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  • Hillary's gotta have it

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may have clawed her way out of an abyss in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, but the shadows over her campaign are a reminder that the path she's forging is still in the deep woods. The major news...
  • Keeping it real, kind of

    Paul found God on the road to Damascus. Columbus discovered America on his 32nd day at sea. Now, after decades in public life, Hillary Clinton has gone and found herself among the voters of New Hampshire. It was a genuine Sally Fields moment -- of the...
  • Obama's real fairy tale

    Ilike Barack Obama. The Clintons, not so much. But the Clintons are right and Obama is wrong. Over the last week, the Obama camp has tried to suggest, insinuate, whisper or wink that the Clintons are somehow racist. Obama's staff sent out a memo...
  • King would be proud

    Is Barack Obama a crossover candidate? And, if so, where is he crossing over from and to? Over the past year, Obama has been called a post-racial candidate and has been praised for his ability to transcend race. But such idealistic observations are not...
  • We were warned

    At a briefing for conservative journalists before the State of the Union address, White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten said President Bush isn't wistful about the close of his presidency and doesn't foresee a day when he will pine to be back in the Oval...
  • Early birds miss the point

    Now aren't you sorry? Two or three weeks ago, maybe even earlier, you zipped through that absentee ballot, check check check, and hustled it off to the mailbox as if you were claiming a lottery prize. And see what you missed? So much has happened...
  • All together now

    You know a nation is in trouble when the worst epithet its citizens can hurl at each other is the title of a folk song: "Kumbaya," an African American spiritual whose name (and chorus) translates from the Gullah dialect as "come by here." It has had...
  • Answers, not IOUs, for Social Security

    Whatever happened to Social Security? As the Democrats prepare to convene this week in Denver, and the Republicans gear up for their get-together in St. Paul, Minn., starting Sept. 1, precious little has been said about an issue that touches virtually...
  • Egypt panel upholds decision to toss key presidential candidates

     
    Egypt’s election commission upheld its decision Tuesday to disqualify three key presidential candidates: Omar Suleiman, former intelligence chief and vice president; Khairat Shater, onetime political prisoner and Muslim Brotherhood financier; and...
  • Former Egyptian prime minister disqualified from presidential run

     
    Egypt's former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik became the latest presidential hopeful to be disqualified by the Supreme Electoral Committee under a new law barring top officials in Hosni Mubarak's toppled regime from running for office, the state news...
  • Muslim Brotherhood candidate barred from election slams army

     
    The Muslim Brotherhood's disqualified presidential hopeful Khairat Shater accused Egypt's military leaders Wednesday of interfering in politics and endangering the nation's transition to democracy following last year's overthrow of President Hosni...