Hillary continues her ‘bitter’ assault

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blasted her rival Barack Obama during a debate Sunday, accusing him of being “elitist” and “patronizing”.

Clinton again seized on a controversy sparked off by Obama’s comments about working class voters.

Obama, she said, was “elitist, out of touch, and frankly patronizing” for having labelled struggling working class voters “bitter.”

Pennsylvania could sway super delegates

The outcome of the Democratic presidential primary in Pennsylvania, pitting Hillary Clinton against Barack Obama April 22, could sway undecided “super-delegates” now expected to decide who gets the party’s nod.

Bitter words in a bitter campaign

Democratic Presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton says words don’t matter in an election campaign — unless those words provide fodder to attack an opponent and she and presumptive Republican nominee John McCain are teaming up to try and make Barack Obama pay for his "bitter" words about small-town voters.

Is Barack Obama a snob?

In the midst of an assault from his rivals, a defensive Barack Obama said Friday that many working-class Americans are angry and bitter over economic inequalities and have lost faith in Washington — and, as a result, vote on the basis of other issues such as gun protections or gay marriage.

Obama gaining on Clinton in PA

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton leads Barack Obama by 6 points among likely Pennsylvania Democratic primary voters but he is chipping away at her lead, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Tuesday.

With two weeks to go until the state’s April 22 primary, Clinton has a 50 percent to 44 percent lead, the poll found.

Chelsea Clinton and the ‘other woman’

Chelsea Clinton is spending long days on the campaign trail telling college crowds about her mother’s positions on everything from health care and student-loan costs to the Darfur crisis and gay rights.

But there is one subject she will not discuss — “The Other Woman.”

Voter fatigue sets in

Until about 2-1/2 weeks ago, Ed Soto used to get home from work, turn on the TV and watch CNN into the night for the latest political news.

About now, he’s sick of it.

“I don’t agree with a lot of the assessments that are being made,” said Soto, 22. “A lot of the commentators on TV, they’re getting on my nerves, and I’m tired of hearing ‘the best political team on television.’ ”

Technology is changing political polling

Your home phone rings, but you don’t pick up because you don’t recognize the number that flashes on your caller ID. Or maybe you abandoned your landline months ago because it’s more economical to use your cell phone.

The bizarre web of politics

Women splashing their faces with mini-John McCains.

A 4-foot-tall cross-dressing Chilean Hillary Clinton impersonator grooving to the sound of Hillary Duff.

Topless Barack Obama sharing the beach with a bikini-clad model.

This is the future — actually the present — of American politics.

Can Clinton survive latest campaign setbacks?

Hillary Clinton’s uphill quest to beat Barack Obama to the Democratic presidential nomination was reeling Monday after her top aide Mark Penn quit over a firestorm sparked by his lobbying ties to Colombia.