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Lucas Kavner

Chris Matthews Plays Loveball With His Presidential Obsession | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.26.2011 | Books

Chris Matthews -- current host of MSNBC's "Hardball" -- was a 15-year-old working as a paperboy for the Philadelphia Bulletin when he found his politi...

Sam Stein

The Lion Roars Once More: Kennedy Makes Emotional Pitch For Health Care Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A day that was designed to produce conversation and cohesion on reforming the health care system ended with an emotional pitch. President Barack Obam...

A Dream Obtained: The Future of Black Politics

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Timothy Cooper

With the election of 2008 demonstrating how far this country has progressed with issues such as sexism and racism, it should be interesting to see if America will respond any differently to a Commander-in-chief of color.

Sam Stein

Dems Consider Kennedy's Rough Road A Blessing | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are interesting, dueling dynamics emerging in the pseudo campaign of Caroline Kennedy to take over New York's soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat. As...

Advice to Barack Obama: Be Modest in All Things

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

It was a different Obama, with a different voice, that I heard at the press conference on Friday. He appeared to be flip and full of himself.

Sam Stein

Robert Kennedy Jr. On Obama Administration: If Asked I Will Serve | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Expressing deep satisfaction -- almost relief -- with the election of Barack Obama yesterday, Robert Kennedy Jr., the longtime environmental activist ...

Kennedy Brothers Inspire Faith in Obama and America

Beth Broderick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Broderick

The Kennedy family is as conflicted and inspiring as America itself, and if the Kennedys are any indication, then America, for all its suffering and short-comings, will surely prevail.

'Spirit of Upset'

NY Times | David Kocieniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite the brutal schedule of the pre-Super Tuesday endgame, Senator Barack Obama seemed crisp and inspired this afternoon throughout his 35-minute a...


CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Sen. Hillary Clinton is losing ground to Sen. Barack Obama in a national CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll released on the eve of critical Su...

Campaign Reaches Fever Pitch

New York Times | Brian Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With two days to go before Super Tuesday's multistate nominating contests, candidates for both parties campaigned furiously on Sunday, trying to seize...

JFK's Daughter Endorses Obama

New York Times | Caroline Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OVER the years, I've been deeply moved by the people who've told me they wished they could feel inspired and hopeful about America the way people did ...