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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…

Edwards used non-profit for self-promotion

When John Edwards pursued his crusade against poverty in 2005, he created a nonprofit center that allowed him to maintain a high profile — and avoid the legal scrutiny aimed…

Rudy admits mistake joining Iraq group

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani Wednesday defended his decision to quit the Iraq Study Group before it finished its work, saying he realized it was "a mistake" to…

Bill Richardson gets down and dirty

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who began his race for the Democratic presidential nomination by asking competitors to sign a pledge to run only positive campaigns, is now poking sharp…

Rudy’s South Carolina chairman indicted

Republican Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani's South Carolina state chairman stepped down Tuesday after a federal grand jury indicted him on cocaine charges. Thomas Ravenel, South Carolina State Treasurer, is a former…

Bloomberg quits Repubican Party

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now a politician looking for a party. He may also be looking at a run for the President as an independent in 2008. Bloomberg quit the…