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Good thing we don’t have to vote right now

We have learned that Hillary Rodham Clinton's White House years were scheduled to the minute, studded with meetings and photo opportunities. But after her health-care fiasco, there were few policymaking…

Brother, can you spare some change?

"Change" is certainly the password among the candidates. But what does it really mean? Is it "the few loose coins in my pocket," like someone told me? Or is it…

New Mexico governor endorses Obama

Bill Richardson says he's backing Obama, who he says can unite the nation and restore America's moral leadership in the world.…

McCain moves toward public financing

Move would provide $84 million, but could put him at a disadvantage to a better-funded Democratic opponent.…

Yes, white men can vote

You probably wouldn't believe me if I told you this, but listen to The Washington Post's astute reporter, Dan Balz: "In the fierce campaign between Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack…

Think of politics as a holiday

As the presidential primaries continue to grab all the attention, a parallel but less publicized contest has been taking place among familiar characters. …

Obama: ‘I can be trusted to end the Iraq war’

Barack Obama suggested Wednesday that Hillary Clinton could not be trusted to end the Iraq war because she only started opposing it when she began her bid for president. In a…

Obama takes over race issue and runs with it

"Race doesn't matter," the crowd chanted after Sen. Barack Obama's sweeping victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary, made possible by heavy black support and a solid showing among white…

Libs want Democratic nomination decided

Liberals are antsy. They haven't seen Democratic voter enthusiasm like this in a long time and they'd rather not wait until the party's August convention to harness it to the…

Clinton will release some first lady records

Hillary Rodham Clinton's schedules as first lady — thousands of pages worth — are being released after months of pressure and criticism that the Clintons were delaying making them public. …