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Obama Unveils $120 Billion Stimulus Plan

Associated Press | Ryan Nakashima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Barack Obama on Sunday unveiled an economic stimulus package costing up to $120 billion that his campaign said would put money in the hands o...

Hillary Clinton Likens White House To Prison

LA Times | Andrew Malcolm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Not that it's going to diminish her ambition to live there again, but Hillary Clinton says she views the White House as something of a prison. She al...

Clinton Cites Hagel To Defend Her 2002 Iraq Vote -- But Is She Right?

Primary Monitor | Ari Richter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

he New York Times checks up on Hillary Clinton's recent invocations of Chuck Hagel and finds the record doesn't match the rhetoric: Clinton repeated ...

Dems Set To Debate Tonight In Nevada

Las Vegas Review-Journal | Molly Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If Nevada's last Democratic presidential debate was a Vegas boxing match, tonight's is an Old West duel. Three candidates remain in serious contentio...

Hillary Supporter Rangel: Obama's Remarks "Absolutely Stupid"

The Swamp | Christi Parsons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton declared a truce in their recent war of words last night, but an important Clinton ally was still actively engaged la...

Clinton: No Woman Is Illegal

Las Vegas Review-Journal | Molly Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

People in the Las Vegas neighborhood saw all the cameras and trucks and buses and police on the streets Thursday, and they began to trickle out of the...

Edwards' Blog Buzz Evaporates

WonkoBlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Edwards is below the critical 10% buzz share line. With all the fanblogs out there, if you can't hit 10% not even your fans are interested....

Observant Jews Effectively Barred From Nevada Caucus

Faith In Public Life | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We've been drawing attention this week to the fact that the media-sponsored exit polls in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary only asked Repub...

Edwards Joined By Medical Victims

Associated Press | Charles Babington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an emotional campaign event, Democrat John Edwards was joined Sunday by three families that suffered medical tragedies as he continued to pound ins...

Novak: Obama is "Clean" And "Not A Stereotype African-American"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This weekend on Bloomberg television, conservative pundit Robert Novak discussed what Sen. Barack Obama's (D-IL) "Achilles heel" would be if Obama pre...

Novak Predicts Obama, Romney Win Iowa

Evans-Novack Political Report | Robert Novak and Timothy Carney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iowa voters tomorrow night will go to their local precinct caucuses to cast their lot with a presidential candidate. The winner is hardly guaranteed h...

Marc Cooper

Iowa: Zero Hour

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Des Moines, Iowa -- Barack Obama capped off his quest to win the statewide Democratic presidential caucuses by emotionally exhorting the youthful core...

Orange Bowl Could Keep People From Caucuses

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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...

Kucinich Shifts To NH, Calls Himself "Real Democrat"

Boston Globe's Political Intelligence | Foon Rhee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Dennis Kucinich, who has all but conceded the Iowa caucuses, is ramping up for the New Hampshire primary.... ...Today, he is starting to air...

McCain Pulls Ahead Of Romney In Latest New Hampshire Poll

Pollster.com | Eric Dienstfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Franklin Pierce University/WBZ statewide survey (story, Dem results, Rep results) of likely primary voters in New Hampshire (conducted 12/27 thr...

Obama, Edwards Surge In Final Zogby Iowa Poll

Political Wire | Taegan Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The last Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby tracking poll before today's caucuses shows Sen. Barack Obama and John Edwards gaining ground overnight with Sen. Hillar...

Biggest Determinant Of New Hampshire Race Is Likely To Be... Iowa

Open Left | Chris Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning, there is a New Hampshire poll from CNN / UNH, and also new Suffolk tracking numbers in the state. The various New Hampshire polling esti...

Sweet: Clinton Camp Braced For Obama Win

Sun Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the Thursday Iowa caucus day brief.....undecides are still driving themselves crazy. Here's what I'm calling them: militant undecides. 1. The ...

Clinton Asks Iowans For Their Vote In 2-Minute Television Spot

Associated Press | Mike Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton will make her closing argument to Iowa voters Wednesday evening during a televised message in which she tells them to ...

Meredith Viera Gets Tough With Hillary, Questions Bosnia Trip W

Talking Points Memo | David Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Today show this morning ran an interview with Hillary where she defended herself from questions about her actual foreign policy experience by tout...

Marc Cooper

Obama Rides Wave of Latest Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Des Moines, Iowa-- Buoyed by a widening, seven-point lead in the latest and most respected state poll, the Barack Obama campaign today saw a routine g...

New Poll Shows Dead Heat Among Dems In Iowa

Political Wire | Taegan Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It doesn't get any closer than this: A new Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll shows Sen. Barack Obama pulling even with Sen. Hillary Clinton in Iowa, with John...

Marc Cooper

Edwards Radicalizes Anti-Corporate Pitch

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dubuque, Iowa - Amid a heavy snow storm Friday afternoon, an overflow crowd of several hundred supporters bundled into a meeting hall in this economi...

Marc Cooper

Obama Unpacks Closing One-Two Punch

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Clinton, Iowa -- Barack Obama unveiled his closing act in the run-up to the January 3 caucuses and it's a heady mix of soaring promises, inspirationa...

Couric's Candidate Questions: Infidelity

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On tonight's "CBS Evening News," Katie Couric hits a nerve: Tonight's "Primary Questions" installment is about infidelity. Awkward! But reading through some of the responses, surprisingly touching.