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Entries by Katharine Zaleski from 01/2008

Violence Delays Pakistan Elections Until February

Posted 01.02.2008 | Huffington Post

Pakistani elections will be delayed until Feb. 18 because of violence following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, authorities said Wednesday, ignor...

Giuliani's New War Strategy: Afghanistan Troop Surge

Posted 01.02.2008 | Politics

Mayor Giuliani will announce a new four-point war strategy in New Hampshire today, an effort to refocus a primary campaign season for Republicans that...

9/11 Commission Chairs: We Were Stonewalled By The CIA

Posted 01.02.2008 | Politics

More than five years ago, Congress and President Bush created the 9/11 commission. The goal was to provide the American people with the fullest possib...

Malaysian Health Minister Resigns Over Sex Tape

Posted 01.02.2008 | Huffington Post

Malaysia's health minister resigned Wednesday after acknowledging that he and a female friend were the couple in a secretly filmed sex video. A one-h...

World Leaders Pressure Kenya To End Postelection Violence

Posted 01.02.2008 | Huffington Post

International pressure mounted on Kenya's leaders Wednesday to end postelection violence that has killed more than 300 people, including dozens burned...

Your TiVo Is Finally Going Back To Work

Posted 01.02.2008 | Huffington Post

After two months of a late night blackout due to the Writers Guild strike, several hosts are going back on the air. Finally, you can resume your night...

Benazir Bhutto Assassinated: Scotland Yard To Help Investigation

Posted 01.02.2008 | Huffington Post

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that he had requested a team of investigators from Britain's Scotland Yard to assist in the invest...

Iraq Government: Civilian Deaths Rose In '07

Posted 01.02.2008 | Politics

Iraq's government released statistics on the number of civilians and security force members it said were killed in 2007. According to figures release...

FAQ: Iowa Caucus

Posted 01.02.2008 | Huffington Post

Tomorrow evening's all-important vote in Iowa will surely mark the beginning of the end for some presidential candidates. Why all the hubbub about the...

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Iran's Supreme Leader: US Could Be "Useful" To Us In The Future

Posted 01.03.2008 | Politics

Iran's supreme leader said on Thursday restoring ties with the United States now would harm the Islamic state, but he did not rule it out in the futur...

Musharraf Suggest Bhutto Partly Responsible For Her Own Death

Posted 01.03.2008 | Huffington Post

Musharraf said he also reached out to British investigators for assistance to dispel accusations that Pakistan's military or intelligence services wer...

Orange Bowl Could Keep People From Caucuses

Posted 01.03.2008 | Politics

For winter-ready Iowans, tonight's Orange Bowl game could be a bigger deterrent to caucus attendance than potentially bad weather. Recent studies ha...

Guess Why These Women Were Arrested At Obama's Iowa Headquarters

Posted 01.03.2008 | Politics

Eight people were arrested at Barack Obama's Des Moines, Iowa campaign office Wednesday. One protestor, named Kathleen Kelly, said: "We believe Senato...

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Face Off In New Hampshire

Posted 01.04.2008 | Politics

Iowa presidential caucus victories behind them, Republican Mike Huckabee and Democrat Barack Obama set off Friday on an abbreviated dash to the finish...

Martina Hingis Banned From Tennis After Testing Positive For Cocaine

Posted 01.04.2008 | Huffington Post

Martina Hingis was banned for two years Friday for testing positive for cocaine at Wimbledon last year. The International Tennis Federation said an i...

Guess Who The Babe Is With Huckabee On Iowa Victory Night

Posted 01.04.2008 | Politics

It's Gena Norris, Chuck Norris's wife! Chuck and Gena were on hand last night to bring some star power to Mike Huckabee's Iowa Caucus victory speech...

Read About The Next Battle For The White House On HuffPost's New Hampshire Page

Posted 01.04.2008 | Politics

Read news about the January 8 New Hampshire primary....

Words Of Wisdom For Iowa Losers

Posted 01.04.2008 | Politics

It's not about whether you win or lose, it's how you can systematically destroy your opponent in the next primary...

Bush Spokesman: People Ready For "Change" In The White House

Posted 01.04.2008 | Politics

Bush spokesman Tony Fratto discussed the Iowa Caucus results with the press corps today. With the Huckabee and Obama victories being widely viewed as...

Nervous Hillary Takes "Unprecedented" Control Over Campaign

Posted 01.07.2008 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, slipping further behind her chief rival in the Democratic primary here, has taken direct control over her strategy and me...

Iraq Suicide Bombing Kills Prominent US-Backed Militant

Posted 01.07.2008 | Huffington Post

A double suicide attack outside an agency that cares for Sunni mosques and shrines killed at least six people on Monday, including the local head of a...

Obama's CNN Polls Over Last Week

Posted 01.07.2008 | Politics

With Tuesday's New Hampshire primary fast approaching, Sen. Barack Obama has opened a double-digit lead over Sen. Hillary Clinton in the state, a CNN-...

After Iowa, "Change" Is The New "9/11"

Posted 01.07.2008 | Huffington Post

After her disastrous loss to Barack Obama in the Iowa caucus, Hillary Clinton is presenting herself as an agent of change. "If we're going to be talki...

Bill: "This Campaign Is Playing Out Exactly As I Thought It Would"

Posted 01.07.2008 | Politics

Although the presidential ambitions of Sen. Hillary Clinton have been bruised in recent days, former President Bill Clinton isn't surprised. "This ca...