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Obama wins Virginia; GOP race too close to call

Barack Obama has won Virginia's Democratic primary, defeating Hillary Rodham Clinton. Obama is also hoping to capture first place in Tuesday's Democratic primaries in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Republicans are…

Hillary won’t release tax returns

Resisting calls from Barack Obama to release her income tax returns, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday she would only do so if she secures the Democratic presidential nomination and contended…

Obama hopes to turn Potomac Tuesday into a rout

Democrat Barack Obama hopes to rout Hillary Rodham Clinton in presidential primaries in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia while Republican John McCain seeks to put more distance between…

McCain is the right’s only real choice

The current position of conservative ideologues on Sen. John McCain's worthiness to be the Republican presidential nominee reminds one of the young man who threatens to punish a strict father…

Why does Hillary stand by her man?

I cannot count the number of women I have heard call Hillary Rodham Clinton a "damned fool" and "an idiot," along with other names, for staying with her adulterous husband,…

Conservative Gary Bauer endorses McCain

Republican John McCain challenged the notion he is struggling to rally conservative critics as he picked up the endorsement Monday of evangelical leader Gary Bauer. "We're doing fine. We're doing fine,"…

Obama takes Maine, closes in on Clinton

Barack Obama defeated Hillary Rodham Clinton in Maine presidential caucuses Sunday, grabbing a majority of delegates as the state's Democrats overlooked the snowy weather and turned out in heavy numbers…

Obama takes early lead in Maine caucus

Democrats overlooked the snowy weather and turned out in heavy numbers for municipal caucuses Sunday, giving Barack Obama a slight lead over Hillary Rodham Clinton in early tallies for the…

Clinton sacks campaign boss

Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton replaced campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle with longtime aide Maggie Williams on Sunday, engineering a shake-up in a presidential campaign struggling to overcome rival Barack…

A chink in McCain’s inevitability?

Sen. John McCain stumbled in the first elections since becoming the apparent Republican nominee for president, losing the Kansas caucuses as another round of states voted Saturday. Despite losing to former…