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44: August 12, 2007 - August 18, 2007

Obama Will Skip Debates. Will Anyone Else?

DES MOINES -- Now that Sen. Barack Obama has become the first Democratic presidential candidate...

By Post Editor  | August 18, 2007; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  A_Blog, Barack Obama, The Debates  
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Back To Schools

Talking education in N.H., Giuliani praises vouchers and Romney calls school failure a civil rights issue.

By Washington Post editors  | August 17, 2007; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The Iowa Way

Staring down a sea of fried culinary delights--from pickle dawgs to pork-rinds-on-a-stick--Sen. Hillary Rodham...

By Washington Post editors  | August 17, 2007; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
 
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Who's Really Ready for Change?

The three Democratic front-runners at a debate in June. (Reuters) The Democratic nomination battle...

By Washington Post editors  | August 17, 2007; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (53)
Categories:  A_Blog, Dan Balz's Take  
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Chronicle of
Houses Foreclosed

The latest on John Edwards' ties to foreclosures in New Orleans.

By Washington Post editors  | August 17, 2007; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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The Primary Arms Race

Mitt Romney, son of former Michigan governor George Romney, holds court at a Michigan...

By Washington Post editors  | August 17, 2007; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Giuliani's Gaza Analogy

The political world is scrutinizing Rudy Giuliani's 17-page foreign policy treatise in the new issue...

By Washington Post editors  | August 17, 2007; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
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No More Mr. Nice Guy

John Edwards greets a fan on the trail in Iowa. (AP) Former Sen. John...

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 8:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
 
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Riding High
at the Fair

Step right up and meet your presidential candidates at the Iowa State Fair.

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 7:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Hung Up on
Family Ties

Giuliani tells voters in N.H.: "Leave my family alone."

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 6:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Pioneers With a
Change of Heart

Obama seems to be cashing in on his independent appeal.

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Will Chelsea
Be Next?

As one first daughter announces plans to marry, a once--and possibly future--first daughter keeps a low campaign profile.

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 4:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
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In Line, But Out of Step With Public?

At a candidate forum at Howard University, Democrats decried a Supreme Court decision on...

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  A_Blog, The Pollster  
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'Good People' Given Chance
In Giuliani Immigration Plan

In 2004 at the Republican National Convention, Giuliani addressed the crowd with Lady Liberty...

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 1:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  A_Blog, Dan Balz's Take  
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It Is Your
Father's Facebook

An older crowd is showing up online to support candidates--and to check out Obama's MySpace page.

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 11:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Not Ready For
Prime Time?

Voters don't think Obama has the right kind of experience to be president, according to a new poll.

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
 
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Foreign Affairs With
Giuliani & Edwards

Rudy Giuliani get's right to the 9/11 point in a newly-published essay on foreign policy.

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 8:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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The Saga of the First Lady Files

Clinton in 1994 at a rally for the health care plan she spearheaded. Word...

By Washington Post editors  | August 16, 2007; 8:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
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Not Yet a Union Man

John Edwards still needs strong union support and is pulling the plug on some operations in Nevada, where union backing is key.

By Washington Post editors  | August 15, 2007; 4:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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Calling on London

Giuliani makes his pitch across the pond.

By Washington Post editors  | August 15, 2007; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Showing She Can Stand the Heat

At the Iowa State Fair, Clinton manned a grill with former Iowa governor Tom...

By Washington Post editors  | August 15, 2007; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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No Sanctuary For Rudy

Giuliani's new radio ad touts his plan to reduce illegal immigration. (AP). Somewhere, John...

By Washington Post editors  | August 15, 2007; 3:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
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A Conversation With Obama

Clinton and Obama at the NAACP convention in 2006. (AP) Part way through our...

By Washington Post editors  | August 15, 2007; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  A_Blog, Dan Balz's Take  
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Money Where
His Mouth Isn't

Sam Brownback joins Mitt Romney in the club of GOP candidates whose investments appear to conflict with their position on stem cell research.

By Washington Post editors  | August 15, 2007; 10:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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What Republicans See in Obama

Barack Obama says he can unite the country in a way that Hillary Clinton...

By Washington Post editors  | August 15, 2007; 9:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (50)
 
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The Hardest Call

John McCain's latest book reads like an ode to what might have been.

By Washington Post editors  | August 14, 2007; 5:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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How Holy Art Thou?

A favorite campaign epithet resurfaces yet again.

By Washington Post editors  | August 14, 2007; 2:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
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Romney's a Secret Yankee
And Other Tales of the Trust

George Pataki, then the N.Y. governor, lost a bet to Mitt Romney and donned...

By Washington Post editors  | August 14, 2007; 1:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
 
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Strategists in
the Wings

He's been called a one-of-kind operator, but some '08 campaigns do have Rove-esque figures working behind the scenes.

By Washington Post editors  | August 14, 2007; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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GOP Searching For
Internet Dollars

Democrats are miles (and millions) ahead in terms of online fundraising, but Republican strategists are launching a new effort to try and catch up.

By Washington Post editors  | August 14, 2007; 10:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  B_Blog, The Green Zone  
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The Divider Behind the Uniter

Karl Rove and George Bush in Austin in 1999, on the road to the...

By Washington Post editors  | August 14, 2007; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Clinton: The Rove Candidate of 2008?

Is Clinton running the most like Rove? (AP). As he packs his desk just...

By Susan Glasser  | August 14, 2007; 8:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
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The "Black Enough" Question:
Who's Asking?

The Obama family hit the campaign trail in Las Vegas last week. (AP). In...

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 8:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (81)
 
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Huckabee's Price of Admission: $100,000

Mike Huckabee finished second in Ames while spending less money than his rivals, though...

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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Magic For Clinton

She's not the pickup basketball stalwart that Barack Obama is, but Hillary Clinton did manage to pick up Magic Johnson's support.

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Hillary Hits Airwaves

Clinton unveils her first campaign ads.

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 1:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
 
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Obama Campaign
on "Bush's Brain"

A few short hours after Bush adviser Karl Rove announced his departure, the Obama campaign notes that Rove's strategy left the country "more divided" than ever before.

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 1:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
 
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Enough Already With the Straw Poll

The straw poll is an Iowan-only event that drew just 14,000 this year. Has...

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
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Romney's Riches
Finally Go Public

Romney has as much as $250 million, but where has it been invested? Campaign is finally poised to say.

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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For Big Apple's Sen.,
Fruit Worth A Fight

Sen. Hillary Clinton went to bat for New York's apple growers.

By Washington Post editors  | August 13, 2007; 10:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  B_Blog, David Broder  
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The GOP YouTube Debate Is Back On

This just in: The Republican CNN/YouTube debate, in limbo for the past few weeks,...

By Post Editor  | August 12, 2007; 9:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (101)
Categories:  A_Blog, New Media, The Debates  
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