HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Barack Obama wrapped up his whistle-stop train tour with a final rally here tonight, ending a day of striking visuals and stark rhetoric in advance of Tuesday's primary. --Shailagh Murray
PAOLI, Pa. -- Sen. Barack Obama's whistle-stop train tour is being covered live -- by the Republican National Committee and Sen. John McCain's campaign. --Shailagh Murray
WYNNEWOOD, Pa. -- Sen. Barack Obama sounded the horn and called out across the platform, "Everybody get on board now." And the "On Track for Change" express rolled out of Philadelphia's 30th St. station for a whistlestop tour across southeastern Pennsylvania. --Shailagh Murray
PHILADELPHIA -- In her family's non-stop campaigning in Pennsylvania, Chelsea Clinton got the post-midnight duty on Friday night: stumping in Philadelphia's gay bars. --Perry Bacon Jr.
Hillary Clinton blamed her defeats by Barack Obama in caucuses around the country in part on MoveOn.org, the liberal activist group that was founded in 1998 to tell Congress to "move on" from its push to impeach Clinton's husband. --Perry Bacon Jr.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Appearing with African American author Maya Angelou, Hillary Clinton not only praised Barack Obama, but said the pair's candidacies helped break barriers for any American seeking the Oval Office. --Perry Bacon Jr.
By Shailagh Murray PHILADELPHIA -- Sen. Barack Obama drew 35,000 people at a downtown rally tonight in Independence Park, local security officials told the campaign, making the crowd at this evening's event his largest ever.
A review of the issues covered at the 21st -- and likely final -- Democratic presidential primary debate. --Perry bacon Jr.
Obama visits the Erie Bolt Co. and the Erie Beer Co. --Shailagh Murray
Is "The Boss" an elitist?
Former Sens. Sam Nunn (Ga.) and David Boren (Okla.) also will serve as national security advisers to Obama, lending their expertise as well as their considerable establishment credentials. --Shailagh Murray
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa.-- A day after Barack Obama complained about the questions he was asked at a Democratic presidential primary debate this week, Hillary Clinton mocked him. By Perry Bacon Jr.
These days, neither Clinton nor Obama can make the more compelling case as to who is more electable against John McCain.
Nash McCabe, the woman who asked Sen. Barack Obama why he does not wear a flag pin at Wednesday's ABC debate, had doubts about the candidate previously revealed in the New York Times. --Howard Kurtz
Sen. John McCain this morning released tax returns showing that he took in $420,000 in income last year and $320,000 in 2006.--Matthew Mosk
"We've got to know who our nominee is," Dean, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said on CNN. "I need them to say who they're for, starting now." --Anne E. Kornblut
Sen. John McCain raised $15 million in March and has $10 million in the bank, his top advisers said this morning. Rick Davis, McCain's campaign manager, shared the figures during a wide-ranging briefing at the campaign's Virginia headquarters. --Matthew Mosk
Former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers takes to his blog in self-defense. --Garance Franke-Ruta
Sen. John McCain introduced legislation that would create a "gas tax holiday" this summer in which the federal government would suspend imposition of the 18-cent per gallon gas tax. --Michael D. Shear
In recent years, Republicans have made an industry of bashing the media for what they describe as its liberal bias. But in 2008, the picture has flipped: John McCain has invited reporters to his Arizona home and proposed a media shield law, while Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have frequently acted as sharp critics of the press. --Perry Bacon Jr.
Campaigning in the Philadelphia suburbs, Sen. Hillary Clinton took a less aggressive approach on the stump today, choosing to emphasize work-life balance issues rather than attacking rival Sen. Barack Obama. --Perry Bacon Jr.
Barack Obama mocks and criticizes the tenor of the Philadelphia debate. --Shailagh Murray
Between now and November, the most important question the Democratic front-runner will be forced to answer is: Who is Barack Obama? --Dan Balz
SEIU releases a new pro-Obama spot in Pa.
Chris Cillizza and Anne Kornblut recap the Clinton-Obama debate at the National Constitutional Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
The tax returns show Obama made $4,238,165 last year, most of it ($3.9 million) a result of profits from book sales. --Matthew Mosk
Could Barack Obama and the Teamsters have done a better job in goading Pennsylvanian supporters to register as Democrats by the March 24 deadline? --Alec MacGillis
SOUTH MILWAUKEE -- A day after John McCain offered an economic vision that included breaks for business and corporate America, he traveled to a mine equipment plant here for a round-table discussion with titans of industry. --Michael D. Shear
This time around Bruce Springsteen hopes he can deliver the Democratic presidential nominee to the "Promised Land." --Paul Kane
Sitting on the bench outside the Upper Dublin Public Library, Broder speaks with several Democrats and a few Republicans as they drop off and pick up books and tax forms.
The British prime minister is visiting Washington this week, and for the first time in seven years his most important meeting may not occur in the Oval Office: Gordon Brown is planning to meet Thursday with each of the three U.S. presidential candidates, an effort to obtain a first-hand judgment of how U.S. policies -- and the relationship between Britain and the United States -- may change come January. --Michael Abramowitz and Kevin Sullivan
"Bitter" got a breather when Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed a newspaper conference this afternoon. --Shailagh Murray
As the Democratic candidates for president close in on Pennsylvania primary day, Sen. Barack Obama continues to vastly outspend Sen. Hillary Clinton on television advertising in the state, an imbalance that is allowing him to pursue voters on such specialty channels as ESPN and MTV, where Clinton has no presence. --Matthew Mosk
Sen. John McCain today offered sweeping rhetoric about the economic plight of working-class America, even as he spelled out a tax and spending agenda whose benefits are aimed squarely at spurring business and corporate growth. --Michael D. Shear
Obama tries to turn bitter remarks into broader argument. --Perry Bacon Jr.
On Faith's Sally Quinn gives her analysis of Hillary Rodham Clinton's and Barack Obama's performances at Sunday night's Compassion Forum at Messiah College.
Sen. John McCain will propose that affluent seniors pay more for government provided drug benefits as a way to control health care spending, aides said during a preview of a major economic speech the senator will deliver Tuesday in Pittsburgh. --Michael D. Shear and Jonathan Weisman
Hillary Clinton launches a new ad in Pennsylvania, in which voters accuse her rival Barack Obama of having insulted them. --Anne E. Kornblut
A coalition of big-city mayors is using the words of the three presidential candidates as backing for their mission to enforce stricter gun control. The group, called Mayors Against Illegal Guns, has released a television ad that shows Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain each calling for legislation to close the loophole that allows guns to be sold at gun shows without the same checks as in a store. --Michael D. Shear
Bristling from charges that he is an out-of-touch elitist, Sen. Barack Obama offered an unusually detailed biographical sketch today in a speech to newspaper editors and executives. --Shailagh Murray
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Sen. John McCain told newspaper executives that he supports a "shield law" to protect reporters who don't reveal their anonymous sources, putting him at odds with the Bush administration, which has threatened to veto the bipartisan legislation. --Michael D. Shear
PITTSBURGH -- Criticizing Barack Obama for the fourth straight day over comments he made about Americans who live in small towns, Hillary Clinton finally encountered some resistance in person. --Perry Bacon Jr.
PITTSBURGH -- For Democrats who have been pushing the party's candidates to talk about faith and values since the 2004 election, in order to better compete with the GOP, the forum last night at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa., was a success: the two leading Democrats repeatedly invoked the Almighty only days before a crucial primary, while Republican Sen. John McCain declined to attend the event. Whether this will make any difference in November is a different question. --Perry Bacon, Jr.
Sen. John McCain said Sen. Barack Obama's comments about "bitter" Americans suffering economic distress were "elitist" and he called them a "contradiction from what I believe America is all about." --Michael D. Shear
At a manufacturing forum in Pittsburgh, Barack Obama takes a shot at Hillary Clinton's positions on trade and called her honesty into question. --Perry Bacon Jr.
Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) cuts and ad for Barack Obama. --Shailagh Murray
SCRANTON, Pa. -- For the third straight day, Sen. Hillary Clinton hammered Sen. Barack Obama over his comments about the frustrations of Americans who live in small towns, this time saying he reinforced negative stereotypes people have about Democrats. --Perry Bacon Jr.
The Democratic National Committee announced today it will file a lawsuit in U.S. District Court Monday to force Sen. John McCain to stay in the public financing system until he formally accepts the Republican presidential nomination in September. --Matthew Mosk
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said the steps necessary in Iraq before Washington can begin to withdraw troops are "already happening."--By Zachary A. Goldfarb
Hillary Clinton downs a beer, has a slice and accuses Barack Obama of dividing America into one that is enlightened and one that is not. --Perry Bacon Jr.