As temperatures soar in Eugene, Ore., Sen. Barack Obama and wife Michelle pause his campaign for an ice cream break. -- Matthew Mosk
The presidential candidates offer their prayers and best wishes to Sen. Ted Kennedy after he suffers a seizure and is hospitalized. --Matthew Mosk
Mike Huckabee says he regrets cracking a joke at the National Rifle Association meeting about Barack Obama being shot.--Michael D. Shear
George McGovern explains why he's switching his support from Clinton to Obama. --Matthew Mosk
Controversial Federal Election Commission nominee Hans von Spakovsky has withdrawn his name from consideration for the post. --Ben Pershing
The campaign of Sen. John McCain continued to dismiss staffers this week for violating the campaign's new ethics policy as Democrats ratcheted up pressure on some of McCain's top advisers for their lobbying backgrounds. --Michael D. Shear
Sen. Barack Obama this afternoon described his diplomatic approach as being consistent with decades of U.S. foreign policy, and expressed surprise with President Bush's position that it would be wrong to meet with foreign adversaries. --Matthew Mosk
Sen. John McCain's ties to the real estate development arm of his home state's power company continued to prove nettlesome today. --Matthew Mosk
Presidential counselor Ed Gillespie said today that President Bush's remarks yesterday in Jerusalem about "appeasement" were not intended as a reference to Barack Obama and suggested that White House aides were surprised by the Democratic reaction. --Dan Eggan
Sen. Barack Obama suggested to several hundred residents of this farming town of 20,000 that he welcomed the idea of turning the presidential contest into a debate on who is better fit to guide the nation's foreign policy.
The general election begins.
Jamie Rubin accuses John McCain of hypocrisy.
John McCain has laid out an ambitious agenda for America. But could he achieve it? --Dan Balz
Superdelegates, pledged delegates and endorsers of former N.C. senator John Edwards come out for Barack Obama in the wake of Edwards's endorsement. --Shailagh Murray
Addressing the Knesset in Jerusalem, President Bush takes a veiled swipe at Sen. Barack Obama and other Democrats, calling suggestions of negotiating with terrorists "appeasement." Democrats respond.
John Edwards's decision yesterday to fall in behind Sen. Barack Obama continued to have reverberations today with the announcement by the United Steelworkers to issue its endorsement. --Matthew Mosk
Progressive Media USA, the group organized to be the main soft-money advertising vehicle for Democrats in the fall, will dramatically scale back its efforts in deference to the wishes of the party's presumptive nominee.
Sen. John McCain predicted today that the Iraq war would be won and most American troops would come home by 2013 if he is elected president, joining his Democratic rivals for the first time in offering a timeline for a large-scale military withdrawal. --Michael D. Shear
Text of this morning's speech in Columbus by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
NARAL Pro-Choice America affiliates in key swing and primary states are openly distancing themselves from the decision by NARAL Pro-Choice America to endorse Illinois Sen. Barack Obama over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton to be the Democratic nominee for president. --Garance Franke-Ruta
John Edwards comes out in support of the democratic front-runner. --Peter Slevin
Clinton supporters say they are not delusional. --Matthew Mosk
Cindy McCain on Wednesday divested herself of $2 million in mutual funds that invested in Sudan. --Michael D. Shear
Barack Obama sends out a flier reminding voters that he is a Christian.--Shailagh Murray
EMILY'S List president slams NARAL over endorsement. --Garance Franke-Ruta
Judge John Bates said the DNC failed to wait 120 days for the Federal Election Commission to contend with the complaint, as the law requires. --Matthew Mosk
John Edwards will endorse Barack Obama at a Grand Rapids, Mich., rally. --Peter Slevin and Anne E. Kornblut
Hillary Rodham Clinton suggested today that the Democratic party would have a nominee, in all likelihood, by June. --Anne E. Kornblut
They had asked YouTube viewers who they should support before casting their support Obamaward. Jose Antonio Vargas has the whole story.
Barack Obama's supporters around the world have organized vibrant online communities. --Shailagh Murray
Arizona Sen. John McCain claims the environmental mantle, but the record shows that Democrats Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have also pushed for a strong response to global climate change. All three presidential hopefuls differ with President Bush on the issue.
No signs that Clinton plans to exit the race anytime soon after West Virginia victory.
Waiting for Clinton to declare victory in West Virginia.
As Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton prepared to celebrate victory in West Virginia's presidential primary, Sen. Barack Obama was halfway across the country staging what might be called the first event of the Democratic general election campaign. --Peter Slevin
John McCain touted his green credentials and against distanced himself from the president. --Juliet Eilperin
The Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama campaigns argue the meaning of tonight's likely Clinton win. --Eli Saslow
The liberal online advocacy group MoveOn.Org Political Action has sent out a new e-mail that seizes on the weekend purging by Sen. John McCain of two advisers who had registered as lobbyists for the repressive regime of Burma. --Matthew Mosk
There was no tension or spectacle in the chamber as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama both returned to the Senate for an energy bill vote. --Shailagh Murray
Pastor John Hagee apologized today in a letter to the Catholic League for comments that angered Catholic leaders. --Michael D. Shear
Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV cautioned not to read too much into Sen. Barack Obama's expected loss in West Virginia today. To make the point, he recounted his own political career. --Shailagh Murray
Voters weigh in on their presidential picks during the West Virginia primary Tuesday, where Sen. Hillary Clinton is favored to win big on the Democratic ballot. (Video by the Associated Press.)
John McCain broke sharply with President Bush today, arguing for mandatory curbs on greenhouse gas emissions and issuing emissions credits to polluters. --Juliet Eilperin
State Sen. Harry Truman Chafin predicted that Hillary Clinton could exceed margins of 80-20 tomorrow. Anne E. Kornblut
Hillary Clinton presses her case in the sixth-to-last state to vote. --Anne E. Kornblut
Barack Obama pivots to general election mode with a trip to Michigan on Tuesday. --Peter Slevin
By Zachary A. Goldfarb Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said it is likely...