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For Democrats, election turns into nightmare

For all their delight in soaring voter registration and strong poll numbers, some Democrats fear the contest between Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton might have a nightmarish end,…

Obama: Clinton should not quit

Barack Obama refused Saturday to go along with other Democrats who are calling for Hillary Rodham Clinton to step away from the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. "My attitude is…

The Clinton ego will not let Hillary quit

Amid an increasing tidal wave of calls for her to get the hell out of the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton and her equally adamant former…

Democrats write the GOP campaign plan

It's far too early to make predictions about the potentially ruinous impact on Democratic Party hopes caused by the increasingly acrimonious struggle between senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. But…

New polls look bad for Clinton

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's positive rating has dropped to a new low of 37 percent in an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released on Wednesday. …

Obama tries to stem pastor fallout

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday sought to quell concerns over anti-American remarks by his former pastor, saying people are paying too much attention to a small number of…

Promoting right-wing garbage

Last week, one of the contributors to the popular right-wing blog Instapunk posted a fascinating little essay on what's wrong with black people. The author's critique, including racist epithets, featured the…

Desperate Clinton plays race card…again

Hillary Clinton Tuesday revived the row over fiery racial rhetoric by Democratic foe Barack Obama's former pastor, as she tried to dodge a storm over her overblown account of a…

4,000 reasons to remember Iraq is an issue

As a campaign issue, the Iraq war has been displaced by the economic damage done by irresponsible home-loan practices and ephemeral distractions like the oratorical excesses of Barack Obama's pastor.…

Yes, this is an election about race

At last, thanks to the Rev. Jeremiah Wright's "liberation theology" sermons, race has returned to center stage in the American conversation. …