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For Clinton, an uphill struggle

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's must-win states of Ohio and Texas are no cakewalk for her, largely because independents and crossover Republicans are welcome to vote in their Democratic primaries. The political…

A scramble to hold on to delegates

Winning the delegates wasn't enough. Now the Democrats running for president must keep them from straying. The party's arcane system of caucuses and conventions has both campaigns working to keep…

Superdelegates defecting from Clinton

The Democratic superdelegates are starting to follow the voters — straight to Barack Obama. In just the past two weeks, more than two dozen of them have climbed aboard his presidential…

Yes, Latinos can vote for a black man

In a vapid attempt either to rescue sagging circulations or pander to Hillary Rodham Clinton or merely expose to the world how little they know about Hispanics, major U.S. newspapers…

Clinton to mayor: Stay away from me

Hillary Rodham Clinton has told Providence Mayor David Cicilline, her former state campaign chair, that he is barred from attending her Rhode Island appearance Sunday for fear that his presence…

Will Clinton pull the plug?

Speculation is mounting that Hillary Rodham Clinton may be ready to pull the plug on her faltering Presidential campaign. Sources within the beleaguered campaign say fund raising has dried up and…

Clinton, Obama spending $1 million a day

One million dollars a day. As Democratic Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton rushed from presidential contest to contest in January, that was how quickly they burned through their money. On…

Clinton backs off on attacks

Hillary Clinton, the front-runner no more, sought to bury Barack Obama, but also to praise him in their latest campaign debate and revive her own White House hopes in the…

Brace yourself for a nasty campaign

Ah, what fools we were to hope that maybe, this time, it wouldn't get nasty. In little more than eight months, we'll choose our next president, a person who will have…

More good news for Obama in Texas

There may be more good news awaiting Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois when the results -- influenced by a large Hispanic vote -- are announced following the March 4 Texas…