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Obama's Southern Spiritual Awakening

Washington Post | Sridhar Pappu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a man not only of God but of politics, the Rev. Joe Darby is an outspoken observer of the campaign scene. Reclining in his cluttered office at Morr...

Live! From New York! It's (Surprise!) Obama On SNL

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Live! From New York! It's Barack Obama making a surprise visit to open NBC's Saturday Night Live. Democratic presidential hopeful Obama played himsel...

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Tim Russert Faces Debate Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Be it legitimate grievance or sour grapes, NBC's Tim Russert has been taking shots in the wake of Tuesday's debate. In one searing indictment that ig...

Obama: Clinton Has Not Been Fully Truthful With Voters About What She Would Do As President

New York Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY and JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama said he would start confronting Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton more forcefully, declaring Friday that she had not been candid in ...

Newest Obama Girls Salt-N-Peppa Update Classic Rap For Illinois Dem

ABC News' Political Radar | Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ABC News' Sunlen Miller Reports: Arnold is so out. And Obama is so in. That's according to Salt-N-Pepa. The leading girls rap group in the '90's has ...

Clinton Reports $35 Million In The Bank, Edging Obama's $32 Million

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton ended September with more money in the bank than rival Barack Obama, holding $35 million cash on hand for the presiden...

Donors Tell Obama: Step Up Your Game

Politico.com | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They might have a war chest in the bank and a candidate who draws rock star crowds, but that doesn't mean Barack Obama supporters aren't getting the j...

Clinton Defends Iran Vote As Move For "Stepped Up Diplomacy"

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an unusual campaign mailing sent to voters in Iowa, Sen. Hillary Clinton defends her vote in favor of the so-called "Lieberman-Kyl" resolution on I...

Edwards Knocks Clinton's Sincerity

AP | Holly Ramer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has spent two weeks questioning Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's judgment in voting to declare the Iranian R...

Obama To Do Gospel Tour With "Ex-Gay" Singer Who Vowed To Battle "Curse Of Homosexuality"

AMERICAblog.com | John Aravosis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the NYT: As religious conservatives gather in Washington this weekend for the "Values Voters Summit," Senator Barack Obama's campaign announ...

Michelle Steps Up To Hillary: "Nothing Is Inevitable"

The Sunday Times of London (U.K.) | Sarah Baxter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the eve of a campaign visit to Britain, the wife of Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential contender, has delivered a spirited warning to Hillar...

In Shift, Clinton Says She Will Negotiate With Iran

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hillary Rodham Clinton called Barack Obama naive when he said he'd meet with the leaders of Iran without precondition. Now she says she'd do the same ...

Lady Obama Jaunts To Merry Ole England To Raise Campaign Cash

The Guardian (U.K.) | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama, who is struggling to recapture the early promise of his presidential campaign, is sending his wife, Michelle, to London next week to try...

SEIU Takes A Pass, Will Not Endorse In Dem Primary

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Service Employees International Union, one of the most politically engaged labor organizations, announced Monday there will be no Democratic prima...

Time To Reassess NAFTA: Clinton

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton told union leaders and Iowa voters her economic leadership should be judged by how well the middle class fares -- and ...

Bye-Bye Mr. Nice Guy

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It may be bye-bye Mr. Nice Guy for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, who said Thursday that he is opening the "next phase" of his campai...

Edwards Pans Clinton Cake Walk Talk: I Lived Through The Inevitability Of Howard Dean

AP | AMY LORENTZEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democrat John Edwards tried to make light of Hillary Rodham Clinton's big lead in national polls Monday, saying that four years ago it looked as if Ho...

Bill's Role In Hillary's White House? Restoring US Image Abroad

The Guardian (U.K.) | Oliver Burkeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If Hillary Clinton wins the US presidency, Bill Clinton will be given the job of repairing America's damaged international reputation, the former pres...

Giuliani Raps Clinton For Preaching "Socialism"

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At a suburban Chicago community college, Republican Rudy Giuliani campaigned Thursday as if the primary elections were over and his only opponent for ...

Burma And The Presidential Field

OffTheBus | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The situation in Burma is a matter on which Republicans and Democrats can agree wholeheartedly, yet they also seem to concur that voters would rather hear about something else.

Neck-And-Neck

Congressional Quarterly | CQ Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With less than 30 hours before the third quarter deadline, the top Democratic presidential candidates appear to be running neck-and-neck in the money ...

Obama: Clinton Is More Of The Same

AP | JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Sunday that the front-runner for his party's nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton, does not offer th...

Swing Districts Could Spell Trouble For Dem Presidential Candidates

Washington Post | Chris Cillizza And Shailagh Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Conventional wisdom dictates that Democratic voters are thrilled with their choices for president, bursting at the seams to rally behind Sen. Hillary ...

Over 1 Million Participate In HuffPost's Candidate "Mashup"

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An experimental online "mashup" -- a build-your-own Democratic presidential debate -- attracted more than 1 million viewers in the past 10 days, many ...

Obama Gets Oprah, Hillary Gets Magic

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hillary Rodham Clinton pursued votes Friday in the city's historical black heartland with basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson at her side. Less t...