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  • Democratic Strategist Apologizes for Comment About Ann Romney

    Democratic Strategist Apologizes for Comment About Ann Romney
    Washington -- A Democratic strategist apologized Thursday for a comment questioning Ann Romney's qualifications to advise her husband on women's economic issues, while the Romney campaign sought to exploit the controversy to help fix a gender gap...
  • Mississippi Gov. pardons convicted killers

    Mississippi Gov. pardons convicted killers
    Governor Haley Barbour, of Mississippi, is spending his last days in office handing out a few favors. It's the people he’s chosen to help that are causing him a problem. Barbour pardoned 199 prisoners before leaving office. Four of whom were...
  • Mississippi governor's pardoning of 199 prisoners sparks outrage

    Mississippi governor's pardoning of 199 prisoners sparks outrage
    A Mississippi judge Wednesday night issued a temporary injunction forbidding the release of any more prisoners pardoned by outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour, whose actions have created a firestorm of criticism. On his way out the door, Barbour approved full...
  • Mississippi governor pardons four convicted murderers

    Mississippi governor pardons four convicted murderers
    North Korea’s L’il Kim Jong-Un and Mississippi’s Haley Barbour have more than chubby cheeks in common. Both men want to curry favor among their people by giving convicted criminals 'Get Out Of Jail Free' cards. Kim hopes the unknown...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls

    Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls
    By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start. No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
  • Many top Republican donors on the sidelines in presidential primary race

    Michael Ashner was one of Sen. John McCain's major fundraisers in the 2008 presidential campaign, bringing in $500,000 for the Republican nominee. That makes the Oyster Bay, N.Y., real estate investment executive one of the most sought-after bundlers for...
  • 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...
  • 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...