Saturday, August 04, 2007

RealClearPolitics - Politics and Election

RealClearPolitics - Politics and Election

Candidates Court Liberal Support At Kos Event
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 12:00 PM CDT
Wall Street Journal

Thompson Raises From New Givers, Romney Donors
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:55 AM CDT
New York Times

Romney In Emotional Exchange Over Health Care
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:51 AM CDT
Washington Post

Taming Wild West Critical To Richardson's Strategy
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:50 AM CDT
The Hill

Romney: Surge Success Could Bring Troops Home
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:40 AM CDT
Associated Press

Romney Donates $25K Amid Plea for Soldier Charity
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:35 AM CDT
Associated Press

Romney "Disappointed" By Ethics Lapses
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:34 AM CDT
Radio Iowa

Huckabee Campaign To Brownback: Quit Crying
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:30 AM CDT
The Politico

Huckabee Sees Small Crowd, Strong Support
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:28 AM CDT
Des Moines Register

McCain Backs Away From Citizenship In Immigration Bill
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:25 AM CDT
Associated Press

McCain and Feingold Divorce Over Earmark Dislcosures
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:20 AM CDT
New York Sun

GOP Hopefuls Seize on Clyburn's Iraq Comments
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:00 AM CDT
The State

First Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Backs Obama
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 10:55 AM CDT
Boston Globe

Clinton Gets Pentagon Briefing on Iraq
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 10:30 AM CDT
Associated Press

Clinton Pushes Extra Medical Leave Wounded Soldiers' Families
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 10:25 AM CDT
Greenville News

Richardson Pushes Tough Oil Policy
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 10:15 AM CDT
Quad-City Times

Today's RCP Articles

Today's RCP Articles

The Left Before The Fall
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 01:46 AM CDT
From a distance of nearly 50 years, the liberalism of 1960 is hardly recognizable. It was comfortable with the use of American power abroad, unabashedly patriotic, and forward-looking. But that was...

Bill Steers Clear of Hillary-Barack Feud
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 01:29 AM CDT
The clearest indication that Hillary's direct and personal attack on Obama last week was a failure is the fact that Bill sounded the retreat in his speech this week at the Democratic Leadership...

Barack Obama: Back to the Minors?
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 01:25 AM CDT
Politicians often make asses of themselves, but rarely with the premeditation of Sen. Barack Obama. Sen. Obama was stung by Sen. Hillary Clinton's description of him as "irresponsible and naive"...

A Modest Proposal: Let Consumers Know Costs
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 01:22 AM CDT
Consumers have an insatiable appetite to learn more about all things related to their health. Last year, some 113 million of them used the Internet to get health information. Each day, eight million...

Who Are Our Friends? Who Are Our Enemies?
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 01:21 AM CDT
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. -- I was so amazed and angry when the White House began talking about invading Iraq that I joked, sort of: "Well, if we're determined to attack Arab countries, why not start with our...

Majority Leader's Leader
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 01:17 AM CDT
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid shrugged off White House complaints that the Senate's delay is curtailing U.S. monitoring of international terrorists by putting the blame on a fellow...

Live Free and Vote
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 01:17 AM CDT
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. -- Take the quiet drive from Ossipee to Peterborough of a summer Sunday morning and along the piney roadway you may see these signs and symbols: An older woman in a patterned...

Edwards Turns Left, and Finds Howard Dean
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:30 AM CDT
While Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton had it out last week, John Edwards was the forgotten man. Even though the Politico's veteran reporter Roger Simon gave the June 23 CNN/YouTube debate to...

The GOP, Ron Paul & Non-Interventionism
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 08:30 AM CDT
In politics, ideas frequently spread like viruses. Even if their host succumbs, the ideas that animated them can survive to infect the body politic. Such was the certainly case with Arizona Senator...

In Defense of Drunken Astronauts
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 01:37 AM CDT
WASHINGTON -- Someone's gotta do it. No one's gonna do it. So I'll do it. Your Honor, I rise in defense of drunken astronauts. You've all heard the reports, delivered in scandalized tones on...

Reluctant Class Warriors
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 01:35 AM CDT
Back in the hot summer of 1990, Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell proudly engineered the infamous "luxury tax," a nasty little tithe on everything from furs to jewelry to yachts. Democrats were...

Onward -- Into Waziristan!
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 01:33 AM CDT
With Hillary Clinton's lead growing, Barack Obama appears to be overreaching to keep the spotlight and highlight their differences. His suggestion that sex education begin in...

Does Edwards Need an Ivy Education?
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 01:33 AM CDT
John Edwards's campaign seems to have hit a roadblock that could seriously hurt his chances of securing the Democratic nomination. And it has nothing to do with any of his perceived screw-ups that...

The Rise of Kos
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 01:30 AM CDT
Perhaps you missed it, but Wednesday was the 19th anniversary of Rush Limbaugh's radio show. Limbaugh was celebrating his ripe old age, in media years, in the same week that liberal blog fans were...

What Matters About Romney's Religion
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 01:30 AM CDT
The first Mormon to run for president was the first Mormon. Joseph Smith, the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, formally announced his candidacy on Jan. 19, 1844, urging his...

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The PM Line
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 03:43 PM CDT
On the eve of the presidential candidate forum at the uber left Yearly Kos conference here in Chicago, Barack Obama gets a gift from Pakistan. Speaking of Yearly Kos, Chris Cillizza is on site and...

New Newsweek Poll
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 03:08 PM CDT
A new Newsweek poll, conducted on 8/1, surveyed 1002 adults. 324 Republicans and 422 Democrats were included in the sample. 49% of respondents said they were Democrats or leaned toward the Democratic...

Stupid Tourist Tricks
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 01:52 PM CDT
Comedian Dave Chappelle made an appearance in the Longworth House Office Building early this afternoon. Dressed in a suit this reporter could only envy, Chappelle's entourage was stopped in the...

In Memorium
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 12:11 PM CDT
In this week's New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin takes a look at the as-yet-unsolved murder of a prominent civil servant. It's one of the few articles that touches a nerve with me. A month after the...

Tempers Flare Before Ames
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 11:35 AM CDT
With two days to go until the last debate before the Iowa Straw Poll, tempers are flaring between candidates bent on securing votes from social conservatives. The primary players, Governor Mike...

Andy's Confusion
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 10:33 AM CDT
Andrew Sullivan appears to be more confused than normal today when he labeled Reid Wilson's column yesterday on the Ames Straw poll as somehow representing the "GOP establishment." This is quite a...

'08 Notes: Muscle-Bound
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 10:05 AM CDT
Senator Barack Obama laid out a muscular policy for going after terrorists in a speech this week at the Wilson Center in Washington. His proposal, to send American troops into Pakistan if necessary,...

New Pew Poll
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 09:29 AM CDT
Pew released a new poll on the presidential race, showing Hillary Clinton has an almost 2-to-1 lead over Barack Obama: Democrats Clinton 40 (+6 vs. 4/18 - 4/22 poll) Obama 21 (-3) Edwards 11 (-7)...

The Daily 2008
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 08:58 AM CDT
Has John McCain flip flopped or made the right move? That's the question for Republicans faced with news that McCain supported a bill that clamps down on illegal immigration but doesn't have a path...