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  • Former Vice-Presidential Nominee Geraldine Ferraro Dies

    Former Vice-Presidential Nominee Geraldine Ferraro Dies
    Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run for vice president, has died of blood cancer after a 12-year battle, her family said Saturday. She was 75. Ferraro, who was a Fox News contributor and a fixture on the national political stage ever since...
  • Ferraro, First Woman On U.S. Presidential Ticket, Dies

    Ferraro, First Woman On U.S. Presidential Ticket, Dies
    Geraldine Ferraro, the Democratic congresswoman who became the first woman on a major party presidential ticket as Walter Mondale's running mate in 1984, died on Saturday at the age of 75, her family said. Ferraro died at Massachusetts General Hospital...
  • Text Of Barack Obama's March 19 Speech

    These are the prepared remarks that the Illinois senator delivered today at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia. "We the people, in order to form a more perfect union." Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the...
  • Obama transcript

    "We the people, in order to form a more perfect union." "Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of men gathered and, with these simple words, launched America's improbable experiment in democracy....
  • Barack Obama interview on March 16, 2008

    Obama's opening statement: So what I want to do, if this is OK with you guys, I want to start just by talking about my house purchase and Tony Rezko because that's something that I know you guys have editorialized on, suggesting that we haven't...
  • Anne Wexler dies at 79; political power broker and influential Washington lobbyist

    Anne Wexler, a well-connected political power broker who founded the first major Washington lobbying firm to be led by a woman and who was considered one of the capital's most influential lobbyists, died Friday of cancer at her home in Washington. She was...
  • 'Everybody Say "Cheese!" ' is a slice of Garry Marshall's life

    'Everybody Say "Cheese!" ' is a slice of Garry Marshall's life
    A playwright's work is never finished -- at least not for Garry Marshall. Marshall, 74, began working on "Everybody Say 'Cheese!' " some 43 years ago. Four decades later, he's still futzing with it. Just last week, the creator of "Happy Days," co-...
  • Ferraro quits Clinton campaign after Obama remarks

    The battle of the surrogate presidential campaigners took another unexpected twist today when Geraldine Ferraro stepped down from a fundraising post in Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign after she said that Barack Obama had done well in the presidential...
  • Obama cruises to easy win in Mississippi primary

    Obama cruises to easy win in Mississippi primary
    Barack Obama rolled up a commanding victory Tuesday in the Mississippi primary, padding his delegate lead and gaining a psychological boost ahead of next month's big Democratic showdown in Pennsylvania. The results reflected a stark racial divide -- more...
  • What were McCain and Obama thinking?

    What were McCain and Obama thinking?
    Today's question: How do Joe Biden and Sarah Palin fit in with the recent history of presidential campaigns? All week, historians Lee Edwards and Allan J. Lichtman debate vice presidential politics. A shrewd gamble that could make history Point: Lee...
  • Obama and Clinton, race and gender

    Today's question: How, if at all, does Hillary Clinton fit into the modern feminist movement? Did the Clinton-Obama contest really raise important questions about gender and race? All week, authors Amanda Marcotte and Katha Pollitt discuss contemporary...
  • McCain's choice of Palin is a risk

    McCain's choice of Palin is a risk
    American voters on Friday began learning about Sarah Palin. But the selection of an obscure Alaska governor as the Republican vice presidential nominee also offers clues about the leadership style of the man who placed her on the ticket. Though John...