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Reclaiming the American dream

Most Americans have simple dreams. A job that can support a family. Health care we can count on and afford. A retirement that is dignified and secure. Education and opportunity…

Hyphens, history and hypocrites

Each week, I receive at least one letter or e-mail from a white person asking me to explain why blacks hyphenate their identity, referring to themselves as African-Americans. And each…

New questions on Obama’s honesty

Barack Obama's senior economic policy advisor threw a monkey wrench into the Democratic frontrunner's smooth-running campaign machine recently by telling Canadian government officials the candidate's tough talk on NAFTA was…

The corrupt skeleton in Barack Obama’s closet

As Democratic Presidential frontrunner Barack Obama heads into two crucial big-state primaries that could seal his hold on the nomination, serious questions remain unanswered about his relationship with a Syrian-born…

For Clinton, the ‘Bill’ may be overdue

From the beginning, political pros worried that Bill Clinton would be the real problem for Hillary Clinton's quest to become America's first woman President. It wasn't just just the womanizing…

Democratic candidates deadlocked in Ohio, Texas

Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are deadlocked in Texas and Ohio heading into potentially decisive presidential showdowns, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Houston Chronicle poll released on Saturday. Clinton is fighting to…

Bush aide resigns after plagiarism revealed

An aide to US President George W. Bush resigned Friday over charges he had resorted to plagiarism in his writings. Timothy Goeglein, who served as a liaison between Bush and religious…

Obama, Clinton go to war over war

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama fought Saturday over who would keep America safe and prosperous, in a furious political row as the moment of truth in their White House battle…

Hillary: From inevitable to impossible

Hillary Rodham Clinton's once well-oiled campaign machine has devolved into a dysfunctional, bickering, petty collection of squabbles, disputes and shoutfests as the struggling Presidential candidate heads into what could be…

Another Clinton campaign screwup

Inquiries from the Rocky Mountain News prompted Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign on Thursday to remove a supporter's "Bill in blackface?" event announcement from her official campaign Web site. The notice…