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Let’s try an election without pollsters

The young prince of Democratic politics glided into New Hampshire on a magic carpet of soaring poll numbers, great expectations, adoring crowds and a swooning press corps. The town halls…

Hillary & Obama play the race card

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have become embroiled in racially tinged disputes as large numbers of black voters prepare to get their first say in the Democratic presidential campaign.

Republicans can still control their destiny

The opportunity for Republicans to hold onto the presidency in 2008 is far better than what conventional punditry would have us believe. But for Republicans to capture this opportunity, they…

Become a Capitol Hill Blue blogger

Starting today, any registered reader of Capitol Hill Blue can start and maintain a blog on our web site.

That's right. Blue's readers are now our bloggers. We want to…

Minority voters take center stage

With nomination contests in lily-white Iowa and New Hampshire settled, minority voting power now moves into the spotlight. Historical realities suggest that blacks and Hispanics won't play much of a role…

Economy, war top campaign issues

The faltering economy has caught the Iraq war as people's top worry, a national poll suggests, with the rapid turnabout already showing up on the presidential campaign trail and in…

Fred & Mike get down and dirty

Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee went from Mr. Nice to Mr. Nasty when rival Fred Thompson started calling him what he considered a bad name — a liberal. The Southerners are…

Is Rudy Giuliani broke?

About a dozen senior campaign staffers for Rudy Giuliani are forgoing their January paychecks, a sign of possible money trouble for the Republican presidential candidate and last year's national front-runner. "We…

When in doubt, turn to tax breaks

Republican presidential rivals backed a blend of tax and spending cuts Thursday night to head off an election-year recession they generally agreed is avoidable. "We should reduce taxes on middle-income…

Are Republicans ready to rumble?

White House contenders fanned out Thursday as the gripping US presidential race headed into a series of make-or-break contests and rival Republicans limbered up for a debate "brawl." The Democratic field,…