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  • A vice-presidential debate of note

    WASHINGTON -- Vice presidents usually gain the national spotlight only upon the death of a president, as has occurred eight times in the last 171 years, or upon his resignation, which has happened once. But the current veep, Joe Biden, suddenly finds...
  • Bring in Obama the Hulk

    Bring in Obama the Hulk
    It's hard to say which is more cringe-worthy: President Barack Obama's debate performance last week or his efforts to control the damage by poking fun at himself. In Los Angeles on Sunday night, Obama recognized Stevie Wonder and Katy Perry as "incredible...
  • As veep role grows, spotlight becomes brighter

    WASHINGTON -- Last night's debate between Vice President Joe Biden and challenger Paul Ryan earned an uncommonly bright spotlight in the wake of President Obama's perceived weak performance in his first debate with Mitt Romney, which seemed to tighten the...
  • Former Sen. and Presidential Hopeful George McGovern Dies

    Former Sen. and Presidential Hopeful George McGovern Dies
    SIOUX FALLS, SD -- He was an outspoken critic of one war, but a hero in another. He was a leading Democrat who came from Republican roots. He was a politician who cared more about being on the right side of an issue than on the popular side. George...
  • On picking an unprepared veep

    WASHINGTON -- As aides to Mitt Romney busy themselves vetting prospective running mates, the man who recommended Sarah Palin to Republican presidential nominee John McCain four years ago says he stands by that advice. Inadvertently, he may be giving...
  • Presidential campaign song quiz

    Presidential campaign song quiz
    Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither. 1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys 2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
  • Memorable quotes from past 10 Democratic presidential nominees

    When President Barack Obama takes the stage Thursday night in Charlotte, N.C., he will tout his record of the past four years and make his case to the American people on why he should be given four more. If the past is any guide, he also will...
  • U Of H Graduate Seeks House Seat In Utah

    A specter is haunting the Congressional Black Caucus, the specter of integration. It is discomforting enough that the now 43-member CBC has included a Republican since 2011, when Florida's Allen West became the first Republican to join the CBC since 1997....
  • Veepstakes mania

    WASHINGTON -- Aren't you just dying to know who Mitt Romney will pick as his running mate? You would think so, for all the chatter on the television talk shows not only about his choice but also about when he should make it. Do it now, some say, so he'll...
  • A Brief History of Political Attack Ads

    A Brief History of Political Attack Ads
    We’re in an election year, and you know what that means: it’s time for the inevitable blitzkrieg of political advertisements to assault your television screens. To be even more specific, we can all expect the usual slinging of mud between...
  • The veepstakes game

    WASHINGTON -- With the Republican National Convention now less than three week away, public apprehension is mounting so high over Mitt Romney's secret deliberations on his choice of a running mate that one can hardly stifle a yawn. Romney himself is...
  • Ryan Poised To Be GOP's Leader Of The Future

    Ryan Poised To Be GOP's Leader Of The Future
    Vice presidential picks are always judged by their effect on the coming election. They rarely have any. This time could be different. The Democrats' Mediscare barrage is already in full swing. Paul Ryan, it seems, is determined to dispossess grandma,...