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Obama picks up key labor endorsement

Gathering strength, Sen. Barack Obama collected a key labor endorsement and coaxed away one of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's delegates on Friday, at the same time he criticized his rival…

McCain: Focus on November

John McCain is wasting no time running a general election campaign as he settles into his newfound role as the Republican Party's presidential nominee-in-waiting. "Both of them lack experience," the Arizona…

Hillary wants to rewrite the rules

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton desperately wants meaningless wins in Florida and Michigan to turn into votes she can count on. It won't be easy with the Democratic National Committee rules…

Latinos must reconsider Obama

Much is being said in the media, town-hall meetings and rallies about Latinos choosing between Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama as the next president of our country. Some…

Shifting demographics and America’s destiny

More fuel for the immigration debate: The Pew Research Center says immigration will drive the U.S. population sharply upward between now and 2050 -- and will push whites into a…

Clinton’s lost momentum

Her nomination was supposed to be such a foregone conclusion that she didn't even mount substantial get-out-the-vote operations in key states, including Ohio and Texas. What happened to Hillary Rodham…

Black lawmakers, leaders dump Hillary

In a fresh sign of trouble for Hillary Rodham Clinton, one of the former first lady's congressional black supporters intends to vote for Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention,…

Hillary losing ground with whites, women

Hillary Rodham Clinton's crushing losses in Maryland and Virginia highlight an erosion in what had been solid advantages among women, whites and older and working-class voters. While this week's results can…

Is Hillary’s fall a loss for women too?

It's Obama's to lose now. The race is as good as over. On the Democratic side that is. The Obama Phenom is gaining velocity and surge, not losing it. Sen. Barack…

Revisiting the youth vote

I went to see the best pundit I know to understand what the primaries mean so far. Of course, she must remain anonymous. Otherwise, everyone would consult her too, and…