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Democrat John Edwards is endorsing former rival Barack Obama, fresh signs of the party establishment embracing the likely nominee even as Hillary Rodham Clinton refuses to give up her increasingly long-shot candidacy.
Hillary Clinton scored a big victory over front-runner Barack Obama in West Virginia on Tuesday, but it could be too little and too late to stop his march to the Democratic presidential nomination.
Some notable quotes from last night's special primary politics edition of Kudlow & Company: Hillary's Mission Impossible This [Democratic] nomination – they will take it away from Hillary Clinton when they unwrap her cold, dead fingers from around it. She’s not going away.
Barack Obama scored an easy win in North Carolina on Tuesday to take a big step toward the Democratic presidential nomination, while Hillary Clinton scraped through a narrow victory in Indiana that keeps her faint White House hopes alive.
This fuel could be the key to America's energy independence, he says.
The primaries today in Indiana and North Carolina will be important markers of whether there's been a fundamental shift in the Democratic nomination fight between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Hillary’s Wall Street bashing is a giant cheap shot and a big disappointment from the junior senator from New York. After all, Wall Street is the heart of the New York economy. It supplies an enormous volume of tax collections to finance city and state experiments in socialism and welfarism.
As Senators Clinton and Obama square off in Indiana and North Carolina, are the Intrade Political Futures Markets (www.intrade.com) forecasting a split decision? As record oil prices and a gas tax become a focus point for the candidates, where do the Intrade markets predict oil will close out the year?
As they traveled across Indiana and North Carolina over the last few days, trading charges and countercharges about the wisdom of suspending the federal gas tax for the summer, Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama were really having a larger fight.
A new poll shows Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton tied in the critical May 6 Democratic primary in Indiana. Among voters who say they plan to vote in the primary, the poll shows that Mr. Obama and Mrs. Clinton each draw 37%.
Eight in 10 Americans believe the U.S. economy is now in recession, fueling unhappiness with President Bush and boosting Democratic hopes in the presidential race despite the party's divisive primary.
How can you tell which politicians are running for office? Easy: they're the ones who support a halt in the filling of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve! Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain are all on board.
On the surface at least, giving drivers a summertime "holiday" on the 18.4 cent federal gasoline tax sounds like a good idea. Too bad the idea flunks Economics 101.
The two Democratic candidates for president are divided on whether to implement a gas tax holiday this summer.
So has Hillary Clinton's battle between Barack Obama been going on forever, or does it just seem that way? When the battle effectively began--in Oct. 2006 when Mr. Obama declared he had changed his mind and was considering a White House bid--the average price of gas then stood at $2.20-a-gallon.
Enthusiasm over the 2008 presidential election is motivating some people to wear their politics on their sleeve. Literally.
It's funny the way politicians in different circumstances and different parties try to surf the same waves. I saw John McCain speak in Baton Rouge last night. He made an argument about government reform that mirrored the successful campaign themes of Louisiana's new governor Bobby Jindal
The ethanol industry, once highly touted as a home-grown, alternative energy source, is struggling to retain its diminishing luster.
Here are the stocks Cramer would want to own if either Clinton or Obama win the White House.
Hillary Clinton won in Pennsylvania, but not everyone wants to stick with her: Here's a funny Web site from naysayers. Also: gripes from a Northwest Airlines captain. And of course: American Idol.