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Obama: New Orleans Will Be Better Than Ever

President Obama promised New Orleans residents that his administration would never forget the city that was devastated by a hurricane and floods four years ago.

Posted on October 15, 2009 at 04:00 PM ET | Comments (9)

Palin Takes Her 'Main Street' View to Hong Kong

Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, criticized for her lack of foreign policy experience, emerged in Asia on Wednesday to share her views from "Main Street U.S.A." with a group of high-flying global investors.

Posted on September 23, 2009 at 03:57 PM ET | Comments (34)

Obama to U.N.: Nation Won't Solve World Problems

President Obama is pleading for "a new era of engagement" on world problems, telling the United Nations the United States shouldn't pursue a go-it-alone stance. It is his first speech to world leaders at the U.N.

Posted on September 23, 2009 at 12:00 PM ET | Comments (4)

Obama: We Can Reverse Climate Change

President Obama says the United States was slow to recognize the magnitude of climate change, but that Washington is moving swiftly to catch up.

Posted on September 22, 2009 at 11:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Michelle Obama Visits the Farmer's Market

The first lady joins workers from nearby buildings and D.C. residents shopping at the new farmers market near the White House.

Posted on September 17, 2009 at 07:21 PM ET | Comments (12)

Obama Statement on European Missile Defense

President Obama issued a statement Thursday updating the United States' missile defense strategies.

Posted on September 17, 2009 at 10:56 AM ET | Comments (7)

Obama Heckled by GOP During Speech to Congress

The nastiness of August reached from the town halls into the Capitol as President Obama spoke about his health care plan Wednesday.

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 10:16 PM ET | Comments (187)

Video: Obama Reappoints Bernanke for Second Term

Obama Reappoints Bernanke for Second Term

Posted on August 25, 2009 at 10:21 AM ET | Comments (2)

Weighing In on the White House 'Beer Summit'

Local bartenders discuss the beer selections of President Obama, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Sgt. James Crowley for the White House beer summit. (Anna Uhls / The Washington Post)

Posted on July 30, 2009 at 12:27 PM ET | Comments (8)

Obama Stresses Relationship With China

President Obama, opening U.S. talks with a high-level delegation of Chinese government officials, said Monday that ties between the two countries are "as important as any bilateral relationship in the world."

Posted on July 27, 2009 at 11:34 AM ET | Comments (6)

Mass. Police Unions Ask Obama for Apology

A multiracial group of police officers stood with the white officer who arrested a black Harvard scholar and asked President Obama and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick apologize for comments union leaders called insulting.

Posted on July 24, 2009 at 02:11 PM ET | Comments (1)

Sotomayor Explains 'Wise Latina' Comment

Sonia Sotomayor explains the context of her controversial 2001 statement, saying that she was trying to inspire Latino students "to believe that they can become anything that they wanted to become, just as I had.''

Posted on July 14, 2009 at 10:27 AM ET | Comments (6)

Obama Arrives in Moscow for Summit with Medvedev

The Obama family arrived in Moscow this morning for the president's summit with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

Posted on July 6, 2009 at 10:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Announces Agreement With Drug Companies

President Obama says the pharmaceutical industry's agreement to help close a gap in Medicare's drug coverage will make health reform more possible.

Posted on June 22, 2009 at 12:53 PM ET | Comments (1)

Obama Looking Forward to Signing Tobacco Bill

Congress sent legislation to the White House on Friday that gives the federal government vast new powers to regulate and restrict cigarettes.

Posted on June 12, 2009 at 02:29 PM ET | Comments (4)

Obama in Germany: The Videos

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Posted on June 5, 2009 at 02:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Discovers an Ancient Likeness at the Pyramids

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Posted on June 4, 2009 at 04:35 PM ET | Comments (12)

Obama Calls for Fresh Start Between US, Muslims

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Posted on June 4, 2009 at 07:43 AM ET | Comments (1)

Obama Willing to Consider Tax on Employer-Paid Health Benefits

President Obama, in a pivot from some of his harshest campaign rhetoric, told Democratic senators yesterday that he is willing to consider taxing employer-sponsored health benefits to help pay for a broad expansion of coverage.

Posted on June 2, 2009 at 03:53 PM ET | Comments (41)

National Security Showdown

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Posted on May 21, 2009 at 05:10 PM ET | Comments (12)

Obama Outlines Budget Cuts

Obama announces his budget plan.

Posted on May 7, 2009 at 11:28 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama: 'Specter Has My Full Support'

President Obama said he will offer Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter his full support when...

Posted on April 29, 2009 at 11:05 AM ET | Comments (4)

Specter: Move to Democratic Party a 'Painful Decision'

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Posted on April 28, 2009 at 03:56 PM ET | Comments (3)

Obama Thanks CIA for Work Against America's Foes

President Obama tells CIA employees that they must do their work scrupulously because they are standing as a security barrier for Americans who face attack from people who have no scruples. (Associated Press.)

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 04:44 PM ET | Comments (7)

Michael D. Shear Previews the G-20 Report

The Washington Post's Michael D. Shear reports on recent developments at the G-20 Summit and previews the official communique that is set to be released Thursday afternoon.

Posted on April 2, 2009 at 10:18 AM ET | Comments (0)

First Lady Ponders First Women Before Her

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Posted on March 20, 2009 at 08:12 PM ET | Comments (3)

Obama Orders Overhaul of Government Contracting

By Robert O'Harrow President Obama announced today procurement reforms designed to improve competition for...

Posted on March 4, 2009 at 02:02 PM ET | Comments (1)

Obama Pledges to Reduce Deficit by $2 Trillion

President Barack Obama is promising to slash federal spending by $2 trillion, even as the administration initially invests large sums of money to revive the faltering economy.

Posted on February 26, 2009 at 12:26 PM ET | Comments (4)

The Full Speech: Obama Addresses Congress

President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress.

Posted on February 24, 2009 at 10:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

Michelle Obama Speaks at Howard University

First lady Michelle Obama visited Howard University in Washington, D.C. Wednesday as part of a panel discussion on women balancing work and personal life.

Posted on February 11, 2009 at 03:11 PM ET | Comments (4)

Clinton Sworn in as Secretary of State

Hillary Rodham Clinton was sworn in Monday as the 67th Secretary of State.

Posted on February 2, 2009 at 05:02 PM ET | Comments (3)

Michael Steele Reacts to His Election as RNC Chair

Just moments after his election as the first African American Republican National Committee chairman, Former Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele and members of the local GOP react. (Video by Hamil Harris / The Washington Post)

Posted on January 30, 2009 at 06:55 PM ET | Comments (7)

New EPA Administrator Meets Staff

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Posted on January 26, 2009 at 04:48 PM ET | Comments (1)

Obama Pushes Stronger Fuel-Efficiency Standard

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Posted on January 26, 2009 at 11:51 AM ET | Comments (5)

Clinton Addresses Senate Floor for Final Time

On the same day that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted her to become the next Secretary of State, Sen. Hillary Clinton said goodbye to her colleagues on the Senate floor.

Posted on January 15, 2009 at 12:42 PM ET | Comments (3)

Biden Bids Farewell to the Senate

After thirty-six years as a senator, Vice President-elect Joe Biden gave his farewell address on the Senate floor Thursday. (Video by the Associated Press.)

Posted on January 15, 2009 at 12:21 PM ET | Comments (10)

Former Secretary of State Powell Unveils Obama Call to Service

Former secretary of state Colin Powell held a press conference today to announce the Obama administration's "Renew America Together" service initiative, which will take place next Monday to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. (Video by Hamil Harris / The Washington Post.)

Posted on January 9, 2009 at 05:55 PM ET | Comments (21)

Blagojevich: Impeachment Was Not Unexpected

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Friday that the Illinois House's decision to impeach him wasn't a surprise because he's been engaged in a struggle with lawmakers since his re-election in 2006. (Video by the Associated Press.)

Posted on January 9, 2009 at 04:33 PM ET | Comments (2)

Obama Heads to Capitol Hill

Late Monday morning, President-elect Barack Obama left the Hay Adams Hotel and headed to Capitol Hill. Tess Skinner, a veteran federal worker, was excited while Brenda Williams praised Jesus as the motorcade passed by. (Video by Hamil Harris.)

Posted on January 5, 2009 at 01:13 PM ET | Comments (2)

Murray Reflects on Obama Campaign

The Post's Shailagh Murray describes her experience covering Barack Obama's presidential campaign over the last two years. (Video by Ed O'Keefe / washingtonpost.com)

Posted on November 6, 2008 at 08:26 AM ET | Comments (2)

Palin Says Loss Wasn't Her Fault

Speaking to reporters in Phoenix on Wednesday, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin blamed the economy as the main reason that she and John McCain failed in their bid for the White House.

Posted on November 5, 2008 at 03:08 PM ET | Comments (17)

Pelosi Hails Obama's Historic Victory

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed the victory of Barack Obama in Tuesday's election and said she thought the American people had spoken out 'loudly and clearly' for change in the country.

Posted on November 5, 2008 at 01:07 PM ET | Comments (11)

Campaign Reflections

The Post's Michael D. Shear reflects on roughly 21 months of covering the McCain campaign and Republican presidential politics.

Posted on November 3, 2008 at 08:46 AM ET | Comments (13)

The Best Election I Ever Covered

Washington Post's David Broder explains why this is the best election season he's ever covered since the Kennedy-Nixon campaign.

Posted on November 1, 2008 at 01:29 PM ET | Comments (24)

John McCain and Joe the Plumber, Together in Ohio

The Republican candidate rallies thousands in Mentor, Ohio, with his new sidekick. The Post's...

Posted on October 31, 2008 at 08:19 AM ET | Comments (18)

Bill Clinton Campaigning With Obama in Fla.

Former President Bill Clinton joined Sen. Barack Obama at a rally in Florida last night, just days before the presidential election. The appearance coincided with a 30-minute Obama campaign commercial that aired on several networks.

Posted on October 30, 2008 at 12:25 PM ET | Comments (5)

Washington Sketch: Sarah in 2012?

The Washington Post's Dana Milbank sketches Sarah Palin's rally in Leesburg, Va. (Video by Akira Hakuta / washingtonpost.com.)

Posted on October 28, 2008 at 09:03 AM ET | Comments (3)

David Broder Speaks with New Hampshire Voters

The Washington Post's David Broder speaks with New Hampshire voters about the presidential campaign and reflects on 40 years of conversations with voters nationwide.

Posted on October 27, 2008 at 07:50 AM ET | Comments (11)

Meghan McCain Speaks with Post's Balz

Meghan McCain speaks with Washington Post's Dan Balz about her children's book and her optimism about the campaign's success at Sen. McCain's Colorado campaign headquarters.

Posted on October 24, 2008 at 02:05 PM ET | Comments (16)

Washington Sketch: Buzzword Bingo

The Washington Post's Dana Milbank and Akira Hakuta sketch the final presidential debate of 2008.

Posted on October 16, 2008 at 09:09 AM ET | Comments (3)

High School Debate Champs Debate the Debate

Last night, four members of the Walt Whitman High School Debate Team from Bethesda, Md., debated John McCain and Barack Obama's presidential debate performances.

Posted on October 16, 2008 at 09:01 AM ET | Comments (6)

A Race Against Foreclosure

Washington Post video reporter Travis Fox is traversing the country on a "3,000-mile road trip, from California to Washington, D.C., to see up close how the economic woes are beginning to affect regular people and how it's going to affect their vote in November."

Posted on October 14, 2008 at 01:04 PM ET | Comments (5)

David Broder Talks to Voters in Pennsylvania

Repeating a tradition he's conducted for decades, Post political columnist David Broder speaks with voters in a key swing state. Video by Ed O'Keefe.

Posted on October 14, 2008 at 09:17 AM ET | Comments (13)

Watch the Full Obama-McCain Debate

Candidates Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) participated in the second of three presidential debates on Tuesday, October 7th at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.

Posted on October 7, 2008 at 11:15 PM ET | Comments (7)

Biden-Palin Debate Bar Games

Customers at Ventnor Sports Cafe in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C., watched the vice presidential debate last night and played along with some creative games.

Posted on October 3, 2008 at 09:58 AM ET | Comments (7)

Biden Rallies Women in Loudoun County

The Democratic vice presidential candidate criticizes Republicans for the nation's economic troubles and showcases some of his relatives.

Posted on September 19, 2008 at 07:45 PM ET | Comments (30)

Northern Virginia Voter's Voices

Ed O'Keefe reports on what Northern Virginia Democrats and Republicans think of this week's political developments.

Posted on September 11, 2008 at 07:20 PM ET | Comments (5)

McCain-Palin Campaign in Fairfax

The Republican presidential ticket holds its largest campaign rally ever at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax. The Post's Michael D. Shear reports. Video by Ed O'Keefe / washingtonpost.com

Posted on September 10, 2008 at 03:02 PM ET | Comments (37)

Washington Sketch: The Eastern Media Elite

A behind-the-scenes look at the one group that unifies members of the Republican Party.

Posted on September 5, 2008 at 12:47 PM ET | Comments (12)

McCain Spokesman Defends Palin, Previews McCain Speech

Excerpts from The Post's live television show.

Posted on September 4, 2008 at 09:24 PM ET | Comments (25)

Path to the Nomination: John McCain

A quick recap of how the GOP candidate earned his party's presidential nomination.

Posted on September 4, 2008 at 11:20 AM ET | Comments (32)

Huckabee: 'Some Things We Don't Want to Change'

Huckabee addresses the RNC.

Posted on September 3, 2008 at 10:03 PM ET | Comments (16)

Scenes from Ron Paul's 'Rally for the Republic'

Scenes from Ron Paul's "Rally for the Republic," held on the second day of the Republican National Convention in downtown Minneapolis.

Posted on September 2, 2008 at 11:56 PM ET | Comments (26)

Delegates at RNC: Palin's Potential

Delegates at the Republican National Convention share their impressions of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and consider her impact on John McCain's presidential campaign.

Posted on September 2, 2008 at 08:07 PM ET | Comments (30)

Leonard Downie Jr. On Politics and Conventions

The Washington Post's executive editor recalls coverage of previous presidential campaigns and conventions.

Posted on September 2, 2008 at 01:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

Washington Sketch: The Storm and the Stork

Dana sketches Day 1 of the RNC.

Posted on September 2, 2008 at 11:02 AM ET | Comments (2)

Laura Bush, Cindy McCain Open Convention

Laura Bush and Cindy McCain address the RNC's opening day.

Posted on September 1, 2008 at 07:32 PM ET | Comments (10)

McCain Picks Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin

Republican presumptive presidential nominee John McCain announces that he has chosen first-term Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate.

Posted on August 29, 2008 at 02:01 PM ET | Comments (25)

Video: Clinton Ends Roll Call

Clinton moves to nominate Obama by acclamation.

Posted on August 27, 2008 at 07:55 PM ET | Comments (6)

A First Look Inside Invesco Field

Obama will accept the nomination there Thursday night in front of 75,000 people.

Posted on August 27, 2008 at 05:29 PM ET | Comments (8)

Washington Sketch: Recycling the Way to Party Unity

The first day of the Democratic National Convention.

Posted on August 26, 2008 at 10:36 AM ET | Comments (3)

Behind the Scenes at the DNC

The Washington Post's Jill Bartscht guides a behind-the-scenes tour of The Washington Post workspace and the Pepsi Center at the Democratic National Convention.

Posted on August 25, 2008 at 10:06 AM ET | Comments (1)

Maraniss on His Obama Biography

David Maraniss takes an in-depth look at Obama.

Posted on August 22, 2008 at 12:28 PM ET | Comments (12)

The 1956 and 1960 Democratic Conventions

Columnist David Broder recounts his first political convention and the convention that nominated John F. Kennedy.

Posted on August 22, 2008 at 11:12 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Speaks on Economy in Va.

Obama says the country cannot afford four more years of George W. Bush's policies.

Posted on August 20, 2008 at 07:13 PM ET | Comments (27)

Obama Reacts To 'Celeb' Ad

Sen. Barack Obama responds to Sen. John McCain's latest campaign ad in which McCain refers to Obama as a "celebrity."

Posted on July 30, 2008 at 08:20 PM ET | Comments (28)

McCain Meets with Dalai Lama

Sen. John McCain met with the Dalai Lama in Aspen, Co. Friday. McCain reaffirmed his support for the rights of the Tibetan people.

Posted on July 25, 2008 at 05:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama: Iraq Now Needs a Political Solution

Sen. Barack Obama says there have been security gains in Iraq, but the country needs a political solution.

Posted on July 22, 2008 at 11:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

Bush Lifts Executive Ban on Offshore Drilling

Putting pressure on congressional Democrats to back more exploration for oil, President Bush on Monday lifted an executive ban on offshore drilling that his stood since his father was president.

Posted on July 14, 2008 at 04:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain Steps Up Call for Town Hall Meetings

Sen. John McCain is stepping up his call for Sen. Barack Obama to join him for a series of town hall meetings. The first date proposed by McCain is Thursday, but it's unlikely Obama will attend that event.

Posted on June 11, 2008 at 02:28 PM ET | Comments (9)

Clinton Endorses Obama, Suspends Campaign

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) thanked her supporters Saturday and formally endorsed Barack Obama for the Democratic nominee for president.

Posted on June 7, 2008 at 02:04 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Campaign Visits Virginia

As he begins his national campaign, Sen. Barack Obama took his presidential message to Bristol, Virginia on Thursday.

Posted on June 5, 2008 at 02:20 PM ET | Comments (3)

Robert F. Kennedy Remembered

The Washington Post's David Broder recalls the 1968 presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy on the 40th anniversary of his assassination.

Posted on June 5, 2008 at 11:58 AM ET | Comments (6)

The Twists and Turns of The Clinton Campaign

The Post's Dan Balz assesses the final months of Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign.

Posted on June 4, 2008 at 03:53 PM ET | Comments (13)

Sketch: The Campaign Ends with Milbank

Dana Milbank goes to Milbank, S.D., to hear Bill Clinton speak.

Posted on June 3, 2008 at 08:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Democrats Demonstrate, Argue Outside DNC Meetings

Democratic Party members rally outside the site of the Democratic National Committee's Rules and Bylaws Committee meeting.

Posted on May 31, 2008 at 12:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

Pfleger Describes a Life Fighting Racism

It wasn't long ago that the Rev. Michael L. Pfleger of Chicago was preaching the virtues of racial harmony and the need for society to address racism in a direct manner. --Ed O'Keefe

Posted on May 30, 2008 at 02:54 PM ET | Comments (72)

Sen. Kennedy Speaks After Hospital Release

Sen. Edward Kennedy made his first public comments following his release from the hospital after being diagnosed with brain cancer. He spoke to reporters before going sailing with his wife, Victoria. (AP)

Posted on May 22, 2008 at 07:22 PM ET | Comments (0)

Hillary Clinton Addresses Her Supporters

HRC, post-Kentucky victory.

Posted on May 20, 2008 at 09:34 PM ET | Comments (6)

West Virginia Voters at the Polls

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.)

Posted on May 13, 2008 at 11:27 AM ET | Comments (28)

Bill Clinton Argues With W. Va. Voter

Bill Clinton defends his wife against a voter who questioned her commitment to health care.

Posted on May 9, 2008 at 02:50 PM ET | Comments (41)

Candidates React: Clinton Claims Indiana

Presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) addresses her supporters from Indianapolis after Tuesday's primary election results filter in. (Video by AP)

Posted on May 7, 2008 at 12:03 AM ET | Comments (0)

Covering the Ind. and N.C. Primaries

Washington Post Executive Editor Len Downie speaks about the top stories coming out of the Indiana and North Carolina Primary races during Tuesday's live video cast of the primary. (Video by washingtonpost.com & Newsweek.com)

Posted on May 6, 2008 at 08:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Holds Primary Eve Rally in Indianapolis

As Indiana residents prepared to head to the polls for Tuesday's primary vote, Barack Obama held a 'Get Out the Vote' rally at the American Legion Mall in downtown Indianapolis.

Posted on May 6, 2008 at 08:49 AM ET | Comments (15)

Clinton, Obama Stress Unity in Indianapolis

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton addressed Indiana Democrats at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on Sunday night in Indianapolis.

Posted on May 5, 2008 at 07:10 AM ET | Comments (57)

Hoosiers Hear Clinton, Mellencamp

Indiana voters turned out for a Hillary Clinton campaign stop in Indianapolis on Saturday featuring famous native John Mellencamp. Some say they are still undecided as to which Democratic candidate they will vote for in Tuesday's primary. (Francine Uenuma / washingtonpost.com)

Posted on May 4, 2008 at 11:54 AM ET | Comments (18)

Reid: 'Everyone Knows About McCain's Temper'

Senate Majority Leader has harsh words for Arizona Senator and all-but-certain GOP presidential nominee.

Posted on May 2, 2008 at 06:29 PM ET | Comments (13)

Reynolds Claims No Ulterior Motive in Wright Invite

At the Howard University School of Divinity on Tuesday, Barbara Reynolds, head of the National Press Club speaker's committee, responds to allegations that she invited Rev. Jeremiah Wright to speak before the club with an ulterior motive to harm Sen. Barack Obama's campaign. (Hamil Harris / The Washington Post)

Posted on April 29, 2008 at 07:35 PM ET | Comments (0)

N.C. Gov. Easley Backs Clinton

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Gov. Mike Easley officially endorsed Hillary Clinton, giving her another boost in a state where the demographics suggest she might struggle. --Perry Bacon Jr.

Posted on April 29, 2008 at 10:57 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Reaches Out to Female Voters in Indiana

A day after his loss in Pennsylvania, Sen. Barack Obama appealed to female voters in Indiana. A majority of women sided with Sen. Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania.

Posted on April 23, 2008 at 02:26 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Rallies Voters on Eve of Pa. Primary

Sen. Barack Obama crossed Pennsylvania Monday in a final attempt to reach voters before the state's primary election Tuesday.

Posted on April 22, 2008 at 08:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton's Final Pennsylvania Push

On her final full day of campaigning in Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton delivers a simple message: you know me, and I can lead. The Post's Anne Kornblut reports.

Posted on April 22, 2008 at 08:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Critical of Attacks on Her Health Care Plan

Hillary Clinton is critical of Barack Obama's attacks on her health care policies and her character. The Post's Perry Bacon reports.

Posted on April 20, 2008 at 11:08 AM ET | Comments (0)

David Broder Talks to Pa. Voters

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.

Posted on April 16, 2008 at 09:14 AM ET | Comments (0)

Sally Quinn on the Compassion Forum

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.

Posted on April 15, 2008 at 09:18 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Called 'Obama bin Laden'

Play Video VIDEO | Obama Called 'Obama bin Laden' Dean Singleton, chairman of the...

Posted on April 14, 2008 at 04:53 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton's Questions for Crocker and Petraeus

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Posted on April 8, 2008 at 04:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton: Time for 'an Orderly Process of Withdrawing'

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Posted on April 8, 2008 at 02:47 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain: 'Hope and Optimism' About Iraq

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Posted on April 8, 2008 at 12:55 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain Adviser Rips the Religious Right

And Dana Milbank is there.

Posted on March 17, 2008 at 06:15 PM ET | Comments (2)

John McCain Visits Baghdad

John McCain visits Iraq.

Posted on March 17, 2008 at 01:27 PM ET | Comments (9)

Clinton Press Banished to Bathroom

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Posted on March 4, 2008 at 04:56 PM ET | Comments (13)

Bill Clinton Courts Houston

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.

Posted on February 28, 2008 at 06:00 AM ET | Comments (11)

Ethel Kennedy Stumps for Obama in Texas

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.

Posted on February 27, 2008 at 09:04 PM ET | Comments (43)

The Face-Off

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Posted on February 21, 2008 at 05:48 PM ET | Comments (0)

Mayor Fenty on Obama's Strength in D.C.

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Posted on February 12, 2008 at 09:26 PM ET | Comments (0)

Holmes Norton Talks Primary Results

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Posted on February 12, 2008 at 07:53 PM ET | Comments (0)

Milbank on Rebuilding Hillary

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Posted on February 12, 2008 at 02:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

The View From the Pulpit

In this video, African American church leaders in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia share their views on the Democratic candidates and issues ahead of Tuesday's Potomac Primary.

Posted on February 11, 2008 at 10:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Campaigns at Univ. of Maryland

Sen. Barack Obama speaks to thousands of supporters at the University of Maryland's Comcast Center on Monday.

Posted on February 11, 2008 at 05:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain Vows to Compete in Maryland

Campaigning Monday morning in Annapolis, Sen. John McCain, along with former governor Robert Ehrlich, vows to compete for the presidential nomination in the traditionally democratic state of Maryland.

Posted on February 11, 2008 at 12:48 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Rallies African American Students in Md.

Hillary Clinton traveled to Bowie State University in Maryland Sunday night where she urged supporters to "change the direction of our country."

Posted on February 11, 2008 at 12:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Campaigns in Northern Virginia

Democrat Barack Obama went to Alexandria, Va., on Sunday to hold a rally at T.C. Williams High School.

Posted on February 10, 2008 at 11:09 PM ET | Comments (11)

Bill Clinton Talks Unity

Former president Bill Clinton talks with The Post's Hamil Harris about the tone of the primary campaign and the Barack Obama challenge.

Posted on February 10, 2008 at 05:19 PM ET | Comments (19)

Clinton, Obama Woo Virginia Democrats

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama address the crowd at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in Richmond, Va.

Posted on February 10, 2008 at 11:44 AM ET | Comments (2)

Obama: 'We Can Win Virginia on Tuesday'

RICHMOND -- Virginia Democrats greeted Sen. Barack Obama with deafening applause as he walked on stage to address the party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner, a victor in four Democratic contests over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. --Shailagh Murray

Posted on February 9, 2008 at 11:59 PM ET | Comments (48)

Clinton: 'Come Join Me'

Excerpts from Hillary Clinton's impassioned plea to Virginia Democrats at the Jefferson-Jackson dinner in Richmond, Va. (AP)

Posted on February 9, 2008 at 11:30 PM ET | Comments (24)

Huckabee Draws Large Crowd at Univ. of Maryland

A crowd of nearly 1,000 people greeted former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee today at the University of Maryland.

Posted on February 9, 2008 at 04:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

An Eventful Day at CPAC

At an annual meeting of conservatives in Washington, D.C., Mitt Romney ended his campaign, and John McCain turned his attention to shoring up support among conservatives as he prepares for the general election campaign. The Post's Dan Balz provides analysis.

Posted on February 8, 2008 at 08:10 AM ET | Comments (6)

Obama: 'Our Time Has Come'

Presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) addresses his supporters after the Super Tuesday primary election results filter in.

Posted on February 6, 2008 at 01:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Courts Latino Voters

To compete with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama's campaign is reaching out to Latino voters ahead of Super Tuesday. But some observers say that the Sen. Obama faces a tough challenge because of Clinton's strong and long-standing ties with Hispanics.

Posted on February 4, 2008 at 12:22 PM ET | Comments (5)

In His Own Words: Giuliani's Endorsement

Rudy Giuliani bowed out of the Republican presidential contest and endorsed front-runner and longtime friend John McCain. Giuliani calls the Arizona Senator 'the most qualified candidate to be the next commander in chief of the United States.'

Posted on January 30, 2008 at 09:47 PM ET | Comments (0)

John McCain's Florida Victory Speech

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) addresses his supporters after winning the Florida primary election.

Posted on January 29, 2008 at 11:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

Criss-Crossing the Sunshine State With Romney

The Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr. is on the campaign trail with Republican Mitt Romney in Florida.

Posted on January 28, 2008 at 11:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

Chasing Rudy in Florida

Rudy Giuliani opted to stake his candidacy on success in Florida, spending little time in other early primary states. A look at three places where he campaigned and a sense of what Republican voters think of him.--Video by Pierre Kattar

Posted on January 28, 2008 at 07:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama's S.C. Victory Speech

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Posted on January 27, 2008 at 08:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

Bill Clinton Campaigns in Missouri

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Posted on January 26, 2008 at 09:39 PM ET | Comments (20)

Giuliani Campaigns in Jacksonville

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Posted on January 26, 2008 at 06:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

S.C. Voters Pick a Candidate

Voters in Columbia, S.C. were split Saturday over who will best represent the Democratic...

Posted on January 26, 2008 at 03:59 PM ET | Comments (1)

Recapping the S.C. GOP Primary

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Posted on January 20, 2008 at 09:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

McCain Thanks South Carolina Supporters

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Posted on January 19, 2008 at 10:53 PM ET | Comments (0)

Huckabee's Upbeat Concession Speech

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Posted on January 19, 2008 at 10:21 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Addresses Supporters in Las Vegas

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Posted on January 19, 2008 at 07:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Acknowledges Nevada Win

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Posted on January 19, 2008 at 05:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

Bible Study and Politics in S.C.

Members of a weekly Bible Study session at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C. share their political opinions ahead of the South Carolina primaries.

Posted on January 19, 2008 at 01:39 PM ET | Comments (0)

Huckabee Reacts to Bush Stimulus Plans

Mike Huckabee weighs in on the nation's economic problems from Greenville Technical College in Greenville, S.C.

Posted on January 18, 2008 at 06:49 PM ET | Comments (0)

Back to School for Huck and Chuck

In a lively atmosphere rivaling a rock concert, Mike Huckabee and Chuck Norris went to Clemson University Thursday to encourage students to vote for Huckabee in Saturday's primary election. (Video by Jonathan Forsythe/washingtonpost.com).

Posted on January 18, 2008 at 11:52 AM ET | Comments (2)

S.C. Establishment Stands With McCain

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Posted on January 17, 2008 at 04:58 PM ET | Comments (1)

 

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