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Sen. Barack Obama easily won Democratic primaries Virginia and Maryland on Tuesday and reached out for another in the District of Columbia in a determined drive to erase Hillary Rodham Clinton's delegate lead in the party's presidential race.
The hardest thing to come by in politics is genuine enthusiasm. Campaigns can buy ads, and direct mail pieces, and robo-calling phone banks. They can't buy zeal. Democrats have it right now. You could see it in last week's Super Tuesday primary results, when even in conservative "red" states more people turned out to vote in Democratic primaries than in Republican ones.
Barack Obama scored impressive weekend victories over Hillary Clinton in several Democratic presidential nomination contests. He’s well positioned for this week’s voting in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
President Bush said Sunday he would sign Wednesday a $152 billion package aimed at boosting the U.S. economy and ward off a recession.
On the way to an interview with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, I ran into one of the best-known Republican mavericks, Chuck Hagel of Nebraska. Hagel has figured in discussions of a potential independent candidacy by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg this fall, as a potential running mate for Bloomberg.
The biggest winners in the economic stimulus plan are likely to be Americans with more expensive homes who will be able to refinance at cheaper rates.
The U.S. Congress passed a nearly $152 billion plan on Thursday to stave off an election-year recession by sending government rebate checks to millions of Americans and providing business tax incentives to boost spending.
Democrats and Republicans in the Senate have reached a deal on an economic stimulus plan that would send government rebate checks to millions of Americans.
Mitt Romney's decision to quit the Republican race is terrific news for John McCain. It removes the challenger with both the money and the message to hurt John McCain politically, even if he couldn't win the Republican nomination for himself. An expensively broadcast attack on McCain's conservative credentials is not what the Arizona senator needs right now.
When it comes to politics, the stock market isn't as fickle about who sits in the White House as it is about who rules Congress.
Wall Street sized up its options in a U.S. presidential campaign likely to pit a Republican with a history of breaking party ranks against one of two Democrats seeking change.
So let's take a look at where the Democratic primary road is heading. Barack Obama's team likes the map over the next three weeks. This Saturday there are caucuses in Louisiana, where the large African American vote should favor Obama. And Nebraska and the state of Washington both hold caucuses--a venue that favors Obama's grass roots organization.
The following is a roundup of CNBC's Super Tuesday coverage hosted by Larry Kudlow.
The race for the Democratic presidential nomination remains tight after" Super Tuesday," while Sen. John McCain posts decisive results in the Republican race.
The good news for the 2008 presidential candidates is that their torturous march across the Super Tuesday battlefield ends tomorrow night. The bad news: A new march begins the next morning. For Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, it will be longer perhaps excruciatingly so.
Corporate America is pouring money into the U.S. presidential campaign at an unprecedented rate, with a torrent of donations coming from the businesses behind the subprime mortgage crisis.
President Bush will Monday unveil a $3 trillion budget that likely will spark anew the rangling between the White House and the Democratic-led Congress over Iraq war funding, tax cuts and the sagging economy.
Here is my interview with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa who's a supporter of Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. It's now down to Clinton and Barack Obama. Both are in a debate tonight in Los Angeles.
Here's what to watch in tonight's GOP presidential debate at the Reagan library in California: Does Mike Huckabee work to undercut the economic arguments Mitt Romney will make against John McCain?
Sen. John McCain won the Florida Republican primary on Tuesday, defeating rival Mitt Romney in a close contest that gave momentum to his effort to become the party's U.S. presidential candidate, U.S. media projected.