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  • In Nassau, ex-candidates get election board appointments

     
    Two losing candidates in last year???s local elections have landed jobs at the Nassau Elections Board ??? not an unusual outcome for loyalists who take on strong incumbents at their party???s request. Elizabeth Faughan, a Republican Oyster Bay Town Board....
  • Obama's Central Oregon faux pas

     
    Sen. Barack Obama looks over notes while waiting for his introduction during a May 10, 2008 rally in Bend, Oregon. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) by Jim Tankersley BEND, Ore. - Central Oregon doesn't see many presidential candidates, particularly.......
  • Bob Barr wants to be your president

     
    Former Rep. Bob Barr at a news conference to announce his presidential candidacy, May 12, 2008 in Washington, DC. Also pictured (L-R) are political advisor Russ Verney, Barr's wife Jeri, and Barr's son Derek. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)......
  • Ron Paul's next step?

     
    By Don Frederick Virtually all the nation's political attention in recent weeks has focused on the compelling state-by-state presidential nomination struggle between two Democrats and the potential for party-splitting strife over there. But in the...
  • Obama, Clinton in 'King Coal' country

     
    Sen. Barack Obama speaks at a rally Charleston Civic Center May 12, 2008 in Charleston, West Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) by Christi Parsons BECKLEY, W. Va.-- Coal--or "King Coal," as they like to call it here--is the......
  • Obama's tough Appalachian spring

     
    by John Riley New polls out today suggest Obama is in for a rough couple of weeks in West Virginia and Kentucky, which he'll have to weather by shaping perceptions in the media that the race is over. In West......
  • Maine congressman goes for Obama

     
    by James Oliphant CHARLESTON, W.Va.--Sen. Barack Obama has picked up another superdelegate. His campaign announced Monday that Rep. Tom Allen of Maine has pledged his support. Allen undoubtedly is hoping that support will work both ways. He is running...
  • Rangel rebukes Clinton for race talk

     
    By Keith Herbert of Newsday One of Hillary Rodham Clinton's most important supporters, Charles Rangel, repudiated her claims she has broader support among "white Americans," calling the comments "the dumbest thing she could ever have said." The Harlem...
  • Dem gov puts wind in McCain sails

     
    Updated with Kulongoski, Clinton spokesmen quotes. by Jim Tankersley PORTLAND, Ore. - John McCain got an unexpected boost in his bid to woo independent and Democratic voters here this afternoon: a shared stage with Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski. Kulongoski...
  • Obama's Kentucky fly-by

     
    by Rick Pearson LOUISVILLE -- "It's been awhile since I've been to Louisville," Sen. Barack Obama said Monday night in his opening remarks to several thousand people at a rally at the Kentucky International Convention center. Indeed, it was only......
  • Big money from a small donor

     
    by Don Frederick As 11-year-old Dalton Hatfield set about selling his earthly possessions, his parents thought he was doing his part to help pay for a family vacation. Instead, he was doing his part to help his favored presidential candidate,......