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Dems agree on Irag & immigration

Democratic White House candidates embraced Hispanic concerns in the first ever Spanish-language presidential debate, unanimously promising to bring troops home from Iraq and to begin working on immigration in their…

Fred bashing and other political follies

Former Sen. Fred Thompson didn't join the other eight Republican presidential contenders at a debate on Fox News this week. But some people watched the commercials just as closely. "Like the Super…

Can we really trust Hillary Clinton?

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, who both fascinates and infuriates, has a new message in her determined quest to return to the White House, this time as president. The new TV ad…

Bagging the suckers

In the words of the patron saint of political consultants, there's a sucker born every minute. In California it'll cost you a couple of million to reach the suckers. But…

Among GOP, only Ron Paul opposes war

Republican presidential contenders voiced support for the Iraq war Wednesday night despite a warning from anti-war candidate Ron Paul that they risk dragging the party down to defeat in 2008. "Even…

Union endorses Edwards

The New York City-based Transport Workers Union of America endorsed John Edwards on Thursday, saying the former North Carolina senator was the most electable of the Democratic presidential candidates. Edwards was…

Thompson joins the GOP race

Fred Thompson officially entered a wide-open Republican presidential race Thursday, vowing to invigorate a dispirited GOP and promising to thwart another Clinton from capturing the presidency. The former Tennessee senator harkened…

Republicans debate; Fred announces

Eight Republicans argued over the Iraq war and immigration before a crowd of 3,600 New Hampshire voters. Missing in action: actor-politician Fred Thompson, who skipped the debate in favor of…

It’s showtime on the campaign trail

After months of grand rhetoric, endless fundraising and heavy campaigning, the 2008 presidential race kicks into even higher gear this week at the start of a four-month sprint to the…

Hillary claims she’s the one for change

Seeking to dispel rivals' claims that she can't bring needed change to Washington, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton told supporters Sunday that her years in public life and willingness to seek…