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Edwards turns attacks into campaign cash

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards on Wednesday encouraged his supporters to donate to his campaign in response to "hateful" comments from conservative author Ann Coulter. Edwards made his first comments to…

Thompson gets ex-wife, ex-girlfriend vote

Things must be going well for prospective presidential candidate Fred Thompson because even his ex-wife and former girlfriends are endorsing him. One-by-one they've said the Tennessee Republican is their man --…

Political anger, invective on the rise

Politics has long been a dirty business but many say the growth of the Internet and increase of web sites that deal with politics have turned political debate into a…

The blogger-in-chief

If Republican Fred Thompson enters the presidential race next month as expected, the actor and former senator will be aiming to add another title to a crowded resume -- blogger-in-chief. Thompson…

McCain: What, me worry?

Republican presidential candidate John McCain on Monday dismissed polls that show him slipping into single digits, arguing that his campaign is going through the typical ups and downs and will…

Obama: Close Gitmo now!

Barack Obama told a Texas crowd on Sunday that he wants the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainee facility closed — a step the Bush administration is considering. The Democratic presidential hopeful pledged…

Mrs. Edwards supports gay marriage

Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards, kicked off San Francisco's annual gay pride parade Sunday by splitting with her husband over support for legalized gay marriage. "I don't…

A candidate by any other middle name

What's in a name? Not much it seems for a U.S. presidential hopeful whose first name is Hillary. On her U.S. Senate Web site, she is New York Democratic Sen. Hillary…

Romney aide may have posed as cop

An ever-present aide to Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney took a leave of absence Friday after he became the subject of investigations in two states for allegedly impersonating a law…

Hillary courts the libs

Trying to win over her party's liberal activists, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday accused President Bush of disregarding the Constitution and promised to bring a new progressive…