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Democratic White House hopefuls made history Monday, parrying Internet video questions from voters soured on modern politics, in a sign of the Web's booming role in elections. "Wassup? asked the first…

Mr. Giuliani goes to Iowa

SLOAN, Iowa -- He squeezed into the diner flanked by burly fellows in pinstriped suits. When the country's most famous city slicker came to this small farm town last week, a…

All nice and polite…for now

The 2008 White House race has groundbreaking candidates, record-shattering spending and crowded debates, but so far it lacks a more common feature of recent campaigns -- negative and sometimes personal…

McCain has more cash than predicted

Second-quarter campaign reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show former GOP frontrunner John McCain with $3.2 million cash on hand - about $1.2 million above the $2 million that…

Iraq war will dominate 2008 election

Divisions over Iraq extended to the presidential campaign during the Senate's all-night debate, with Republican John McCain steadfastly backing President Bush's war strategy as Democratic rivals demanded troop withdrawals. "Our defeat…

Can McCain survive?

The plight of Republican Sen. John McCain's campaign for U.S. president conjures up all sorts of mixed metaphors: On a wing and a prayer, teetering on the brink, one foot…

GOP voters: We don’t want any of ‘em

And the leading Republican presidential candidate is ... none of the above. The latest Associated Press-Ipsos poll found that nearly a quarter of Republicans are unwilling to back top-tier hopefuls Rudy…

Democrats outpace Republicans in funds

It didn't matter whether they raised more money or not, most presidential candidates certainly boosted their spending in the second quarter of the year. More on staff. More on travel. More…

Ron Paul’s funds tops other long shots

Ron Paul, the Texas congressman running a long-shot campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, raised $2.4 million from April through June and ended the quarter with a similar amount in…

Dodd rips Edwards, Clinton over debates

Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd on Saturday criticized rivals John Edwards and Hillary Rodham Clinton, who were overheard discussing among themselves their hope of limiting the number of Democrats in presidential…