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Calling the Obama kettle black

Bill Clinton says Sen. Barack Obama is a highly ambitious, political prodigy who is asking voters to "roll the dice" and elect him president. He should know — that's a fair…

Faith and reason in politics

On Dec. 6, during a speech in College Station, Texas, Republican presidential candidate George Romney assured America that his membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is…

Lieberman will endorse McCain

Sen. John McCain, trying to build momentum toward a reprise of his 2000 New Hampshire primary victory, is piling up high-profile endorsements, including one from another political maverick, Sen. Joseph…

McCain, Clinton win key endorsements

Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Clinton got a boost to their campaigns for presidential nominations from an influential newspaper on Sunday despite setbacks in opinion polls. The Des Moines Register,…

GOP hopefuls haunted by Bush record

Republican White House contender Mike Huckabee refused to apologize Sunday after a rival accused him of insulting President George W. Bush by describing his foreign policy as "arrogant." Huckabee butted heads…

Obama, Clinton in dead heat for Iowa

Barack Obama is hitting his stride, just as Hillary Clinton's Democratic campaign stutters, setting up a closely fought sprint to January's first White House nominating contest. With the race a statistical…

Just who is Hillary Rodham Clinton?

Hillary Rodham Clinton likes to say she was born in the middle of the country at the middle of the century, in a Chicago suburb that defined a childhood out…

When in Iowa, be nice

Two old sayings are colliding in the presidential campaign, and there's some truth to both of them. Politics is dirty. Midwesterners are nice. That's why the presidential candidates avoided attacking each…

Stuffing the ballot box?

Will they be checking for out-of-state IDs at the caucuses? The major presidential campaigns are flooding the state with hundreds of field staffers, and there's at least some concern that those…

When in doubt, tax the rich

Democratic presidential hopefuls called for higher taxes on the highest-paid Americans and on big corporations Thursday and agreed in an unusually cordial debate that any thought of balancing the federal…