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44: September 2, 2007 - September 8, 2007

Edwards Hits Hard at Clinton Over Lobbying

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards launched his most direct criticism of rival Sen. Hillary Rodham...

By Post Editor  | September 8, 2007; 11:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  A_Blog, Candidates, Hillary Rodham Clinton, John Edwards  
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Thompson Revisits bin Laden Comments

Fred Thompson learned first-hand Friday how carefully people parse his words now that he's...

By Post Editor  | September 8, 2007; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Giuliani Says
Illegal Immigrants
Are Not Criminals

In a statement that his opponents were quick to attack, Rudy Giuliani says illegal immigrants are not criminals.

By Washington Post editors  | September 7, 2007; 7:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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Thompson Talks Health on the Road in Iowa

Fred Thompson discusses his health on the road in Iowa.

By Washington Post editors  | September 7, 2007; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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What Clicks With Voters Online

Democrats are winning, at least in the contest over traffic at candidate web sites.

By Washington Post editors  | September 7, 2007; 3:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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Clinton's Pollster
On Trend Watch

Move over soccer moms. The new demographic to pay attention to, according to Mark Penn's new book, is "cougars," among many other "Microtrends."

By Washington Post editors  | September 7, 2007; 2:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Democrats Make New Friends,
And Try to Keep The Old

A new book explores the way the Democratic Party is navigating between old and new forces.

By Washington Post editors  | September 7, 2007; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (88)
Categories:  A_Blog, Dan Balz's Take  
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Clinton Says
'Let's Do Lunch'

Hillary Clinton will invite one lucky supporter to lunch at her D.C. house, and Bill Clinton promises to stop by too.

By Washington Post editors  | September 7, 2007; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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DinerCam: Richardson Shakes Hands, Eats Bacon, Talks Baseball

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By Ed O'Keefe  | September 7, 2007; 7:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Edwards to Offer Anti-Terror Plan
Criticizing Bush and Democratic Rivals

With the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks looming, John Edwards will present a...

By Post Editor  | September 6, 2007; 7:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
 
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Thompson Gives Low-Key Iowa Kickoff

Thompson makes his first visit to Iowa as an official candidate.

By Washington Post editors  | September 6, 2007; 5:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
 
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God & Man
on The Trail

A new poll shows that people want candidates who are seen as religious, but don't feel they know much about the faith of the current crop of hopefuls.

By Washington Post editors  | September 6, 2007; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Much of Thompson's
Old Gang All There

Fred Thompson veterans are along for the presidential campaign ride.

By Washington Post editors  | September 6, 2007; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Dodd Tests Senate
As Campaign Perch

Sen. Christopher Dodd hit on campaign issues while pushing for new legislation as the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee.

By Washington Post editors  | September 6, 2007; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Transit Workers
On Edwards' Bus

Former North Carolina senator John Edwards earns the Transport Workers Union endorsement.

By Washington Post editors  | September 6, 2007; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
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Making Sept. The Month of McCain

John McCain hopes that, by the end September, this will be remembered not as Thompson's moment, but McCain's month.

By Washington Post editors  | September 6, 2007; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  A_Blog, Dan Balz's Take  
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DinerCam:
'Hillary, Come Visit!':
A Waitress's Appeal

A "military mom" requests a visit from Sen. Clinton.

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 6, 2007; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, Hillary Rodham Clinton, The Diners  
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Ready With His Close-Up

Thompson launches his campaign with an online video look at his journey from "small town kid" to Washington, with a stop along the way in Hollywood.

By Washington Post editors  | September 6, 2007; 10:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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From the Waveland:
ISO a 'Real' Republican

At least one Iowa voter wants GOP candidates to embrace the base's issues.

By Post Editor  | September 6, 2007; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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A Surge of Support
For War in GOP Debate

In last night's GOP debates, the party's presidential candidates outstripped President Bush in their...

By Post Editor  | September 6, 2007; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Thompson Makes White House
Bid Official on Tonight Show

Fred Thompson made it officially official today, telling Jay Leno that he is running for...

By Post Editor  | September 5, 2007; 8:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Obama Draws
Clinton Contrast

On health care, Obama says, he would have a better shot at reform that works.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 6:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Thompson Gets
His 15 Minutes

Former senator Fred Thompson is set to announce his candidacy on a video--a much longer video than other candidates have used.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 5:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Memo Shows Thompson Aides
Had Eye to Future in 1999

Fred Thompson can take some tips from the campaign demeanor of John McCain, whom he stumped for in 1999.

By Post Editor  | September 5, 2007; 4:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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N.H. Debate Preview
A Viewer's Guide

What to be on the lookout for during tonight's Republican debate.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Independent Group
Feeling FEC Fines

The Club for Growth is fined $350,000 by the Federal Election Commission.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Elizabeth Edwards, Critic and Crowd-Pleaser

To a casual observer, it might seem as if the John Edwards campaign has unofficially delegated his wife Elizabeth to be the teller of hard truths.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Change in the Air,
And On Airwaves

Both Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama promise less of the same in new advertisements.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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You Didn't Just Imagine It:
Politics Really Is More Polarized

The absence of ideology is one of the enduring myths of American politics. Americans have long seen themselves as non-ideological.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Oprah's Couch
For Obama Only

As Oprah Winfrey prepares to host a Barack Obama fundraiser, she explains why he's the only candidate she'll have on her show this campaign season.

By Washington Post editors  | September 5, 2007; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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More Departures
For Thompson Team

In the soon-to-be-official candidate's press office, the message of late has been "I quit."

By Post Editor  | September 5, 2007; 12:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, Fred Thompson  
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Thompson Unveils Ad Ahead of Thursday Kickoff

Play Video VIDEO | Fred Thompson TV Ad: 'Debate' Fred Thompson's image will begin...

By Post Editor  | September 5, 2007; 12:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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McCain Not Sure
on "LGBT" Issues

Sen. John McCain faced a tough high school crowd in New Hampshire.

By Washington Post editors  | September 4, 2007; 6:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Winning on the Web

The race for the nomination now includes a contest for the best, most socially-networked web site.

By Washington Post editors  | September 4, 2007; 5:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Michigan Makes Primary Move Official

The calendar chaos continued today, with Michigan's governor, Jennifer Granholm, signing the legislation to officially...

By Washington Post editors  | September 4, 2007; 3:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Hillary Clinton - Alien?

Democratic frontrunner's appearance on "Ellen" is out of this world.

By Post Editor  | September 4, 2007; 3:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Clinton vs. Obama, A Difference With a Distinction?

Clinton and Obama at a candidate forum last month. (Reuters). Hillary Clinton and Barack...

By Washington Post editors  | September 4, 2007; 12:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The Spouses Speak Out
On Electablity Issue

The Democratic obsession with "electability" is now moving to the candidates' spouses. In recent weeks,...

By Post Editor  | September 4, 2007; 10:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Bill and the Giant Pumpkin

Bill Clinton and an admirer at the Hopkinton State Fair. (Dan Balz) Only Bill...

By  | September 3, 2007; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Giuliani's Web Site Gets Labor Day Off

The lights are out until Tuesday on Rudy Giuliani's official site.

By Post Editor  | September 2, 2007; 8:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  B_Blog, Rudy Giuliani  
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The Clintons Hit New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton unveiled some new rhetoric in New Hampshire Sunday, the first stop on...

By Post Editor  | September 2, 2007; 3:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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