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  • Haley Barbour makes pitch for party unity at conservative gathering

    Haley Barbour makes pitch for party unity at conservative gathering
    Haley Barbour may have exited the Republican presidential campaign, but the 2012 election is very much on the Mississippi governor’s mind. On Friday, Barbour preached a message of party unity to a Washington gathering of religious conservative...
  • Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest

    Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest
    Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days. It's not a lack of crowds or dearth of attractions. The streets, shows, restaurants and casinos are packed as always. No, what's made the people of Las...
  • Haley Barbour joins Karl Rove-backed campaign group

    Haley Barbour joins Karl Rove-backed campaign group
    Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, perhaps the most prodigious fund-raiser the GOP has ever seen, will be joining forces with politically powerful Crossroads groups, the independent campaign organization that helped tilt several congressional races to the...
  • A book too embarrassing to read

    A book too embarrassing to read
    A story for Black History Month. Bryan Stevenson is director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Ala.-based organization he founded in 1989 to provide legal representation for the indigent and incarcerated. The EJI (www.eji.org) doesn't charge...
  • Extended GOP fight raises new questions about primary process

    Extended GOP fight raises new questions about primary process
    Ten states have held nominating contests so far this year in the GOP race for president. In the next week, 11 more will do the same, most on Super Tuesday. But if Haley Barbour had his way, the entire process would only be starting now, not heading...
  • What to watch for on election day 2011

    What to watch for on election day 2011
    The Big One is still 52 weeks away, but the results from a host of local elections today may offer fresh clues about the state of play in politics just as the presidential nominating process is set to begin. At stake on this "off-year" general election...
  • Defeated anti-abortion group unlikely to give up

    Defeated anti-abortion group unlikely to give up
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Members of the anti-abortion "personhood" movement, dealt a sound defeat by voters in conservative Mississippi last week, are vowing to push on with their state-by-state campaign to have life declared as beginning at conception....
  • For Mitt Romney, the election hinges on the middle class

    For Mitt Romney, the election hinges on the middle class
    TAMPA, Fla. — The conventional wisdom is that this week's Republican National Convention needs to make Mitt Romney more "likable" — to replace his image as a frosty billionaire with the warmer (and, friends say, more accurate) picture of a...
  • McManus: Real presidential debate is possible

    McManus: Real presidential debate is possible
    There are two ways that Wednesday's debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, could change the course of the presidential campaign. One would be for Romney to find an effective way to frame his pitch to voters, one that...
  • Why Romney's returns are relevant

    Why Romney's returns are relevant
    Mitt Romney, release those tax returns. In crisis management, most experienced campaign consultants will tell you, the best thing to do when the proverbial manure hits the rotating blades, is to come clean: Tell the public everything you know, sit down...
  • O'Malley expected to free Baltimore inmate convicted of murder

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to commute the sentence of a Baltimore man serving a life sentence for murder, using that power for the first time during his tenure. Mark Farley Grant's attorney Renee M. Hutchins confirmed Thursday that she had been...