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GOP hopes voter anger is non-partisan

Republican strategists hope a volatile electorate will save the party from congressional losses in 2008 that appear possible due to a string of setbacks. Democrats hold clear edges in raising money,…

Say what? Cheney, Obama are cousins?

Lynne Cheney said Tuesday that her husband, Vice President Dick Cheney, is a distant cousin of his political polar opposite: Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama. Cheney said she made the surprising…

The politics of faith

The sociologist Peter Berger once observed that, if India is the world's most religious country and Sweden the least, the United States is a country of Indians ruled by Swedes. He…

The life of a political surrogate

The audience stood in unison as former Denver Mayor Federico Pena made his triumphant entrance at the local public library. Both people, that is. Pena shook a couple of hands, made some…

Hillary leads the money chase

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton has pulled ahead of rival Barack Obama at the bank as well as in the polls and both continue to crush Republicans in the money race. Clinton…

Clinton tops others on the ‘Net too

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has largely steered clear of traditional radio and television advertising, instead nurturing the Internet audience and drawing the largest number of online visitors. Clinton, a senator…

Fred: ‘I’m the real conservative’

Presidential hopeful Fred Thompson cast himself Monday as the consistent Republican conservative in the race and suggested during a speech on Rudy Giuliani's home turf that the former New York…

Republicans ramp up the rhetoric

Forget the pleasantries. The criticism grows sharper by the day in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. The reason: Rudy Giuliani, Mitt Romney, John McCain and Fred Thompson are bunched…

Where’s Fred?

Mitt Romney was in Michigan, Colorado, Arizona and Nevada and then went back to Michigan. Rudy Giuliani visited Florida, Michigan, South Carolina, Alabama, Washington and New Hampshire. John McCain went…

Hillary ignores Social Security issue

The lack of attention by candidates of both parties to the huge entitlements crisis facing this country has been, to say the least, troubling. But Sen. Hillary Clinton, in an interview…