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44: July 29, 2007 - August 4, 2007

Bloggers Say it Again -
They Like Edwards

CHICAGO - It's John Edwards country at the blogapalooza that is Yearly Kos. We're sitting...

By Bill Hamilton  | August 4, 2007; 4:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
 
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David Broder on How to ID
An Iowa Republican

Isn't that Chuck Grassley?

By Bill Hamilton  | August 3, 2007; 3:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Iowa Poll Suggests
No Room for Gore

Most Iowa Democrats are happy with their current choices.

By Post Editor  | August 3, 2007; 3:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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Campaign Memo:
"Barack Obama Was Right"

Has Sen. Barack Obama had a bad few weeks on foreign policy? Or is his...

By Post Editor  | August 3, 2007; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
 
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Elizabeth Edwards
On "Moms Blog"

In speech to women bloggers, candidate's wife talks, Murdoch, Hillary and war.

By Post Editor  | August 3, 2007; 12:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Nine Days That Will Shape the Race

The next nine days will feature four debates and a GOP straw poll that...

By Post Editor  | August 3, 2007; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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From the Post Politics Hour

Highlights from today's chat with Anne E. Kornblut.

By Post Editor  | August 3, 2007; 11:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Club For Growth
Slams Huckabee

Only about ten days before a straw poll in Ames, Iowa that several GOP candidates...

By Post Editor  | August 3, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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"How 'Bout the USA?" Romney Is Asked
In Emotional Exchange on Health Care

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney was about a minute into an answer about his...

By Bill Hamilton  | August 3, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (441)
 
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A Bishop's Endorsement
Provokes Protest

Gay Episcopalian Supports Obama

By Bill Hamilton  | August 2, 2007; 4:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Obama Again Stirs Up Rivals
With Statement on Use of Nukes

Sen. Barack Obama ruled out using nuclear weapons against Osama bin Laden or terrorist cells...

By Bill Hamilton  | August 2, 2007; 3:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
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Coming Soon:
An Online Debate

Slate, Huffington Post and Yahoo Will Be Sponsors.

By Bill Hamilton  | August 2, 2007; 3:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Obama's Warning to Pakistan
Drives Democratic Debate

His Democratic rivals essentially agree with message to Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf. (Reuters) It...

By Post Editor  | August 2, 2007; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
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On Judith Giuliani
And Vanity Fair

Howard Kurtz on a less-than-flattering portrait of a lady.

By Post Editor  | August 2, 2007; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Yearly Kos:
CPAC for the Left?

Democrats flock to Chicago to woo liberal bloggers.

By Post Editor  | August 2, 2007; 11:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Hitting the Links

A roundup of some of the top political news stories from around the country.

By Post Editor  | August 2, 2007; 11:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Courtin' the Left and Right:
Roberts Scare Seizes the Trail

Candidates in both parties are already making promises about the shape of the Supreme...

By Post Editor  | August 2, 2007; 8:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
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Republicans' Velvet Glove
Approach to Terror

Barack Obama made waves yesterday with the hawkish tone of his speech on terrorism, which,...

By Post Editor  | August 2, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Obama Readies
Faith Forums

The Democrats want to get God -- or at least those who believe in God...

By Post Editor  | August 2, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Clinton-Edelman,
Round Three

Democratic Senator shoots back at Cheney on troop withdrawal plans.

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 4:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  B_Blog, Hillary Rodham Clinton  
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Romney's Opens
Checkbook for Troops

In New Hampshire, contributes to seven pro-troop groups and urges "surge" of support for servicemen.

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 4:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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A Democrat in 2008?
Not So Fast

Every general indicator of political attitudes this summer points to a Democratic victory in 2008....

By Bill Hamilton  | August 1, 2007; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
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Obama on Terrorism:
The Experts Weigh In

Sen. Barack Obama speaking Wednesday on the war on terror. (AP). Today, in a...

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
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Dodd Slams
Murdoch-WSJ Deal

Connecticit Senator is first candidate out of the gate, calls move "a threat to democracy."

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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From the Post Politics Hour

Chris "The Fix" Cillizza on the importance of national polling in the primaries.

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 1:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hitting the Links

A roundup of some of the top political stories from around the country.

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 12:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Fundraising With
The Rich and Famous

Clinton's summer push includes events in the Hamptons, Nantucket and the Vineyard. Obama with Oprah and the Oracle of Omaha.

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Senators Propose
Regional Primary

Tri-partisan band of lawmakers seeks shift to a quartet of primary seasons.

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 10:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Will Thompson Tip His Hand?

He's raising money and he's on the campaign trail, but Fred Thompson's decision to...

By Post Editor  | August 1, 2007; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Giuliani Offers Rx
On Health Care

Plan calls for tax breaks for individuals who purchase insurance plans, is similar to Bush proposal.

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 6:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama to Propose Funds for Afghanistan, Harder Line in Pakistan

In a speech Wednesday in Washington, Sen. Barack Obama will support more military aid...

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 4:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tennesseans Boost Thompson's Bid

Texans are also heavy contributors to unannounced candidate.

By Washington Post editors  | July 31, 2007; 2:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, Fred Thompson, The Green Zone  
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Obama Ad Targets Lobbyists' Influence

Ad reinforces his pledge to be an agent of change.

By Washington Post editors  | July 31, 2007; 1:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Not Ready for Takeoff?

Can the wheels come off a wagon that hasn't left the assembly line? That is...

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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More GOPers Join
YouTube Debate

Tommy Thompson and Mike Huckabee latest to sign on.

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 11:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hitting the Links

A roundup of some of the top political stories from around the country.

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Crack in Thompson's
Southern Strategy

Virginia Republicans aren't exactly flocking to the undeclared candidate.

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 9:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cheney for President?
"No Second Thoughts"

Fresh from minor heart surgery, Vice President Cheney says he hasn't had a change...

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 8:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Clyburn: Momentum Key in S.C. Race

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said that a "snapshot" of the presidential race today...

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Ethics Bill Could
Ground Candidates

Presidential campaign budget operatives beware: That ethics and lobbying reform bill winding its way through...

By Post Editor  | July 31, 2007; 5:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Thompson Raised
$3 Million in June

Report to IRS won't cover all of undeclared candidate's spending and fundraising.

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 5:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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CNN Weighs Delay
Of YouTube Debate

The GOP version of the CNN/YouTube debate is still scheduled for Sept. 17, but may...

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 4:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Biden: Fire Cheney

In a new book he hopes will boost his campaign for the Democratic nomination,...

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama and Race
In the Spotlight

Questions about what black leaders and voters will do in 2008 abound.

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The Hollywood
Loophole

Musicians and actors can work for candidates without running afoul of the law under new FEC ruling.

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 2:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Snubbing the Centrists?

Bill Clinton was a stalwart of the Democratic Leadership Council during his presidency. He'll...

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (71)
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Hitting the Links

A glance at some of the top political stories from around the country.

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 12:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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From the
Post Politics Hour

Dan Balz on Bloomberg's timetable and the veepstakes.

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Obama Touts
Reform In Iowa

Sen. Barack Obama today emphasized his promise to bring ethics reform to Washington.

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Brown, Democrats and the Bush Endgame

As President Bush meets with Gordon Brown at Camp David today, many top Democrats...

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 9:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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McCain Looks to
DC Small Donors

Taps Senate chiefs of staff and Washington young professionals at event tonight.

By Washington Post editors  | July 30, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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"I Don't Sit at Home and Worry
About What's Going to Happen to Me"

Elizabeth Edwards told the Post's Dan Balz that campaigning has proven the best medicine...

By Post Editor  | July 30, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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