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2008 Presidential Election

Romney: I Won't Embarrass America Like The Clintons

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Mitt Romney said Wednesday that if elected president he and his wife will not embarrass the nation by their conduct in the White House as h...

Hillary's Strategy To Win Dependent On Bill

Politico | Elizabeth Drew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In all the excitement over the prospect that Hillary Rodham Clinton might be our first woman president, largely overlooked is the fact that, after try...

Romney Slammed By GOP Rivals For Lack Of Authenticity

LA Times | Peter Wallsten and Seema Mehta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Grasping a freshly killed pheasant and hoisting a shotgun over his shoulder, Mike Huckabee on Wednesday invited reporters to witness what has become o...

GOP Funk: Money, Enthusiasm Lacking

Politico | John F. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the New Year arrives at last in Iowa, the signs are everywhere why Democrats have much more reason than Republicans to welcome 2008. Iowans are vo...

Huckabee Would Criminalize Abortion Providers

Washington Post | John Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, locked in a tight GOP race in Iowa, said Sunday he would seek to punish doctors who took money to provide abor...

'Out Of Iraq' Caucus Leader Endorses Hillary

The Hill | Mike Soraghan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) got a potential boost to her anti-war credentials this week when she won the endorsement of Rep...

Huckabee Goes Hunting In Iowa

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Presidential contender Mike Huckabee bagged a pheasant Wednesday, offering Iowa voters the image of an experienced outdoorsman on the hunt, shotgun bl...

New Hampshire Union Leader Publisher Attacks Romney On Front Page

Talking Points Memo | Eric Kleefeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney is facing some more media fire in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Union Leader's publisher, Joseph W. McQuaid, has written a front-page e...

Uncertainty Dominates GOP Race With Primaries Looming

AP | ALAN FRAM and TREVOR TOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dig beneath the surface of the raucous Republican presidential race and you will find even deeper turmoil: Four in 10 GOP voters have switched candida...

Edwards: Clinton Is Not Electable

MyDD.com | Jonathan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Edwards is apparently resorting to the electability card in his rhetoric these days. "I think [Clinton] thinks she's the frontrunner," conti...

Obama Blasts Edwards Over 527 Activity

ABC News | Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's just two days before Christmas and the shots between the campaigns haven't slowed with the season. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., at a stop in Des ...

Flashback: Huckabee's "Unhinged" Attacks On Arkansas Journalists

The New Republic | Gabriel Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Max Brantley, the editor of the alternative weekly Arkansas Times, has feuded with Mike Huckabee since the presidential candidate first appeared on th...

Henry Kissinger Speaks Up For John McCain

MSNBC | Bethany Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At Faneuil Hall in Boston, Henry Kissinger told a crowd of McCain supporters that he "doesn't usually get involved in things like this," but given tod...

Final Pre-Iowa Meet The Press: Huckabee And Obama

Slate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For weeks Mike Huckabee has avoided Tim Russert while touring the Sunday-morning talk-show circuit. NBC's Washington bureau chief has lobbied hard to ...

Mike Gravel Spends Christmas With The Red State Update Guys

travisandjonathan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Gravel visits the guys at Red State update to spend Christmas with them. ...

Tancredo Drops Out Of Presidential Race, Endorses Romney

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Tom Tancredo dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday and endorsed rival Mitt Romney. Tancredo, a five-term c...

Giuliani Spends Night In Hospital

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Doctors gave Republican Rudy Giuliani the all clear to go home to New York City after the presidential candidate spent the night in a St. Louis hospit...

Who Is Rudy? Giuliani's Shifting Stances Leave Voters Confused About His Political Philosophy

Des Moines Register | Martha T. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The combative former mayor of New York has shown he is resolute in a crisis but also creates turmoil himself. In three campaigns for mayor of New Yor...

John McCain, Barack Obama Rising In New Hampshire

Boston Globe | Scott Helman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain of Arizona, whose bid for the Republican presidential nomination was all but dead this summer, has made a dramatic recovery in the...

Obama's Just "Present" Votes In Illinois Allowed Him To Sidestep Controversial Issues

New York Times | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ and CHRISTOPHER DREW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 1999, Barack Obama was faced with a difficult vote in the Illinois legislature -- to support a bill that would let some juveniles be tried as adult...

Campaign Ad Review: Mike Huckabee's "What Really Matters"

23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest ad from Mike Huckabee attempts to solidify the former Arkansas governor's Christian bona fides. Coming on the heels of a New York Times mag...

Hillary Clinton, Geroge Bush Most Admired Woman And Man In 2007

AP | NATASHA METZLER | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They're the odd couple again: George Bush and Hillary Clinton, the most admired man and woman in America. Though they stand on opposite sides of a po...

Firms That Received Big Tax Breaks From Giuliani Have Donated Big To His Campaign

New York Daily News | BENJAMIN LESSER and GREG B. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Corporations that got multimillion-dollar sweetheart tax deals from former Mayor Rudy Giuliani have raised more than $1 million for his Senate and pre...

Romney Lied About Father Marching With Martin Luther King Jr

Detroit Free Press | TODD SPANGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said he watched his father, the late Michigan Gov. George Romney, in a 1960s civil rights march in M...

Sam Stein

Giuliani In Presidential Poll Free Fall

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rudy Giuliani is falling, and falling fast, in the GOP primary polls. A new study, released by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal has the former New...