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HuffPost's OffTheBus In The New York Times

New York Times | Katharine Q. Seelye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home, the online citizen-journalist arm of the Huffington Post, celebrates its one-year anniversary this month. Of all the new political, n...

John McCain Drills For Cash At Denver's Petroleum Club

Colorado Confidential | Wendy Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sen. John McCain will visit Denver on Thursday to do what many politicians have done before him -- ask for money. But the fundraising trip to the posh...

Ohio Superdelegate Chris Redfern: Primary Results Not Evidence Of November Viability

The Other Paper | Dan Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A pop quiz from [Ohio Superdelegate] Chris Redfern: "Who won Mississippi in 1976?" Uh, Jimmy Carter? "You'd be one of the few who know that," Redfer...

Clinton Puts Obama On The Defensive In Weakly Moderated Debate

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

In a fiery confrontation that had plenty of tense moments, Hillary Clinton appeared much more determined than she had in last Thursday's debate and at...

Dems Ponder How the West Might Be Won

Colorado Confidential | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Confidential

The political director for the Democratic National Committee showed up in Colorado in December. He came, said Colorado Democratic chairwoman Pat Waak,...

Des Moines: A Look Inside Dem Campaign HQs

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

What was most striking to me about the Clinton campaign office was the racial diversity of people in it. In Iowa, where 95% of the population is white, the faces in headquarters were all shades.

Alan Keyes: Media Conspiracy Suppressing My Campaign

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Richardson fails math. Is Huck faster than a speeding leopard? Thompson flexes acting skills in Iowa. Mitt sees Bush as nation's savior.

Huckabee Camp: 'No Way' To Tim Russert Interview

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Huck fears dumpster divers, says he's not ready for prime time. Thompson plows through Iowa. Rudy promises more than he delivers in New Hampshire.

McCain Campaign: Pro-Huckabee Group Orchestrating Push-Polls

Brian Lawson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Lawson

The following piece is also published on the author's blog, New Hampshire Presidential Watch. Saturday John McCain's campaign released a statement al...

Ohio Report Reveals Voting Machine Weaknesses

Kirsten Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kirsten Anderson

The following piece was produced by HuffPost's OffTheBus. Do you have a Palm Treo? Then take it with you when you vote. You might be able to alter ...

Biden: "OK" With Losing

Lynda Waddington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lynda Waddington

A crowd of 100 in Iowa listened quietly as Delaware Sen. Joe Biden answered an audience member's question regarding the difference between this run for the White House and his previous bid.

Iowa: Oprah Opens For Obama

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Oprah Winfrey will appear in Des Moines on December 8, throwing her formidable reputation and celebrity power behind Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

Edwards' Iowa Delegates May Try To Stick It Out

2008 Democratic Convention Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Edwards now has about 30% of the total delegates to the county conventions. But remember, a candidate must achieve the 15% threshold at every level. T...

Investigate: The Superdelegate Transparency Project

Open Left | Chris Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chris Bowers at Open Left writes: Today I am pleased to announce the launch of the Superdelegate Transparency Project on Congresspedia and SourceWatc...

Co: Republican Advantage In Registered Voters Disintegrates

Colorado Confidential | Jim Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Republican advantage in registered voters in Colorado is disintegrating, according to numbers compiled by Colorado Public Radio. The trend seems t...

Tancredo's Tactics Draw On His Collegiate Activism

Scoop 08 | Luke Morin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When the demonstrators had finished with Tom Tancredo's table in the University of Northern Colorado's Student Center in the mid-1960s, it looked more...

RNC Throws Gates Open To Bloggers, Independent Media

Minnesota Monitor | Andy Birkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

More than 600 media representatives, photojournalists and bloggers from across the nation -- and, in some cases, around the world -- gathered at the X...

Ron Paul "Impressed" By Supporters' Anger

Radio Iowa | O.Kay Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has outpaced better-known rivals like John McCain in the fundraising arena. For example on November 5th, Pa...

Michigan Primary Inaction Means NH Waits

Iowa Independent | John Deeth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Keep your eyes on the Michigan legislature and the Supreme Court," New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner told CQ Politics when asked about hi...

NH Primary Date Announced: Tuesday January 8

The Boston Globe: Political Intelligence | James F. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner today announced that the Granite State's first-in-the-nation primary will take place on Jan. 8, the earl...

Michigan Court OKs Jan. 15 Primary

Associated Press | Kathy Barks Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan's Jan. 15 presidential primary can go forward, the state Supreme Court decided Wednesday, keeping alive the state's bid to ...

Vilsack Leads Clinton Attack On Obama

WCF Courier's Iowa Insider | Charlotte Eby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home