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2008 Presidential Election

Dirty Leaflet Campaign Launched Against Clinton

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

A leaflet scattered about Grand Rapids, Michigan today is urging voters to "let your voice be heard"... so long as that voice isn't for Hillary Clinton.

Turning Purple: Michigan Voters Indecisive, Overlooked and Just Plain Unaware

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

A little more than two weeks away from this state's January 15 primary, I have yet to hear a single person mention his or her intention to vote.

Iowa Church Vote Edging Toward Huckabee

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Eliot Caroom, Kim Farris, and Ellen Emerson White contributed to this piece for OffTheBus. Secretary at Moline Evangelical Church in Moline, Illinois...

Iowa Veterans Want U.S. Out of Iraq, Turn Toward Democrats

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Al Cannistraro, Jacqueline Cotrell, Christine Escobar, Kim Farris, Mike Germain, Kerri Glover, Matthew Moll, Gale Walden, Ellen Emerson White, and Ran...

AP: McCain Faces Uphill Struggle In November

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — John McCain's last-man-standing strategy prevailed. Now, on to the general election and the hurdles that come with it. "I do not u...

Mitt Romney: "Well, I'm Not Concerned About The Voters"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's a sound bite that probably wouldn't play well without any context. "Well, I'm not concerned about the voters," Mitt Romney said during Thursday'...

Pollsters Say McCain Is Beating Giuliani In New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Thomas B. Edsall

Will The GOP Blindside The Democrats On Terror Issues? | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While many Democratic strategists are confident that the deteriorating economy virtually assures the victory of their presidential candidate on Novemb...

Thomas B. Edsall

Ethnic, Race, Male-Female Voting Patterns Deciding The Democratic Nomination | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Looking at the recent male-female and white-black-Latino voting patters in Nevada, and recent survey results from South Carolina voters, it ...

Watch: Clinton, Obama Make The Rounds On Morning TV

InsideCable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton made the rounds of the cable news networks this morning. Both appeared on FNC's Fox and Friends and CNN's Am...

Barack Obama: "We're Ready For The Rough And Tumble"

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama talked of introducing some Chicago smackdown to his politics of hope Wednesday, seeking a rebound after Hillary Rodham Clinton grasped v...

Obama: Clinton Took Liberties With My Statements

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama accused Bill Clinton of twisting some of his early remarks on the Iraq war in a speech the former president gave the night before the New...

Michigan Represents Romney's Last Stand

Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michigan will be Mitt Romney's last stand; his advisers are cautiously optimistic. They know McCain has a built-in advantage because independents won'...

Romney Campaign Pulls All TV Ads In South Carolina, Florida

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has decided to pull his advertising from South Carolina and Florida, in a sign of trouble for a campaign...

Shocking Ron Paul Letters Unearthed

The New Republic | James Kirchick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you are a critic of the Bush administration, chances are that, at some point over the past six months, Ron Paul has said something that appealed to...

Barack Obama: "They Will Try To Swiftboat Me

CNN | Jessica Yellin and Peter Hamby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's starting to talk about his fall campaign as a matter of when, not if - and so are some of his potential general election opponents. O...

Rudy Floats Idea Of Cheney As Vice President Again At New Hampshire Event

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an event in New Hampshire last night, Rudy Giuliani suggested that -- if he were to be elected president -- he would like to choose someone like Di...

Ron Paul Beats Arch-Nemesis Giuliani 2-To-1 In Iowa

LA Times | Don Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An easily overlooked aspect of the Iowa caucuses -- Ron Paul not only besting Rudy Giuliani, but doing so by more than 2-to-1 -- sparked a trip down m...

Huckabee Clueless About Crossing Picket Line To Appear On Leno

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Mike Huckabee, a presidential candidate sounding a populist theme in Iowa, likely will be forced to cross a writers' picket line if he app...

Dodd May Drop Out Following Iowa | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chris Dodd, who moved his family to Iowa in an effort to make a strong showing in the caucus, has told Fox News that he would be "going to Hartfo...

Romney: I Won't Embarrass America Like The Clintons

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Mitt Romney said Wednesday that if elected president he and his wife will not embarrass the nation by their conduct in the White House as h...

Hillary's Strategy To Win Dependent On Bill

Politico | Elizabeth Drew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In all the excitement over the prospect that Hillary Rodham Clinton might be our first woman president, largely overlooked is the fact that, after try...

Romney Slammed By GOP Rivals For Lack Of Authenticity

LA Times | Peter Wallsten and Seema Mehta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Grasping a freshly killed pheasant and hoisting a shotgun over his shoulder, Mike Huckabee on Wednesday invited reporters to witness what has become o...

GOP Funk: Money, Enthusiasm Lacking

Politico | John F. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the New Year arrives at last in Iowa, the signs are everywhere why Democrats have much more reason than Republicans to welcome 2008. Iowans are vo...

Huckabee Would Criminalize Abortion Providers

Washington Post | John Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, locked in a tight GOP race in Iowa, said Sunday he would seek to punish doctors who took money to provide abor...