Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice pronounced herself "gratified" and unsurprised by Sen. Barack Obama's win in the Democratic presidential primary. --Mary Beth Sheridan
By Garance Franke-Ruta Using the sophisticated alert system it's honed through 22 debates and 54...
By Garance Franke-Ruta Of the many changes wrought within the Democratic Party by primary contest...
By Kevin Merida Some voices from Sen. Hillary Clinton's event endorsing Sen. Barack Obama today:...
Hillary Clinton endorses Barack Obama and calls for Democratic Party unity. --Anne E. Kornblut
Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) thanked her supporters Saturday and formally endorsed Barack Obama for the Democratic nominee for president.
At the Building Museum, the slow turn to Obama.
A scene of controlled chaos at the National Building Museum
By Michael D. Shear Republican Sen. John McCain's top domestic policy adviser derided President Bush's...
By Alec MacGillis Lost in the hubbub over Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's secret rendezvous...
By Matthew Mosk When Republican Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign hit the financial skids last...
An ebullient Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), fresh from wrapping up the Democratic nomination, did his bit for another longshot campaign today when he made an impromptu pitch for his hometown to host the 2016 Olympics. --Peter Slevin
By Robert Barnes FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Sen. John McCain at times on his Florida...
By Anne E. Kornblut Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's final farewell will take place at noon...
Do Voters Who Threaten to Bolt Actually Do It?
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who hosted last night's secretive meeting, talks to reporters. --Paul Kane
By Garance Franke-Ruta When Barack Obama clinched the Democratic nomination on Tuesday night, he offered...
Barack Obama was full of praise for both Sen. Jim Webb and Gov. Tim Kaine, both prominent Virginians who have clearly won his heart.
Sen. Barack Obama backtracks on his statement that Jerusalem must remain undivided.
In meeting of Florida newspaper editors, pushes for more NASA funding, touts state's role as fall battleground. --Robert Barnes
"The next time you hear from me about the vice presidential selection process will be when I have selected a vice president," Obama said in a press conference aboard his campaign plane. --Shailagh Murray
Sen. Barack Obama visits the Fightin' 9th in Southwest Virginia. --Juliet Eilperin
The 23-member New York Democratic House delegation -- among them some of the most stalwart backers of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton -- collectively endorsed Sen. Barack Obama today. --Jonathan Weisman
John McCain raised $21.5 million last month, up from the $18 million he collected in April. --Matthew Mosk
As he begins his national campaign, Sen. Barack Obama took his presidential message to Bristol, Virginia on Thursday.
A group lobbying for an Obama-Clinton "unity ticket" has named Washington lawyer and Clinton advocate Lanny Davis as a senior adviser. --Shailagh Murray
The Washington Post's David Broder recalls the 1968 presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy on the 40th anniversary of his assassination.
Sen. John McCain called Sen. Barack Obama on Wednesday evening to congratulate him for becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee. --Shailagh Murray
Early this morning, Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign sent out what could be one of its last fundraising e-mails, informing supporters that she would endorse Sen. Barack Obama at an event in Washington on Saturday. --Garance Franke-Ruta
The Democratic National Committee will no longer accept contributions from registered federal lobbyists or political action committees, Sen. Barack Obama's campaign announced. --Shailagh Murray
Hillary Clinton will host an event in Washington to thank her supporters and unify the party on Friday. --Anne E. Kornblut
As Barack Obama moved to consolidate the support of his party, John McCain today launched the first radio ad of the general election campaign. --Ed O'Keefe
By Glenn Kessler On the day when Sen. Barack Obama pledged -- like most presidential...
Antoin Rezko, a longtime backer of Sen. Barack Obama, was found guilty by a federal jury today in Chicago. --Peter Slevin
The Post's Dan Balz assesses the final months of Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign.
John McCain challenged his Democratic rival to a series of 10 joint town hall meetings, starting next week in New York City. --Michael D. Shear
Hillary Clinton is "absolutely ready" to discuss the vice presidency with Barack Obama. --Dan Balz
A member of the House leadership, Rahm Emanuel was one of the most conflicted Democrats during the long primary slog.--Shailagh Murray
By Perry Bacon Jr. In her second speech since Barack Obama clinched the Democratic nomination,...
For much of the campaign, Obama has played the role of Kennedy to Clinton's Johnson. --Dan Balz
By Shailagh Murray Lots of people are trying to fix them up. But they're not...
A pair of carefully worded early-morning statements released by the national Democratic political leadership demonstrates the delicate dance underway as the protracted battle for the Democratic nomination draws to a close. --Paul Kane
By Anne Kornblut NEWARK--Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton flew home early this morning accompanied by an...
Barack Obama closed out the long Democratic nomination battle in Montana as he began it five months ago in Iowa, by scoring a big win in an overwhelmingly white state. --Jon Cohen
Celebrating Obama's win with the Montana faithful. --Karl Vick
The Republican National Committee released two attack videos on its website today targeting Barack Obama.
Once again, older white women gave Hillary Clinton a victory -- her last as the primaries come to a close. --Jon Cohen
Obama clinches it, Clinton wins one of the final primaries. --Chris Cillizza
County by county results.
Cardinal Francis George today asked Pfleger to take a leave of absence from his church. --Kari Lydersen
Sen. Barack Obama's chief political strategist brushed off speculation that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton may be a leading vice presidential contender. --Shailagh Murray
Barack Obama needs just eight more delegates to clinch the nomination. --Jonathan Weisman
Sen. John McCain will praise Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton tonight in a Louisiana speech marking the start of the general election campaign
Polling places across Montana were busy throughout the day. --Karl Vick
Barack Obama has won enough superdelegate support that he should be able to claim the nomination tonight. --Jonathan Weisman
Hillary Clinton tells N.Y. House members she'd be open to the VP slot. --Jonathan Weisman
Whatever Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton says on Tuesday night, let there be no mistake about the venue: It is one of her most humble. --Anne E. Kornblut
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said today that Hillary Rodham Clinton should be "left alone" so she can make a decision about her future without outside pressure. --Paul Kane
A voter carrying his son on his shoulders collects his ballot at a civic center...
Barack Obama aides say they expect to clinch the nomination tonight after the results from South Dakota and Montana roll in. --Jonathan Weisman
A photo gallery of the final weekend of campaigning.
Debbie Dingell and Rick Wiener throw their weight behind Obama. --Jonathan Weisman
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clintons denied a news report that she plans to concede the Democratic nomination tonight. --Anne E. Kornblut
John McCain no expert in the poetry in America. --Juliet Eilperin
Dana Milbank goes to Milbank, S.D., to hear Bill Clinton speak.
The online GOP political operatives launch a new community site on the right, called The Next Right. --Jose Antonio Vargas
Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) endorsed Barack Obama's presidential bid this morning. --Debbi Wilgoren
By Anne E. Kornblut SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- One of the subplots of the Clinton...
McCain campaign tries to make the most of Clinton voters's dissatisfaction. --Garance Franke-Ruta
Sen. Barack Obama held an impromptu news conference this afternoon in Waterford after talking to workers from a Rite Aid distribution plant in which he revealed more details of a conversation with rival Hillary Clinton Sunday. --Shailagh Murray
The House majority whip will make a formal endorsement of Barack Obama on Tuesday. --Jonathan Weisman
A Hillary Clinton aide say she won't drop out Tuesday, but her husband suggests otherwise. --Anne E. Kornblut
A New York superdelegate swings to Hillary Clinton. --Eli Saslow
If not tomorrow, Obama aides are confident that victory can be claimed on Wednesday or Thursday. --Shailagh Murray
Hillary Clinton is considering a range of options, from withdrawing Tuesday to suspending campaigning while otherwise staying in the race. --Anne E. Kornblut
Hillary Clinton greets a baby at Tally's restaurant in Rapid City, S.D., June 2, 2008....
New Gallup poll data shows that six in ten American favor talks with rogue governments. --Jon Cohen
John McCain has begun trying to woo Hillary Clinton supporters in key swing states. --Matthew Mosk
Former president Bill Clinton's office yesterday sharply attacked an article on the former president in this month's Vanity Fair magazine. --Perry Bacon Jr.
How will Clinton exit the race? --Dan Balz
John McCain calls for sanctions against and international divestment from Iran in speech to AIPAC. --Michael D. Shear
By Jon Cohen As Hillary Rodham Clinton ponders her options, there are three questions she...
"One thing about superdelegates is they can change their minds," Hillary Clinton said, adding fuel to speculation that she is preparing to extend the nomination contest.
Clinton is still undecided about taking her campaign all the way to the Credentials Committee.
Hillary Rodham Clinton won voters across the board in Puerto Rico even as women made up a lower percentage of voters than in any previous nominating contest. --Jon Cohen
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said in an interview that she remains focused on winning the Democratic nomination. --Anne E. Kornblut
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Sen. Barack Obama said he had called Sen. Hillary Clinton this afternoon to congratulate her on winning the Puerto Rico primary. --Keith Richburg
Hillary Clinton has won the third-to-last Democratic primary. --Anne E. Kornblut
CNN is reporting based on exit polls that Hillary Rodham Clinton has won today's primary in Puerto Rico by a substantial margin.