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Clinton baits but Obama isn’t biting

If Hillary Rodham Clinton is baiting her Democratic presidential rival with increasingly pointed criticisms, Barack Obama isn't biting. At least not yet. Savoring his Mississippi primary victory Tuesday, Obama brushed off…

Time for Obama to catch a new wave

Political candidates are like surfers, always seeking the perfect wave -- the perfect video wave -- conveying the image they can ride to victory. …

Clinton plays the race card

While publicly claiming she disagrees with racist statements by former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro, Democratic contender Hillary Clinton refuses to remove Ferraro from her fundraising role with the campaign,…

Obama crushes Clinton in Mississippi

Barack Obama coasted to victory in Mississippi's Democratic primary Tuesday, latest in a string of racially polarized presidential contests across the Deep South and a final tune-up before next month's…

Obama aims for Mississippi win

Mississippi Democrats are deciding the last in a series presidential contests between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton before the two rivals settle in for a six-week battle to win…

A simple solution to the Dems’ delegate dilemma

Democrats are talking about a "redo" of the Florida and Michigan primaries, as if they were reshooting a movie scene. We are told it's not because a redo could give…

McCain seeks to cash in on nomination

This is the week John McCain takes a measure of what the Republican nomination is worth. The Arizona senator, less than a week removed from having secured enough delegates to…

Florida mail-in primary plan gains traction

A consensus began to emerge Sunday that the best way to give Florida's Democrats a voice in electing a candidate for president lies with the U.S. Postal Service. The Democratic National…

Why Tony Rezko is a problem for Barak Obama

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has been questioning her rival Sen. Barack Obama's relationship to political donor Tony Rezko, now on trial for fraud — particularly Rezko's involvement in the purchase…

Girl in Clinton ad is an Obama supporter

Casey Knowles didn't much like a recent campaign commercial for Hillary Clinton — even though she's in it as a sleeping 8-year-old. After all, she about to turn 18 now and…