Former Texas Sen. Phil Gramm resigned Friday from his role as GOP presidential candidate John McCain's campaign co-chairman, hoping to quiet the uproar that followed his comments that the United States had become a "nation of whiners" whose constant complaints about the U.S. economy show they are in a "mental recession."Read More
Sen. Barack Obama 's trip to the Middle East and Europe marks his first high-profile step onto the international stage, a campaign-season audition of sorts for a presidential hopeful pledging a new era in diplomacy and an end to the U.S. combat role in Iraq.Read More
It's kind of creepy that the network anchors are tagging along after Barack Obama on his great overseas adventure.Read More
While disagreeing with Barack Obama on maybe three-fourths of his so-far enunciated political views, I actually like and admire the guy, perhaps as eloquent a speaker and alert an intellect as has pursued the presidency in my lifetime.Read More
The economy is deteriorating so quickly and dramatically that it threatens to overtake many proposals the presidential candidates have been offering for months.Read More
Stirring her morning coffee, lifelong Republican Grace Droog voiced her doubts — and those of many evangelical voters — about what she isn't hearing from John McCain in this year's presidential election.
"I look for something about his faith," she said. "It's very important, it's what our nation was founded on."Read More
Democrat Barack Obama's presidential campaign says it raised $52 million last month.
The Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee ended the month of June with a combined total of nearly $72 million in the bank.
Last week the campaign of Republican John McCain reported raising more than $22 million in June, which was his best month of the year.Read More
Sen. Barack Obama's campaign talks about religion at "American values" house parties. He courts young Christians during campus visits. And his backers put religious messages on social networking Web sites.Read More
It's a pretty safe bet that the majority of Obama supporters also champion affirmative action or racial and gender preferences in employment, college admissions and government contracting.
Democrat Barack Obama wants to prove he's ready to be a wartime commander in chief. Republican John McCain hopes to sell the idea that his rival is not.Read More