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Another (yawn) GOP debate

Under pressure from their rivals, the leading Republican presidential contenders defended their conservative credentials on abortion, gun control and tax cuts in a feisty debate Tuesday night.

"Republicans should…

Religious leader Jerry Falwell dead at 73

Rev. Jerry Falwell
  Rev. Jerry Falwell (AP)
The Rev. Jerry Falwell, who founded the…

Rudy’s potential conflicts of interest

Energy companies, FBI agents, a media tycoon and even a candlemaker: Rudy Giuliani's firm has lobbied for them all and dozens more in Washington, opening the door to a wide…

Romney: America ready for a Mormon President

Mitt Romney and wife
Mitt Romney & wife (AP)
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he also is troubled…

McCain admits Bush hurts GOP

John McCain (AP)
Sen. John McCain (AP)
John McCain wants it both ways.

The Arizona Senator and…

Lies, damn lies and death tolls

Barack Obama, caught up in the fervor of a campaign speech Tuesday, drastically overstated the Kansas tornadoes death toll, saying 10,000 had died. The death toll was 12.

Presidential race tightens up

Keith Olbermann: The left wing’s Bill O’Reilly?


Thompson tries to sound Reganesque

050507thompson.jpgEvoking the legacy of Ronald Reagan, potential presidential candidate Fred Thompson told fellow Republicans that smaller government and lower taxes are the way…

Republican candidates still back Bush’s war