COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The reason for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's side trip from the campaign trail has been revealed: She is on her way to Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, where she will appear tonight on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."--By Anne E. Kornblut
By Anne E. Kornblut DALLAS -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has disappeared from the campaign...
By Shailagh Murray The liberal-leaning Burnt Orange Report, a high-profile Texas political blog, offers some...
By Anne E. Kornblut SAN ANTONIO, Tex. -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has been careful...
SAN ANTONIO, Tex. --The new "red phone" ad produced by the Clinton campaign was not, in fact, made by ad guru Roy Spence, as earlier reported in the story "Clinton Ad Hints Obama Is Unprepared for Crisis". In a twist, it was written by Mark Penn, Clinton's chief strategist. --Anne E. Kornblut
BROWNSVILLE, Tex. -- In stops at Hope Park and the Sombremo Festival, Sen. Barack Obama heard plenty of support from South Texas residents.--Shailagh Murray
Former president Clinton, after drawing headlines last month for his sharp criticisms of Obama, is now a changed man on the stump, having been limited by wife's staff in how he can make the case for her and against Obama. --Perry Bacon Jr.
Barack Obama's campaign is enjoying another hip, tuneful, B-list-celebrity YouTube moment -- this time with an overt appeal to Spanish-speaking voters -- courtesy of musician will.i.am. --David Montgomery
Victories in both Ohio and Texas would be incentive enough for Hillary Clinton to continue her candidacy into Pennsylvania, but if Obama emerges with no significant damage to his delegate advantage, her prospects for ending the primaries with a lead in pledged delegates remain daunting. --Dan Balz
FT. WORTH, Texas - Sen. Barack Obama's campaign announced he would co-sponsor legislation introduced yesterday by his political ally Sen. Claire McCaskill to ensure that John McCain can become president, even though he was born in the Panama Canal Zone. --Shailagh Murray
Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe said on a conference call with reporters that the "Children" ad released by the Hillary Clinton campaign today would likely not have its intended effect. --Alec MacGillis and Shailagh Murray
Howard Kurtz looks at Clinton's red phone moment.
Updated 9:11 a.m. By Anne E. Kornblut HANGING ROCK, Ohio -- Sen. Hillary Rodham...
At a townhall meeting here before a mostly African American audience this afternoon, Obama couldn't resist a brief exegesis on one of his favorite subjects, parenting -- and he got a foot-stomping response worthy of an evangelical church service in reply. --Shailagh Murray
Ralph Nader (R) listens as his newly announced running mate Matt Gonzalez, a former...
Hillary Clinton raised more than $35 million in February, crucial funds that will enable her to compete in Ohio and Texas, her campaign finance team reported this afternoon. --Matthew Mosk
AUSTIN, Texas -- Others may be writing Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's political obituary, but "I have not," Sen. Barack Obama told reporters aboard his campaign plane this afternoon. --Shailagh Murray
Many of today's political strategists enjoy a good wallow in the mud. By Dan...
HOUSTON -- The president of the Catholic League today blasted Sen. John McCain for accepting the endorsement of Texas evangelist John Hagee, calling the controversial pastor a bigot who has "waged an unrelenting war against the Catholic Church." --Michael D. Shear
RIO GRANDE, Ohio -- Officially, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is not looking past March 4. But as she went behind the counter at the original Bob Evans diner here today, Clinton made a rare crack about her Plan B. --Anne E. Kornblut
HOUSTON -- Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III endorsed Sen. John McCain for president today, calling him a "great American leader" and comparing him to Ronald Reagan. --Michael D. Shear
The showdown between Bob Dole and Bill Clinton a dozen years ago was a generational clash that may offer some lessons for political strategists this year if Barack Obama manages to win the right to take on John McCain in the fall.--Peter Baker
By Anne E. Kornblut ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton demanded that Sen....
Reminding voters of the high-stakes involved in the Texas and Ohio primaries next week, former president Bill Clinton touted his wife's experience and plans for education, health care, energy and jobs during a campaign sweep of through Houston on Wednesday. KPRC's Phil Archer reports.
Sen. Barack Obama received support in Houston on Wednesday from Ethel Kennedy, widow of former Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and their son, Max. They visited volunteers at the Obama campaign headquarters in downtown Houston. KPRC's Lisa Baldwin Reports.
Reacting to the death of conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. at the age of...
SAN ANTONIO -- Sen. John McCain picked up the support of Texas pastor John Hagee, an evangelical Christian who has made support for the state of Israel a centerpiece of his ministry. --Michael D. Shear
Official results have been released by the city's Board of Elections, including emergency, absentee and other categories of votes that were not part of the original election day tally. How do the new results change things? Not so much.
ZANESVILLE, Oh. -- Just as her campaign needed to add a little zoom, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton came to this colorfully named spot in eastern Ohio ready to talk about the chief topic on people's minds: The economy. --Anne E. Kornblut
John Lewis switches sides, say reports.
Barack Obama is significantly out-spending Hillary Clinton on television advertising in Texas and Ohio, and his advertising edge has been compounded by a raft of commercials being aired by two large labor unions that are supporting him. --Matthew Mosk
CLEVELAND -- Two things were clear from Tuesday's Democratic debate here in Cleveland: Barack Obama is a much improved debater from what he was when he began his presidential campaign, and Hillary Clinton did not do what she needed to do to change the shape of the Democratic race. --Dan Balz
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sen. Barack Obama fired back at Sen. John McCain this morning after the Arizona Republican suggested Obama was unaware that al-Qaeda had been causing trouble in Iraq. --Shailagh Murray
Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) told The Trail moments ago that he will be endorsing Barack Obama for president this afternoon, becoming the 10th senator to officially endorse the Illinois senator's bid for the Democratic nomination. --Paul Kane
A new poll shows Hillary Clinton hanging to a slim lead in Pennsylvania, highlighting the breadth of Barack Obama's newfound appeal and the challenges Clinton faces should the race for the Democratic nomination reach the Keystone State. --Jon Cohen
TYLER, Texas -- Sen. John McCain mocked Sen. Barack Obama for suggesting at last night's debate that as president he might send troops back into Iraq if al-Qaeda returns to establish a base of operations there following a U.S. withdrawal. --Michael D. Shear
By Perry Bacon Jr. The two Democratic presidential campaigns don't agree on the skit that...
The 20th Democratic debate, part 2.
The 20th Democratic debate.
The United Church of Christ, Sen. Barack Obama's spiritual home, has been notified by the IRS that it has opened an investigation into Obama's address at the UCC's 2007 General Synod in Hartford, Conn., the UCC said yesterday.--Jacqueline L. Salmon
By Shailagh Murray and Paul Kane CLEVELAND -- Sen. Chris Dodd's endorsement of Sen. Barack...
CLEVELAND -- In issuing his endorsement of Barack Obama here this morning, Chris Dodd made abundantly clear -- in the most decorous and senatorial of terms, to be sure -- that he believes it is getting near time for the Democrats to call it a race. --Alec MacGillis
CINCINNATI -- A supporter of Ariz. Sen. John McCain repeatedly used Barack Obama's middle name, Hussein, while ridiculing him as a terrorist sympathizer in an introductory speech for McCain at a rally here this morning. --Michael D. Shear
CLEVELAND -- The focus will be on Hillary Clinton tonight when she and Barack Obama meet here for their last debate before next week's primaries in Ohio and Texas. But should it be Obama who comes under closer questioning?--Dan Balz
By Glenn Kessler Much-wooed New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, spotted this morning having coffee at...
CLEVELAND -- The Clinton campaign has sent indication that Barack Obama better be ready for a tough debate here tonight ("Meet me in Ohio," the senator herself warned on Saturday). If he is in for some tough questions, then Obama got a decent tuneup in this city two days ago, when he attended a meeting with about 100 Jewish community leaders.--Alec MacGillis
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), a former contender for the Democratic nomination, is expected to endorse Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) this morning, sources close to the campaign said. --Shailagh Murray
Lawyers for the bank that lent presidential candidate Sen. John McCain $4 million as he headed into the Republican primaries wrote a letter Monday defending the arrangement.--By Matthew Mosk
Detailing a world facing "global poverty, global warming and global health pandemics," and "countries rushing to acquire nuclear weapons," Hillary Clinton, while not naming Barack Obama, suggested that electing her top rival would lead to the kind of foreign policy problems she believes have defined the Bush administration.--Perry Bacon Jr.
CHICAGO -- Add this to the stresses of a primary campaign that has been going on nearly a year now, with three or more events a day and nary a break for rest: getting to the memorial service on time. --Alec MacGillis
Like a good lawyer and political street fighter, Harold Ickes came to breakfast with a case to make and argued it with gusto.--Dan Balz
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio -- Sen. John McCain said bluntly today that he will lose the presidential election in November if the Iraq war goes badly, then quickly tried to walk his own comment back. --Michael D. Shear
Barack Obama's campaign this morning sharply criticized Hillary Clinton for reportedly sending a picture to the Drudge Report of the Illinois senator that showed him in African dress, with Obama campaign manager David Plouffe accusing Clinton of engaging in "shameful, offensive fear-mongering." --Perry Bacon Jr.
Hillary Clinton lets down her hair and talks about the press, SNL, and her pantsuits -- oh, and strategy, too. --Perry Bacon Jr.
By Alec MacGillis TOLEDO -- So this is what being a front-runner deep in primary...
Aides to Sen. Hillary Clinton today accused rival Sen. Barack Obama of flip-flopping because of union efforts in Ohio on his behalf. --Matthew Mosk
By Perry Bacon Jr. PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A day after she angrily criticized Barack Obama,...
By Joel Achenbach Obama-mania has been ripe for parody, and sure enough, "Saturday Night Live"...
The Democratic National Committee will file a complaint Monday with the Federal Election Commission, alleging that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has illegally blown through spending limits imposed by the presidential public financing system. --Matthew Mosk