obama has weathered the storm over his association with Jeremiah Wright. Color me skeptical.…

Lee Hamilton set to endorse Obama

Former Indiana Rep. Lee Hamilton is backing Sen. Barack Obama in an endorsement that could boost the presidential hopeful's national security standing, The Associated Press has learned. Hamilton, who during a…

Clinton’s ‘deadbeat’ campaign stiffs vendors

Angry vendors, stiffed by the financially-strapped Presidential campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton, warn others to avoid doing business with the New York Senator, calling her and her organization "deadbeats" and…

No more cowboy talk

Republican nominee-apparent John McCain is at increasing pains to show that his presidency would not be a third term of George W. Bush's presidency. And, in a major speech on…

Words matter in campaigns and in Iraq

The relative power of words, as opposed to actions, has been a recurring theme in the Democratic nomination contest between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Republicans are being tripped up…

Democratic mess helps McCain

John McCain's standing in the presidential race grows stronger each day as he benefits from the increasingly personal and extraordinarily protracted Democratic nomination fight between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack…

Women upset over Clinton’s treatment

Debra Starks has heard the calls for Hillary Rodham Clinton to quit the presidential race, and she's not happy about it. The 53-year old Wal-Mart clerk, so bedecked with Clinton campaign…