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Romney's Son: 'Mitt Romney' New Slang For A Slam Dunk

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Rudy tells Floridians to vote before election day. Dodd's is the campaign that keeps on taking. Hillary calls for a contest to name Bill after she moves into the White House

The Tao Of Iowa Caucus Voters

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

DES MOINES -- Lynn Sweet, the big dog political columnist for the Chicago Sun Times - fond of wearing clogs on the campaign trial, snapping photograph...

Roadkill: OffTheBus's Ongoing RoundUp of the Awkward, the Ugly, and the Just Plain Weird

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Ron Paul's struggle not to be last. Edwards touts his accent. Dodd wins race for best grade school gimmick. Fred plays macho man in GOP debate.

Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business: Filling the Coffers of Democratic Candidates

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Fortune mag's 50 most powerful women in business have given overwhelmingly to Democratic candidates, with Clinton hauling in the most cash.

Liveblog! Dems Take Off The Gloves In The City of Brotherly Love

John Neffinger, Glynnis MacNicol, and Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Neffinger, Glynnis MacNicol, and Rachel Sklar

No glove, no love in Philly: Obama and Edwards pile on Hillary, and Dodd and Richardson get in on the action. Elbows are out, gloves are off — and UFOs are real!

Chris Dodd Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Dodd describes his "not comfortable" discussion in which he informed Hillary about his decision: At a Cleveland press conference with Obama, ...

Bill Clinton Blames Obama For Ousting Of Other Dems

MSNBC News | Carrie Dan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Continuing his swing through eastern Texas last night, Bill Clinton continued to slam Obama's discounting of "fights" of the past, even saying that Ob...

Senate OKs New Rules on Eavesdropping

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday approved new rules for government eavesdropping on phone calls and e-mails, giving the White House much of th...

Dodd, Richardson Will Not Endorse Before Super Tuesday

The Page | Mark Halperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dodd holds media availability Friday to say he won't endorse before Connecticut primary. Richardson advisers tell The Atlantic he won't endorse eithe...

Sam Stein

Feingold: "I Really Do Disagree" With Reid On FISA

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A long-debated provision over whether or not telephone companies would get a free pass for aiding the U.S. government in warrentless surveillance hits...

Chris Dodd To Drop Out Of Presidential Race

ABC News | Donna Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Chris Dodd's run for president will soon come to an end, campaign officials told ABC News, following a disappointing showing in the Iowa caucu...

Democratic Frontrunners Respond To Iowa-Winners Only Debate In New Hampshire

Blue Hampshire | Dean Barker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To my surprise, the leading three candidates have responded within twenty-four hours to the absurdity that Biden, Dodd, and Kucinich may be cast out o...

Dodd, Biden Abandon Campaigns For President

KCTV5 | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Sens. Chris Dodd and Joseph Biden are abandoning their campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination after poor showings in...

Dodd Ties Daughter's Birth To Presidential Bid

Des Moines Register | Jared Strong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ames, Ia. - The impetus for Chris Dodd's presidential bid was born two days after the worst terror attack on American soil. It was his daughter, Grac...

Dodd May Drop Out Following Iowa

Politico.com | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chris Dodd, who moved his family to Iowa in an effort to make a strong showing in the caucus, has told Fox News that he would be "going to Hartfo...

Joe Biden, Chris Dodd Drop Out Of Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut was set to abandon his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday after a poor showing in Iowa'...

Hitchins: Iowa Caucus System Makes America Resemble "Banana Republic"

Slate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I was in Des Moines and Ames in the early fall, and I must say that, as small and landlocked and white and rural as Iowa is, I would be happy to give ...

Facebook/ABC Debate Will Exclude Second Tier Candidates

CNET | Declan McCullagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First it was Google co-sponsoring two YouTube presidential debates with CNN. And now it's Facebook co-sponsoring a debate this Saturday here in New Ha...

Dodd: First Lady Hillary Was Only "Witnessing Experience"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton may tout her 35 years of experience as the principal reason to vote for her, but Chris Dodd says counting her eight years in the Whit...

Second-Tier Candidates Cling to News Cycle For Attention

GayWired.com | Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The sudden turmoil in nuclear-armed Pakistan following the assassination of former Prime Minister and pro-democracy leader Benazir Bhutto stirred up t...

Reid Considers Extending Protect America Act For One Month

The Hill | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Tuesday he would seek to extend a controversial interim wiretapping law through February to avoid the ea...

Sam Stein

Momentum Builds For Dodd Run At Majority Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the political season reaches its Iowa caucus climax, momentum is building for Sen. Chris Dodd to parlay his presidential campaign into a bid to cha...

Chyron Watch: MSNBC's "Dodd Among Men"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

They like him, they really like him! Chris Dodd may never be president, but he's been getting major props for his strong stance against the FISA autho...

Senate OKs Divesting Sudan-Related Investments

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

State and local governments and other institutions could divest Sudan related investments under legislation passed by the Senate late Wednesday despit...

Mum's the Word: Bill Richardson Opts Out Of Taking The Political Courage Test

Alibi.com | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Are presidential candidates, including Gov. Bill Richardson, becoming more cowardly? That seems to be the troubling trend, according to Project Vote...