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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…

Gilmore drops long-shot Presidential bid

Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore ended his long-shot campaign for presidency on Saturday. The 57-year-old Republican said in a written statement that his late start, near the end of April, and…

McCain takes blame for lame campaign

Republican John McCain said Friday he was to blame for the weakened state of his presidential campaign that has undergone two major staff shake-ups in a week and is nearly…

Troubled McCain campaign retrenches

John McCain jettisoned his two top aides Tuesday as the one-time Republican front-runner struggled to right a presidential bid in deep financial and political trouble. Campaign manager Terry Nelson and chief…

Cindy Sheehan threatens run against Pelosi

Cindy Sheehan, the slain soldier's mother whose attacks on President Bush made her a darling of the anti-war movement, has a new target: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Sheehan, who announced in…

Edwards: Count votes, not money

Presidential hopeful John Edwards said Saturday he's raising enough money to compete in the early states and invoked Howard Dean's 2004 fundraising totals as a cautionary tale. "Money will not decide…

Hypocrisy, thy name is Fred Thompson

The non-candidate that Republicans claim is their great conservative hope lobbied in 1991 for abortion rights -- an action that contradicts his claim to Ronald Reagan's right-wing legacy. Fred Dalton Thompson,…

Playing the blame game on pardons

The White House on Thursday accused former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton, of hypocrisy for criticizing President George W. Bush's decision to spare ex-aide Lewis "Scooter"…

Politics gets weird; the weird turn pro

It's a strange world: When doctors conspire to kill innocent people; when the president who insists on tough sentences for criminals lets a convicted felon who is a friend out of…