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Bloomberg not running for President

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has squashed the notion of running for president this year, declaring that he will not seek the White House but might put his support behind another candidate…

Is the media biased against Hillary Clinton?

Are media outlets biased against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton due to her gender? It's an open question and one I'm not prepared to answer. But Tuesday night's debate in Cleveland…

Nader has every right to run for President

Bloggers already are deriding him as the second coming of Harold Stassen. Democrats, who accused him of swinging the 2000 election to the Republicans, now dismiss him as a crank. Isn't…

Who will win the race to the bottom?

Because you can't keep a good democracy down -- and it hasn't been for want of official effort the past seven years -- the presidential election campaign has generated extraordinary…

Civil rights leader dumps Clinton

Civil rights leader John Lewis has dropped his support for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential bid in favor of Barack Obama. Lewis, a Democratic congressman from Atlanta, is the most prominent black…

Clinton backtracks on tax returns

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton says she won't release her tax returns until she has the Democratic presidential nomination in hand, and not before tax filing time comes in mid-April. Clinton argued…

Clinton on Russian leader: ‘Whatever’

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, who has argued she would be stronger on foreign policy than rival Barack Obama, stumbled over the name of the likely new Russian president…

Debate unlikely to change anything

Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are making their final pitches to voters in Ohio and Texas, must-win contests for Clinton, after a mostly somber and policy-filled debate that seemed…

Time to close the deal

By now we are all on a first-name basis. Hillary and Barack have joined us in our living rooms night after night, hoping to close the deal in very different…

Fact-checking the debate

Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are paying a price for artful dodges on trade over the years, a burden on display in their debate Tuesday night. Thanks to past…