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Stepping up the pace

New polls Sunday showed Democrats waging a desperate single-digit struggle four days before Iowa's leadoff US presidential nominating contest, and Republican Mitt Romney on the rebound. Former Democratic vice-presidential nominee John…

Going on the attack

Mike Huckabee says John McCain is a hero. McCain says Huckabee is a good man. And they both seem to agree on this: Mitt Romney is neither. The Republican rivals joined…

For 2008 the goal is win, win, win

A bit of bubbly, a few verses of Auld Lang Syne and candidates, candidates and more candidates. It's New Year's Eve in Iowa and New Hampshire. With the caucuses and primary…

Romney’s candor gap

As a presidential contender, Mitt Romney has the looks, the money and the campaign machine. He also has something of a candor gap. When confronted with questions that might conflict with…

Can Montana help Ron Paul?

Supporters of long-shot presidential hopeful Ron Paul say the Montana Republican Party's quirky caucus rules could create an opening for their candidate that other states don't offer. Under the "closed caucus"…

Shuffling the pawns in Iowa

"You want to talk why Iowa is three-dimensional chess, it is the ultimate. I think it's more five-dimensional chess, if there's such a thing ... " -- NBC political director…

Presidential battles heat up

White House foes renew battle Saturday on multiple fronts, through snow piled prairies and a blizzard of political ads, a tantalizing five days before their fates are first put to…

Fine-tuning the campaign rhetoric

After a year of position papers and policy speeches, handshakes in the summer heat and winter snow, advertising that floods mailboxes and TV screens, and too many bites of pork…

Candidates strike out with young voters

While the 2008 presidential candidates are taking potshots at each other, some young Americans are taking shots at the entire two-party system. When asked to respond to a YouTube video by…

It’s still the economy, stupid

Voters began to worry more about their pocketbooks over the last month — even more than about the war in Iraq. More than half the voters in an ongoing survey for…