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Fred’s drug-dealer buddy

Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson has been campaigning around the country using a private jet that was provided to him by a businessman and close adviser, who has a criminal…

Hillary claims she’s not secretive

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday rejected charges she's being secretive about her role as first lady in trying to overhaul the nation's health care system. "There's been some misunderstanding and some…

Hillary says she can handle critics

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her status as the Democratic presidential front-runner — not her gender — has led her male primary rivals to intensify their criticism of her. "I don't…

GOP right wing wants a 3rd party

White evangelical Protestants, a key support base for the Republican Party, still have not united behind a single candidate for the 2008 White House race, according to a new poll…

Hillary’s risky evasions

It could be a long two months for Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton if she continues to sidestep questions on big issues. With just seven weeks to go until the leadoff…

Can Edwards find salvation in Iowa?

Barb Jones is a foot soldier in John Edwards' Iowa political army, one of the people he is counting on to keep his White House bid alive. A 45-year-old mother of…

The ‘Nail Hillary’ debate

Democrats Barack Obama and John Edwards sharply challenged Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's candor, consistency and judgment Tuesday in a televised debate that underscored her front-runner status two months before the…

Rudy never met a war he didn’t like

In some circles, it's pretty much taken for granted that the war in Iraq is an unmitigated disaster with no possible gain for all the pain, and that you can…

Success can bring more scrutiny

The spotlight on former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee just got a bit brighter. That could explain why he was grinning as he strapped on a bass guitar and stood Friday night…

The GOP’s pissed-off right wing

At a recent regular function where an eclectic group of doctors, lawyers and former and current chiefs meets periodically over dinner to discuss issues of the day, I asked one…