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Liveblog! Dems Take Off The Gloves In The City of Brotherly Love

John Neffinger, Glynnis MacNicol, and Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Neffinger, Glynnis MacNicol, and Rachel Sklar

No glove, no love in Philly: Obama and Edwards pile on Hillary, and Dodd and Richardson get in on the action. Elbows are out, gloves are off — and UFOs are real!

Colin Powell May Support Democrat Or Independent In 2008

CNN's Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican who served under President Bush, said Friday he may not back the GOP presidential nominee in Nove...

Bill Clinton Calls Obama Campagin "Smoke And Mirrors"

The Examiner | Susan Ferrechio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Virginia considered Hillary Clinton's best chance in the Potomac Primary, Bill Clinton packed his schedule with three stops Monday in the Old Dom...

Max Follmer

Price Tag Precludes Re-Vote In Michigan And Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The controversial Florida and Michigan Democratic primaries will most likely not be rescheduled, as some activists have recently demanded, according ...

Robert DeNiro Gets Out For Obama

Boston Globe's Political Intelligence | Scott Helman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wait, wait, wait. Now Robert De Niro is for hope, too? This is really getting surreal. De Niro, the dean of "Goodfellas" thuggery, just made a surpri...

Krugman: Zero Chance Of Universal Health Care With Obama

NY Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The principal policy division between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama involves health care. It's a division that can seem technical and obscure -- an...

Obama Uses McCain To Show Differences With Clinton

Political Radar | Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama, in recent days, has been encouraging people to think of him in comparison to John McCain, the frontrunner for the Republican nomination....

Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker Endorses Obama

Wall Street Journal | Jackie Calms | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, the latest big name to endorse Sen. Barack Obama, could give the Illinois Democrat a boost by lending hi...

Obama Campaign Memo Seeks To Frame Tuesday Results

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign has released a memo, seeking to set expectations for the results of Super Tuesday. The memo focuses on the tightening of polling i...

Union That Endorsed Edwards Switches To Obama

NY Times' The Caucus | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Transport Workers Union, which represents 140,000 active workers, is expected to announce Friday that it will become the first union that had back...

Bowers: Super Delegates To Determine Nominee

Open Left | Chris Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It can no longer be avoided: super delegates will determine the Democratic Presidential nominee this year. Here is the current situation: * With ...

Michael Moore Still Undecided On The Presidential Race

US Magazine | Henry Seltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Moore is no stranger to politics, but he hasn't decided who he'll be supporting for president. "I haven't made a decision yet," the Sicko dir...

Vanity Fair Profiles Obama

Vanity Fair | Todd Purdum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By the fall of 2002, Barack Obama had been in the Illinois state senate for not quite six years. He was a member of the Democratic minority, represent...

Reverse: Obama Camp Now Says He Opposes Pot Decriminalization

Washington Times | Jen Haberkorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama, the senatorial candidate of 2004, might have a bone to pick with Barack Obama, the presidential candidate of 2008. Videotapes of debate...

Obama: "I Believe In The Redemptive Death And Resurrection Of Christ"

Christianity Today | Sarah Pulliam and Ted Olsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a recent interview with Christianity Today, presidential candidate Barack Obama shared his religious beliefs, and answered questions on questions c...

Obama Warns SC Voters Of "Hoodwinking," "Bamboozling," And "Okey Doke"

Political Radar | Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., warned a Sumter, South Carolina crowd against the "hoodwinking," "bamboozling" and "okey doke" by people in other campaigns...

Novak: McCain Privately Said Alito Was 'Too Conservative'

Union-Leader | Robert Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As John McCain neared his momentous primary election victory in Florida after a ferocious campaign questioning his conservative credentials, right-win...

Caroline Kennedy Compares Obama To Her Father In New Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama's newest ad features Caroline Kennedy, comparing the Illinois senator to her father....

Guantanamo Detainee Lawyers Endorse Obama

Boston Globe's Political Intelligence | Charlie Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 80 volunteer lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees today endorsed Illinois Senator Barack Obama's presidential bid. The attorneys said in a ...

Obama's Stump Lines Echo Malcolm X

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Carrie Budoff Brown noticed a rather off-message echo in Obama's stump speech last week, and writes that Obama added to his stump speech in South Caro...

Bill Clinton: Hillary-McCain Would Be "Most Civilized Election In American History"

NY Times' The Caucus | Katherine Seelye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Clinton just staged a passionate defense of his wife here, after a voter asked how Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton could unite this country when i...

Democrats Attack Iraq Security Proposal

Washington Post | Michael Abramowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The leading Democratic presidential candidates and their allies on Capitol Hill have launched fierce attacks in recent days on a White House plan to f...

Again? Nader Launches '08 Exploratory Committee

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The perennial Democratic spoiler is potentially eyeing another run at the presidency, at least according to a new website being launched....

Richardson Endorsement Decision By End Of Week

Washington Post's The Trail | Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Bill Richardson's phone has been ringing off the hook. Sen. Hillary Clinton called Sunday night. That was followed by a call from former presiden...

Janet Reno Endorses Hillary

Miami Herald | Beth Reinhard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, who served in Bill Clinton's administration, is backing his wife in Tuesday's presidential primary. Reno, wh...