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5/30/2008 at 12:00 p.m.
Clinton Supporters, Women at Large Not Coming Around to Obama
Obama's new pastor problem will likely add to the resentment that many Clinton supporters already feel because of the unfair treatment they perceive Clinton was given as a female candidate.
5/30/2008 at 11:00 a.m.
Heilemann: What Hillary Wants, and Why She’s Jesse Jackson ’88
Five crucial questions about her endgame answered.
5/28/2008 at 10:30 a.m.
Michigan and Florida: A Solution Is at Hand, But What Is It?
The Democrats will finally end the dispute over the renegade states' delegates when the Rules and Bylaws Committee meets this Saturday.
5/22/2008 at 11:30 a.m.
Blustery Clinton Pulls Out the Stops in Florida
Clinton placed her fight for the state's delegates in the context of the 2000 recount, the civil-rights movement, and the disputed election in Zimbabwe, and suggested she may go all the way to the convention.
5/21/2008 at 1:59 p.m.
Obama’s Problem With Working-Class Whites: Not As Bad As You Think!
Why are we spending so much time on these particular white folks? The primary calendar, Democratic leaders, veteran political reporters…
5/21/2008 at 11:30 a.m.
Pundits Weigh Obama’s Kentucky Drubbing
While he's on the verge of officially clinching the nomination, Obama has more discouraging exit polls to ponder.
5/21/2008 at 8:10 a.m.
Hillary Crushes in Kentucky, Oregon Backs Obama
The results from the two state primaries yesterday are in, and we've learned nothing new.
5/20/2008 at 11:40 a.m.
Obama Likely to Clinch Delegate Count Tonight — and Then What?
Today we are reminded,
once again, that the race for the Democratic nomination hasn't yet ended, as Kentucky and Oregon hold primaries for their mostly white residents.
5/19/2008 at 1:30 p.m.
Money: Why Clinton's Losing, Obama Winning, and What McCain Is Going to Do About It
The 'Times,' 'New Republic' and 'Atlantic' take on the three candidates and their relationships with the oldest kingmaker of all.
5/15/2008 at 11:00 a.m.
The Edwards Endorsement: What Will the White People Think?
Given that Barack Obama has been struggling to win over this very demographic, it probably would have helped if Edwards made his long-sought endorsement earlier in the race.
5/14/2008 at 10:55 a.m.
Clinton’s Hollow But Ominous Victory in West Virginia
Obama, though, has still clearly not connected with white, working-class voters, despite drinking many beers.
5/13/2008 at 11:00 a.m.
Clinton to Roar Back, Kind of, Tonight in West Virginia
With the race pretty much wrapped up, will today's primary, in which Hillary Clinton is expected to cruise to a huge victory, matter at all? Of course it will!
5/8/2008 at 12:05 p.m.
Why Clinton Needs to Drop Out: Pundits Pile On
Is there really a good reason for her to stop, other than widespread impatience with the primary process? According to the pundits, there are a
lot of good reasons!
5/8/2008 at 10:30 a.m.
CBS: Top Clinton Adviser Already Telling Clinton It’s Over
On the 'Evening News' last night, Katie Couric & Co. reported that even her closest comrades are telling her to get out of the race.
5/7/2008 at 3:20 p.m.
How the Gas-Tax Pander Brought Clinton Low
Over the past week, the headlines in Indiana turned to the split between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on the idea of a gas-tax “holiday.” So did the political ads flooding Hoosier airwaves. And the result was last night’s nasty surprise for Clinton.
5/7/2008 at 11:20 a.m.
What Every Last Pundit Is Saying About Clinton
The pundits are either outright declaring Obama the nominee (Tim Russert, Matt Drudge) or speculating on when her campaign will end. But what's the range of opinion out there?
5/7/2008 at 9:15 a.m.
Media Glee at Clinton's Fall Makes Headlines
Our favorite titles from this morning's "straight" news coverage of the collapse of Hillary Clinton's campaign.
5/7/2008 at 8:16 a.m.
Heilemann: Clinton Over — and Out?
All in all, Clinton's speech last night was a moment that smacked of the end of something — and with good reason, I’d venture.
5/6/2008 at 6:00 p.m.
The Official North Carolina and Indiana Primary Sobriety Game
In which we help you Democrats get through the night without alcohol. And it won't be easy!
5/6/2008 at 4:33 p.m.
Down-home Clinton: Verbal Gems From Indiana and North Carolina
The best of Hillary's efforts to seem like she's just folks.