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Obama’s new Vegas lounge act

The White House campaign has brought a new act to Vegas. Barack Obama has stepped up his campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton, and he's trying to use humor to bring…

Crunch time in Nevada

The fight for top-billing in Saturday's Nevada Democratic presidential caucus has become much like its model in Iowa: an hour-by-hour test of who has the best organization. But unlike Iowa, Nevada…

Hillary tries to win back black voters

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her campaign tried to mend ties to black voters Thursday when a key supporter apologized to her chief rival, Barack Obama, for comments that hinted at…

GOP’s nightmare: Deadlocked convention

Republicans, after three different winners in three primaries, worry about the possibility of a deadlocked convention. Perhaps it is appropriate that the party that has become the symbol for gridlock in…

‘Don’t throw us in that brier patch!’

In an interview with TV host Tyra Banks, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton likened the White House to a prison, raising the question of why she would want a…

He shoulda been a contender

Here's a movie treatment worth pitching Hollywood.

There's this guy running for president. He was born in the United States to a mixed-ethnic couple and received his early schooling…

For Republicans, a big jumbled mess

The Republican race heads south as a complete jumble.

Scorecard:

Michigan — Mitt Romney.

New Hampshire — John McCain.

Iowa — Mike Huckabee.

Now, after…

It’s Romney in Michigan

Mitt Romney scored his first major primary victory Tuesday, a desperately needed win in his native Michigan that gave his weakened presidential candidacy new life. It set the stage for…

Clinton, Obama back off in race war

Democratic presidential rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama stepped back from a controversy over race Monday night, agreeing that a prolonged clash over civil rights could harm their party's…

Giving credit where it’s due

It probably was inevitable that sometime during the increasingly acrimonious campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination a line in a speech or an answer to a question would provide an…