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Hillary leads in Iowa poll

Hillary Rodham Clinton has taken the lead among Democratic presidential candidates in an Iowa poll, an encouraging sign of progress toward overcoming a big hurdle in the race. Although the New…

Clinton aide works for Blackwater

Senator Hillary Clinton’s top consultant in her campaign for President is also head of the giant public relations company that helped Blackwater USA CEO Erik Prince prepare his lies-filled testimony…

Ron Paul raises $5 million

Long-shot Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul raised a surprising $5 million during the past three months, capitalizing on his stance as the only anti-war contender in the GOP field. Paul, a…

Hillary is the fundraising queen

Hillary Rodham Clinton defied the usual slow flow of summer money, tapping 100,000 new donors and outpacing all other presidential candidates in the chase for campaign cash over the past…

Rabid right threatens revolt

Some of the nation's most politically influential conservative Christians, alarmed by the prospect of a Republican presidential nominee who supports abortion rights, are considering backing a third-party candidate. More than 40…

Obama, Thompson raise big bucks

Barack Obama raised more than $19 million this summer for the presidential primaries, holding his lead for now in the race for campaign cash though still trailing Democratic rival Hillary…

Are Fred’s new friends just fair weather?

They worked the buffet line like newlyweds greeting guests at their wedding. Former Sen. Fred Thompson and his bride, Jeri, made all the new friends they could at the Iowa Christian…

Obama: Hillary is more of the same

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Sunday that the front-runner for his party's nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton, does not offer the break from politics as usual that voters need. Both Sen.…

Fundraising oneupmanship begins

Presidential campaigns aggressively competed for dollars up to the last minute of the third quarter, eager to build their bank accounts for an expensive stretch of media advertising and voter…

Too much of the same old pols?

Forty percent of Americans have never lived when there wasn't a Bush or a Clinton in the White House. Anyone got a problem with that? With Hillary Rodham Clinton hoping to…