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44: August 19, 2007 - August 25, 2007

Support For
Google Government

Something Barack Obama, Ron Paul and Sam Brownback (and only those three) all agree on: support for transparency in government.

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2007; 7:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Brzezinski Grants
Obama the
"Upper Hand"

Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski said today he supports the Illinois senator.

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2007; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
 
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Candidates May Be
Forced Out of Fla.

With a Jan. 29 primary, Florida flouts national rules and the DNC could rule tomorrow that candidates must not campaign in the state.

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2007; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Clinton's Terror Talk
Has Rivals on Attack

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidates have been pointing to the absence of...

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2007; 4:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
 
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Getting to the PowerPoint

Mitt Romney makes the most of his corporate background while on the trail.

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2007; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Sunshine State Democrats
Will Fight DNC Rules

Howard Dean, seen here at an earlier DNC event, urged states to halt the...

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2007; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  A_Blog, Primaries  
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Romney's Plan:
Let States Decide

Mitt Romney says a national health care system is "bound to fail."

By Washington Post editors  | August 24, 2007; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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A Conversion With
Winning Precedents

The past few months have proven challenging for Mitt Romney, as he has tried to...

By Post Editor  | August 24, 2007; 6:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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"Lincoln Bedroom
is Not For Rent"

The former senator makes harsh comparisons, but doesn't name names, in a campaign stop in New Hampshire.

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 7:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
 
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Quality Care in
Clinton Health Plan

In the second of three planned addresses on the subject, Sen. Hillary Clinton discussed improving the quality of health care.

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 5:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Giuliani Decides
on Media Team

Giuliani turns to a successful and controversial firm for his media consultants. From The Fix.

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Former Bush Scribe
To Thompson's Staff

Fred Thompson adds a former Bush speechwriter to his not-yet-a-campaign team.

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Going Red to Blue,
By Way of Green

Some states in the Bush column in '04 have raised more money for Democrats this time around.

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 1:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, The Green Zone  
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Vietnam Analogies Nothing New For GOP

President Bush compared Iraq to Vietnam in his VFW convention speech. (AP) President Bush...

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 12:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Romney's Flips
Caught on Web

YouTube catalogs candidates' shifting positions.

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The Science of
The Daily Show

Obama visits Jon Stewart. But is it a smart thing for a candidate to do?

By Post Editor  | August 23, 2007; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama  
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The Next President:
Uniformly Civilian?

Sen. John McCain is the lone top contender for 2008 to serve active duty....

By Post Editor  | August 23, 2007; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  A_Blog, Morning Cheat Sheet  
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Fair-weather Friends

Before the bitterness of the campaign, Rudy Giuliani had nothing but glowing reviews for Mitt Romney.

By Washington Post editors  | August 23, 2007; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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You Knew it Was
Coming: First IM
Forums on Tap

The list of "firsts" in presidential forums and debates just keeps on growing, thanks...

By Post Editor  | August 23, 2007; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, The Debates  
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Edwards Says Race
is Old vs. New

John Edwards is set to launch a "new phase" of his campaign.

By Washington Post editors  | August 22, 2007; 6:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Gallup Disputes
Rove's Knock
On Clinton

Pollsters note candidates Bill Clinton and George W. Bush had similar unfavorable ratings.

By Post Editor  | August 22, 2007; 3:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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'B-Rock' Strikes a Pose

Sen. Barack Obama and rapper/actor Ludacris, aka Chris Bridges met last fall. (AP) There's...

By Washington Post editors  | August 22, 2007; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Michigan Moves Ahead
On Primary Switch

Michigan state senators voted today to move their presidential primary to Jan. 15, flouting attempts...

By Post Editor  | August 22, 2007; 1:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Trippi: Rove Ignores
Edwards Because
He Fears Him

"'Cause you can look right through me, walk right by me, and never know I'm there." - "Mr. Cellophane" from the Broadway musical "Chicago."

By Post Editor  | August 22, 2007; 12:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, John Edwards  
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Brownback's Got
Lots of Issues

Kansas Senator leads the GOP field in detailing where he stands.

By Washington Post editors  | August 22, 2007; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  B_Blog, Sam Brownback  
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The Many Denials
Of Mayor Bloomberg

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg should be taken at his word when he...

By washingtonpost.com Editors  | August 22, 2007; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Going After
Big Apple 'Bully'

Fred Thompson challenges Rudy Giuliani on gun control.

By Washington Post editors  | August 21, 2007; 7:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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He's Just
Citizen Mike

Michael Bloomberg says--again--that he's not running for president.

By Washington Post editors  | August 21, 2007; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Could Obama Pull Off
His 30 Percent Solution?

Hillary Clinton says she's the most electable Democrat, arguing many polls already show her leading...

By Post Editor  | August 21, 2007; 3:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Obama, Clinton Both
Cite Iraq Progress,
Say It's Not Enough

Sen. Barack Obama addressed the VFW convention crowd today. (Bloomberg) In the last two...

By Post Editor  | August 21, 2007; 1:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Asset Management

Rep. Henry Waxman wants to know more about how Karl Rove put federal agencies to work for the GOP.

By Washington Post editors  | August 21, 2007; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Signature Issue
For Thompson?

Fred Thompson may run out of time to get his name on the ballot.

By Washington Post editors  | August 21, 2007; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Romney Hits Urban
Immigration Sanctuaries

New Romney ad stokes immigration battle with Giuliani.

By Post Editor  | August 21, 2007; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  About The Trail, B_Blog, Mitt Romney  
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Running for President
Means Never Having
To Say "I'm Sorry"

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's position on her vote to authorize the Iraq war hinges...

By Post Editor  | August 21, 2007; 8:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  A_Blog, Morning Cheat Sheet  
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Unite and Conquer

Fred Thompson as commander in chief 'Last Best Chance,' a 2005 film that Sam...

By Washington Post editors  | August 20, 2007; 7:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Red Meat Politics and
a Red State Endorsement

Hillary Clinton went back to her Little Rock roots today for an endorsement by...

By Washington Post editors  | August 20, 2007; 3:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Michigan Primary Scramble Continues

In 2004, Michigan Democrats voted in February. This year, both parties could cast primary...

By Washington Post editors  | August 20, 2007; 1:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  A_Blog, Primaries  
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Tired of Waiting
For Fred's Move

From the man who brought the world Mark Foley's e-mails comes a complaint against Fred Thompson's is-he-or-isn't-he campaign dallying.

By Washington Post editors  | August 20, 2007; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Is Everyone Sick
of Debates Already?

And how can Karl Rove get away with lying? Plus Joe Biden as the only one with a plan and other questions from the Post Politics Hour.

By Washington Post editors  | August 20, 2007; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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YouTube Videos Share a
Little Too Much For Rudy

On the Internet, Giuliani's support for civil unions lives on, even if he now...

By Washington Post editors  | August 20, 2007; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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New Biden Ad Pushes His Iraq Plan

Joining the increasingly crowded airwaves in Iowa is a somber ad from Sen. Joe Biden.

By Post Editor  | August 19, 2007; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, Joe Biden  
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