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Obama admits a ‘dumb mistake’

In a rare moment of political candor, Democratic Presidential contender Barack Obama Monday admitted his campaign screwed up big time by sending out a memo criticizing opponent Hillary Clinton's financial…

Obama, Thompson lead in South Carolina

South Carolina appears poised to shake up the 2008 presidential race, with Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Fred Thompson the frontrunners in a new state survey by Mason-Dixon. With strong support…

Big mouth means big bucks

Former President Clinton, who might someday be the first spouse, traveled the globe last year, making more than $10 million giving speeches at corporate retreats, trade group gatherings and motivational…

Factoring in the women’s vote

The women's vote plays an increasingly important role in elections. In past contests, candidates vied for the "Soccer Moms" but the vote of women is more than just suburban housewives.…

If it sounds like a candidate…

Fred Thompson didn't enter the 2008 presidential race Tuesday, but he talked like he was getting close to jumping in. Asked by Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show" if he'd like…

Derailing the Straight Talk Express

Sen. John McCain was wrapping up his last campaign speech in Iowa on Friday when an audience member turned the tables. Don't listen to the "screwballs" in the media and the…

Ohmigod! Democrats find religion!

After baring their souls in a live television confessional, top Democratic White House hopefuls have put Republicans on notice that religious voters are up for grabs.

Senator Hillary Clinton,…

Iraq war divides Democrats too

The Democratic presidential race is starting to hinge on the question of who really is in the driver's seat when it comes to setting a new course in Iraq.

GOP candidates fault Bush’s failed war

President Bush drew sporadic, startling criticism Tuesday night from Republican White House hopefuls unhappy with his handling of the Iraq war, his diplomatic style and his approach to immigration.

Longshot candidates ignore the obvious

Duncan Hunter says he starts his daily quests for media exposure doing interviews at "Oh-dark thirty." Joe Biden says his one disadvantage is being unable to hire his own plane.…