June 27, 2008 If politics had supermarket tabloids, today's headlines would say:
June 23, 2008 With successes at home and abroad, President Bush has had a pretty good month. He won continued war funding, got what he wanted on warrantless spying legislation and was received favorably on his trip to Europe. But his approval ratings remain low...
June 12, 2008 Right now it seems likely that the choice of running mates by John McCain and Barack Obama will bring more complaints than praise. Whichever way the nominees may turn in their respective mazes, the dissents will outweigh the sighs of satisfaction....
June 5, 2008 Hillary Clinton sent supporters an e-mail Thursday saying she plans to "support" Barack Obama at a rally on Saturday. The note did not exactly say she'd drop out of the race or hand over her delegates. NPR examines what Clinton's words mean and what she'll do.
June 3, 2008 As the voting comes to an end, the resentment comes to a boil. And in this superheated atmosphere, accusations will fill the air.
May 31, 2008 Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving tells Scott Simon about what's ahead Saturday as the Democratic Party's Rules and Bylaws Committee meets to discuss the fate of the Michigan and Florida delegates.
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May 28, 2008 Everybody loves playing "Pick the VP" except the people who actually have to pick one. Doing it in real life often turns out to be painful and thankless.
May 26, 2008 Uncounted delegates from Michigan and Florida are again in question as Democrats on the party's Rules and Bylaws Committee meet to decide their fate this weekend. The meeting could tip the contest either way.
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May 20, 2008 While the war between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton has dragged on, John McCain has stood alone on the Republican side of the field. He has had an unparalleled opportunity to define his candidacy, assemble a fall campaign team, shore up his sup...
May 13, 2008 Sen. Hillary Clinton's victory speech in West Virginia makes it clear she's still in the race, but includes conciliatory language aimed at Sen. Barack Obama. The outcome may also show that Obama has work to do to win over white voters.
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May 13, 2008 Sen. Hillary Clinton's projected win in West Virginia is attributed to strength among white, working class voters. Does Sen. Barack Obama still have some work to do to win over white voters?
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May 9, 2008 By now, no one needs more rehashing of the numbers, but here's the short version: Barack Obama has a virtual lock on the delegates he needs to be the 2008 Democratic nominee for president.
May 7, 2008 On a night when Hillary Clinton's comeback campaign seemed poised for another triumph, it was Barack Obama's campaign that surprised instead. He defied polls and expectations in both the North Carolina and Indiana primaries.
May 2, 2008 Earlier in this primary season, Hillary Clinton warned Democrats that if Barack Obama won the Democratic presidential nod, he would wilt under attacks from the GOP in the fall.
April 29, 2008 It is good to be John McCain these days. Fortune beams upon him the way it sometimes did on heroes of Greek myth.
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