A day after Sen. Barack Obama dismissed her foreign policy experience as little more than sipping tea with potentates, Clinton fired back by portraying herself as a virtual secretary of state during her husband's administration. --Peter baker
A mailer from the Romney campaign takes a hard line on an opponent.
A central tenet of John Edwards' message -- the idea that he is campaigning free from the influence of the powerful forces that control Washington -- is being challenged in light of the most recent federal election filings by one of the outside groups advocating on his behalf. --Matthew Mosk
Clinton's message: Nominate me and I'll win next fall in Ohio, the state that cost Democrats the 2004 election. --Peter Baker
By Garance Franke-Ruta North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad, who in 2002 was one of the...
Bill Clinton has added a new reason why his wife should be the Democratic nominee for president, what he called "most important of all": she would be best able to "deal with the unexpected," he said here today, with an allusion to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. --Alec MacGillis
The John Edwards campaign offers a pointed compare-and-contrast. By Garance Franke-Ruta An essential part...
Shailagh Murray and Anne E. Kornblut report from Iowa on the duel between John Edwards...
The word on the earliest votes from diners in Des Moines and Manchester, N.H.
Ed O'Keefe talks with Joe Biden for the Post Talk video program.
Sen. Barack Obama is touting his health care plan in an Iowa ad unveiled today, six days before the state's caucuses. But the commercial misrepresents some newspaper assessments of the Illinois Democrat's proposal. --Howard Kurtz
John McCain expressed confidence in the government of General Pervez Musharraf.--Alec MacGillis
Newly public documents filed with the Federal Election Commission this week show there has also been a hefty infusion of private money behind the efforts of Alliance for a New America, a group that is promoting the candidacy of Democrat John Edwards. --Matthew Mosk
Mike Huckabee, unlike his GOP rivals, is trying to connect the instability in Pakistan to the biggest issue in the Republican primary, immigration. --By Perry Bacon
With six days remaining before the Iowa caucuses, conventional candidates are offering their closing arguments to the voters. Mike Huckabee delivers a sermon. --Dan Balz
Assessing Hillary Clinton's closing argument.
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson sharply criticized the Bush administration's Pakistan policy. --Dan Balz
And it's in: the first pollsters to brave the uncertain waters of calling folks during the holidays. --Jon Cohen
Caucus the musical opens in Des Moines.
Mitt Romney, who targeted Mike Huckabee in an earlier commercial, is now running the most negative campaign of any presidential candidate in either party. --Howard Kurtz
Jonathan Weisman takes a look at former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee's tax policy. He writes:...
Romney bids N.H. supporters farewell as he decamps for final Iowa push.--Alec MacGillis
Arizona Sen. John McCain reacted quickly to the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto Thursday, calling the killing "a great tragedy" that would embolden Islamic extremists throughout the Middle East. --Dan Balz
GOP presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani cited today's assassination of Benazir Bhutto as yet another example of why the U.S. needs to "go on offense" against Islamic terrorism and expand its military might. --Juliet Eilperin
Independent groups appear to be doing more heavy lifting in New Hampshire for two of the top Democratic candidates for president, with new mailers arriving today that focus on voter concerns about health care. --Matthew Mosk
At Iowa speech, Obama draws sharp contrast between himself and Hillary Clinton.--Shailagh Murray
Candidates react to Bhutto news.
Chris Cillizza weighs in: The assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was only...
Hillary Clinton remembers Benazir Bhutto.--Anne E. Kornblut
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is having so much success with his public speaking on the presidential campaign trail, he figured he might as well continue to get paid for the effort.--Matthew Mosk
John Edwards, anti-war candidate, admits he's never seen Fahrenheit 9/11.--Alec MacGillis
Romney, skiing in New Hampshire, is greeted by wary Massachusetts residents. --Alec MacGillis
Given that it's snowing in Iowa and near freezing in New Hampshire, GOP presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani chose Wednesday to reach out to the voters in a state that falls later in the primary calendar but unquestionably offers better weather for out-of-town guests: Florida. --Juliet Eilperin
By Michael Shear Rudolph Giuliani's personal physician just released a statement pronouncing the former New...
Obama plays basketball. --Shailagh Murray
There is one question every presidential candidate would love to know the answer to this week: Is anybody in Iowa listening? --Dan Balz
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Mike Huckabee's pheasant hunting adventure.--Jose Antonio Vargas
Lawyer-candidates make their final appeal. --Rachel Dry
This just in from Chris Cillizza: Over the past three days, Democratic presidential hopefuls John...
Jose Antonio Vargas and Shailagh Murray examine the role that students may play in the...
The 10-day forecast for Des Moines, Iowa, posted today by weather.com, predicts a fine day for caucus going. --Shailagh Murray
For voters, candidates and campaign aides here in the Hawkeye State, today marks a rare but much-needed break from the accelerated primary calendar. --Jose Antonio Vargas
An early fall video is again of interest.
Robert Barnes reports on the voting identification case now before the Supreme Court: The Supreme...
A campaign 2008 holiday gift guide. --Rachel Dry
Thus far the ads have been aimed at promoting candidates, not tearing them down. That's about to change. --Matthew Mosk
The Trail talks to shoppers at Jordan Creek Town Center, the biggest and newest mall in the Des Moines area. A kiosk selling candidate buttons and T-shirts is one of the busiest spots in the mall. -- Jose Antonio Vargas
News of the day.
The Republican presidential contest is in flux in New Hampshire, where former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney spent Sunday campaigning in an effort to stay ahead of a surging Arizona Sen. John McCain. --Michael D. Shear
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to appeals to one of the state's largest minority populations with just 10 days left until the caucuses. --Anne E. Kornblut