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2008 Primaries

An Open Letter to Secretary Clinton: Save Us from Obama

Will Bower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bower

Madame Secretary Clinton, It's time for you to save your party -- and your country -- from Barack Obama. You have been doing a remarkable job as Sec...

My Night Of Shame: Meeting The Clintons And Making An Ass Of Myself

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Sachs

It's not an exaggeration to say that I love these two people whom I'd never met.

Thank You, John Edwards

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Because Edwards is out of office, not on the ballot, and now out of the running for a convention speech, VP slot or cabinet post, the scandal will have little effect on Democrats' chances this fall.

Disappointed Bloggers Redo ABC Debate And Obama Responds

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

The Democratic debate in Philadelphia was a farce. So Democratic bloggers at MOMocrats asked Obama to answer a series of real questions online. And he did.

Huckabee Fails to Keep Southern Evangelical Base United

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

Republican presidential contender Mike Huckabee started out his evening speech on Super Tuesday with two Biblical references, when in fact, his Biblic...

Obama Strategy Memo Accidentally Sent To Reporter

Bloomberg | Catherine Dodge and Alex Tanzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's campaign is forecasting that the Democratic presidential race will remain deadlocked after the primaries end, and the outcome may depen...

Woman Who Made Clinton Cry Voted For Obama

Political Radar | Kate Snow and Jennifer Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The woman whose empathetic question -- "how do you do it?" -- sparked uncharacteristic emotion Monday from Sen. Hillary Clinton ended up voting for Se...

The Weekly Standard's Latest Dewey Moment

Salon | Glenn Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the cover for this week's issue of The Weekly Standard, excitingly available on newsstands now. Here, once again, we encounter the renowned ju...

Did Edwards Slip Help Clinton In New Hampshire?

Political Wire | Stuart Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While some will suggest that Sen. Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire victory can be traced to her emotional comments shortly before the primary, and othe...

Obama Campaign Co-Chair Questions Hillary's Tears

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tears are now officially an issue in Campaign 2008. Obama's national campaign co-chair, Jesse Jackson, Jr., just went on MSNBC and appeared to qu...

Obama Campaign Rakes In the Dough After Iowa

The Hill | Klaus Marre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's (D-Ill.) presidential campaign is raising contributions at the rate of $1 million a day so far this year, campaign manager David P...