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Mixed reviews on Thompson

The returns are mixed on Fred Thompson's first two months in the presidential race. The Republican candidate has battled criticism for his light campaign schedule, laid-back style and rambling speeches.…

Independents swinging towards Dems

Trisha Swonger, part of the remarkable 43 percent of New Hampshire voters who call themselves independents, remembers the balloons and euphoria in 2000 when her man, John McCain, won the…

Ron Paul raises $3.5 million in 20 hours

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, aided by an extraordinary outpouring of Internet support Monday, hauled in more than $3.5 million in 20 hours. Paul, the Texas congressman with a Libertarian tilt…

Hillary’s gender gap

The bleachers told the tale of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's gender gap. Women outnumbered men by more than 3-to-1 as she stood on a simple stage inside a farm shed and…

Feminists lukewarm towards Hillary

Many American women are excited about Democrat Hillary Clinton's ground-breaking bid for the White House, but feminists warn she can't count on them just because she's a woman. They said tens…

Fred’s drug-dealer quits campaign

An adviser to Republican Fred Thompson quit the presidential candidate's campaign Monday, one day after a report about his decades-old criminal record for drug dealing. "I have decided to resign my…

Unions ready to cash in on Dem win

If the Democrats hold both houses of the U.S. Congress and take the White House in the 2008 elections, America's struggling unions plan to trade their political support for a…

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…