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Sparks fly as GOP Presidential race heats up

Republican Mitt Romney accused John McCain of using dirty tricks by suggesting the former Massachusetts governor wanted a deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, in a spirited debate Wednesday…

There has to be a better way

Politics is an honorable and, in a democracy, essential calling and at the pinnacle of that field is the American presidency. What we require our candidates to go through to…

Once again, Florida becomes a benchmark

Florida is the last sizable state to vote for presidential candidates in advance of "Super Tuesday" on Feb. 5, which will involve more than 20 states. While the Sunshine…

The coming fight over Florida’s delegates

Contravening conventional wisdom once again, I take issue with this Associated Press report coming out of the Florida primary: "Hillary Rodham Clinton finished Tuesday's Florida Democratic primary with more votes than…

Some day, race will disappear as an issue

Comedian Bill Maher had it right --did no one notice Barack Obama was black before South Carolina? Up to that primary, the contenders handled race rather responsibly. But in the heat…

McCain is on a roll

John McCain has taken pole position in the Republican White House race, having secured Rudolph Giuliani's endorsement and with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger poised to follow suit. Fresh from a crucial…

Edwards suspends campaign

Democrat John Edwards bowed out of the race for the White House on Wednesday, saying it was time to step aside "so that history can blaze its path" in a…

Edwards drops Presidential run

Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, who focused his bid for the Democratic nomination on helping the middle class, will withdraw from the presidential race in a speech later on…

McCain becomes a frontrunner

Sen. John McCain won a breakthrough triumph in the Florida primary Tuesday night, seizing the upper hand in the Republican presidential race ahead of next week's coast-to-coast contests and lining…

Rudy exits, stage left

In the end, 9/11 wasn't enough. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, once the Republican presidential front-runner thanks to his status as "America's Mayor," suffered a debilitating defeat in Tuesday's…