A weekend cease-fire offer?
By Jonathan Weisman CORVALLIS, Ore. -- After what even he described as "a turbulent couple...
The Center for American Progress Action Fund Friday morning unveiled the first installment of its "Hyde Park Project" to defend progressive ideas. --Juliet Eilperin
On Earth Day last year, Hillary Clinton announced that her campaign was taking the somewhat costly step of becoming carbon neutral. But is her campaign keeping up its commitment?By Matthew Mosk
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Sen. Barack Obama said he told Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice this morning that he expected a full and thorough investigation of the rifling of passport files by State Department contractors, later calling the intrusion "deeply disturbing."--Jonathan Weisman
Endorsements rarely determine the outcome of presidential races, but the decision by New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson to announce his support for Barack Obama today is nonetheless an important boost for Obama in his nomination battle with Hillary Clinton. --Dan Balz
PORTLAND, Ore. -- At a thunderous rally in Memorial Colliseum here, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson endorsed Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) for president, appealing for peace in the Democratic Party and hailing the moment as historic. --Jonathan Weisman
Sen. John McCain has officially broken the limits imposed by the presidential public financing system, reports filed last night show. --Matthew Mosk
PORTLAND, Or. -- The Obama campaign fired off what may be its most aggressive broadside yet on Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's honesty this morning, with campaign manager David Plouffe issuing a diatribe on what they called her "history of misleading voters," then declaring on a conference call, "The American people simply are not going to elect someone who they think are not honest and trustworthy." --Jonathan Weisman
CHICAGO -- Gov. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.) will endorse Sen. Barack Obama's presidential candidacy today after a long courtship by both Obama and his rival for the Democratic nomination, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Obama campaign announced this morning. --Peter Slevin
Clinton drew large, enthusiastic crowds in Terre Haute and in Anderson, a working-class town that has suffered severe job losses in the manufacturing sector in recent years. --Anne E. Kornblut
Geraldine Ferraro today objected vehemently to Barack Obama's linkage in his Tuesday speech of her comments and the inflammatory excerpts of sermons by Rev. Jeremiah Wright, his longtime pastor. --Alec MacGillis
Arizona Sen. John McCain's campaign today suspended Soren Dayton, a low-level aide in the political department, after he forwarded an inflammatory anti-Obama YouTube video mashup to his private Twitter feed. --Garance Franke-Ruta
CHARLESTON, W.V. -- Barack Obama went trolling for votes with the white working class voters that have always given him trouble, in the best place he could find them -- a sports bar in the full bloom of March Madness. --Jonathan Weisman
Updated 6:38 p.m. By Jonathan Weisman Barack Obama's campaign pounced on newly released documents showing...
LONDON -- Sen. John McCain took a break from meetings with high-level government officials in Europe and the Middle East this afternoon for a good, old-fashioned $1,000 to $2,300 presidential fundraiser in the heart of downtown London. --Michael D. Shear
The National Archives in Washington, Wednesday, March 19, 2008, where the Archives released more than...
CHARLESTON, W.V. -- Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama, visiting the potentially critical state of West Virginia today, pivoted his campaign from the difficult issues of race and war back to pocketbook issues, making an economic case for ending the conflict in Iraq. --Jonathan Weisman
How the Michigan primary deal fell apart.
After toiling all day Wednesday on his bracketology, Barack Obama has revealed his politically astute picks. --Jonathan Weisman
The Dalai Lama sent a letter today to Sen. John McCain, thanking him for "concern you have shown regarding the sad turn of events in Tibet and for your efforts to persuade the Chinese authorities to exercise restraint in dealing with the demonstrations." --Glenn Kessler
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, presumptive Republican nominee John McCain and Democratic hopeful Barack Obama traded barbs on the war that offer a preview to the potential general election campaign. --Jonathan Weisman
Sen. Hillary Clinton and a different kind of Generals' Revolt.--Rachel Dry
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), right, shakes hands with Philadelphia police officers as...
Is Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia made a less than firm rejection of the rumors linking him to the No. 2 spot at a breakfast session sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. --David Broder
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, Sen. Barack Obama drew a stark contrast with Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and John McCain, portraying his rivals as political opportunists who made the wrong call by voting to authorize the war. --Shailagh Murray
DETROIT -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton flew here on Wednesday to demand that the state hold another primary vote or count the earlier disqualified one, challenging Sen. Barack Obama to live up to his claim that he cares about making sure people's votes count. --Anne E. Kornblut
By Jose Antonio Vargas Barack Obama's Philadephia speech on race, posted on the senator's own YouTube channel, has been viewed more than 1.2 million times in less than 24 hours.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Sen. Barack Obama's campaign has raised questions about a possible June 3 revote in Michigan, although the Democratic National Committee seems fine with the idea. --Shailagh Murray
The biggest endorsement value of John Murtha, whose Johnstown-based district won't yield many Democratic votes for either candidate, may be in the power he commands among a handful of acolytes in the state's delegation. --Paul Kane
JERUSALEM -- What was supposed to be a somber visit by Sen. John McCain to the Western Wall this morning was marred by an unruly mob of Israeli photographers, police and tourists who threw punches at each other as they engulfed the Republican presidential candidate. --Michael D. Shear
Updated 11:09 p.m. By Anne E. Kornblut LANCASTER, Pa., Mar. 18 -- Sen. Hillary Rodham...
LANCASTER, Pa. -- Rep. John P. Murtha has announced his endorsement of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, bringing his clout as a 17-term member of the House and a prominent anti-war Democrat to bear with more than a month until the primary here in his home state. --Anne E. Kornblut
By Eli Saslow Trinity United Church of Christ continues to be a hot topic after...
WASHINGTON --The fate of Michigan's Democratic presidential delegates remained unclear Tuesday ahead of consultations between state politicians and strategists for Sen. Barack Obama. --Peter Slevin
After months of controversy, the William J. Clinton Presidential Library plans to make public tomorrow more than 11,000 pages of records from Hillary Rodham Clinton's time in the White House, in this case her daily schedule for eight years as first lady. --Peter Baker
"I'm very glad he gave it," Clinton said. --Anne E. Kornblut
PHILADELPHIA -- The damage to Barack Obama's presidential candidacy was already real when he stepped into the pulpit of the National Constitution Center here on Tuesday morning. Obama was a politician under fire, his campaign engulfed in controversy by the fiery, divisive and racially charged words of his Chicago pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
A broad range of interest groups today announced plans for a costly independent drive to mobilize progressive voters for the 2008 election, much of it targeting younger and minority voters. --Matthew Mosk
PHILADELPHIA -- Sen. Barack Obama sought to quell the political firestorm stirred by his former pastor Jeremiah Wright with a deeply personal speech about black anger, white anger, and the gulf that race continues to represent in U.S. society. --Shailagh Murray
This was supposed to be the week of Iraq, the week that the fifth anniversary of the invasion focused the nation's attention back on its turbulent project in the Middle East. And yet the war debate that gripped the capital last year has slipped off the frontburner.
A transcript of Sen. Barack Obama's speech "A More Perfect Union."
AMMAN, Jordan -- Sen. John McCain, traveling in the Middle East to promote his foreign policy expertise, misidentified in remarks Tuesday which broad category of Iraqi extremists are allegedly receiving support from Iran. --Cameron W. Barr and Michael D. Shear
By Shailagh Murray SCRANTON, Pa. -- Sen. Barack Obama introduced himself to Electric City on...
In an interview this afternoon, Hart remained upset about Clinton's attacks on Obama's national security credentials. --Alec MacGillis
Musicians are permitted to donate their time and talents to assist candidates, even when the performers hail from foreign soil, said Bob Biersack, an FEC spokesman. --Matthew Mosk
Florida Democrats reversed course Monday and declared dead their plans to hold a do-over presidential primary to settle the dispute over whether their delegation to the national convention in Denver will be seated. --Dan Balz
And Dana Milbank is there.
MONACA, Pa -- Sen. Barack Obama will deliver a major speech about race in Philadelphia tomorrow that he said would explore his relationship with Chicago pastor Jeremiah Wright and the wave of controversy it has stirred in his presidential bid. --Shailagh Murray
John McCain visits Iraq.
After winning the popular vote in the Texas and Ohio primaries on March 4, it seemed that Hillary Clinton had captured the momentum in the Democratic race. The all-important superdelegates don't seem to agree. --Perry Bacon Jr.
President Clinton, in two of his first interviews since his wife's campaign at times starting blocking reporters' access to him in the wake of controversial remarks he made in January, this weekend forcefully took on criticisms that his rhetoric against Barack Obama has had racial overtones. --Perry Bacon Jr.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said that the increase in U.S. troops in Iraq over the last year has "not accomplished its goals." --Perry Bacon Jr.
Addressing a group of college journalists Sunday in New Orleans, former president Bill Clinton said that Sen. Barack Obama has twisted his wife's experience "as a change maker" into "a disability for being elected." --Scott Butterworth
By Zachary A. Goldfarb Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. said today that there are...