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Edwards, Clinton spar over lobbying

John Edwards and Hillary Rodham Clinton tussled over accepting campaign contributions from powerful health care groups Monday at a forum on cancer that attracted four Democratic hopefuls. Each candidate spoke separately…

Another staffer bails on Thompson

Republican Fred Thompson sidestepped questions Monday about the departure of yet another high-level aide to his presidential campaign-in-waiting. Linda Rozett, a longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce official, is gone from the…

Obama: ‘I’ll work with some Republicans’

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama often says he will be a candidate that will bring both parties together and Saturday he named a few of the Republicans he would reach…

Thompson likes his position

All-but-declared GOP candidate Fred Thompson said Saturday he is in a sound position to make a run for the nomination even though others announced their candidacies months ago. "We have done…

Hillary trots out the celebs

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to her favorite family vacation spot Saturday to raise money for her presidential campaign at a celebrity-studded event where she took some pointed swipes at…

Huckabee: Republicans have failed

Presidential contender Mike Huckabee says his party took a beating in the 2006 election because too many of its candidates didn't act like Republicans. "We didn't fight corruption like we should,…

Clinton under fire for terror comment

Democratic rivals criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday for her comment that a terror attack before the election would help the Republicans. On Thursday, the New York senator told supporters in…

The Godly Democrats

In Sunday's Democratic presidential candidate debate on ABC, the most interesting yet least-publicized exchange came in the form of the candidates' responses to a question on religion. As wildly unpopular as…

The return of big labor

After the 2004 elections some pundits declared big labor dead, killed by its own inability to influence elections. Organized labor spent millions trying to defeat George W. Bush and put Democrats…

Obama presidency a stretch for some

Barack Obama knows it's a stretch to think of him as president. Just 46 years old and three years out of the Illinois legislature, the freshman senator also understands that the…