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For Republicans, a muddled mess

It's a different winner every day in the Republican presidential race. Mike Huckabee took Iowa, John McCain won New Hampshire and Mitt Romney was second to both — but claimed victory…

Women for Clinton; moderates for McCain

It was almost as if the candidates were running for president of two different countries. Exit polls showed that rather than reaffirming Iowa's results from five days earlier, New Hampshire…

A short stint as a frontrunner

Barack Obama didn't even have time to get used to being the front-runner before he was the underdog again. Hillary Rodham Clinton's unanticipated victory Tuesday night in New Hampshire evened up…

McCain & Clinton: The comeback duo

A lot of people who thought they knew something about the political process woke up with a hangover this morning -- their minds muddled by the intoxication of arrogance and…

Hillary Clinton pulls off the comeback

Democratic Presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton -- written off for dead by pundits, pollsters and even some in her own campaign -- pulled off the upset of the young campaign…

McCain captures New Hampshire

Arizona Sen. John McCain, written off for dead last year in the GOP Presidential sweepstakes, pulled off an solid win in the New Hampshire primary, easily defeating former front runner…

Is it normal to be broke?

Sen. Barack Obama is running for the White House, but it was not so long ago that he was so broke his debit card was declined. At an unscheduled campaign stop…

Can Obama, McCain capture New Hampshire?

New Hampshire goes to the polls Tuesday for the second key clash of White House hopefuls, with surging Democrat Barack Obama likely to deal a second defeat to former first…

The false promise of change

With all this talk about change from the presidential aspirants, one should remember that in politics, as in few other endeavors, the more things change the more they stay the…

Race is still an issue with Obama

In light of Barack Obama's victory in the Iowa caucuses, I am revisiting a column I wrote on Oct. 29, 2006, about Obama's presidential candidacy. I argued that his overnight…