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  • Ron Paul calls it quits

     
    by Katie Fretland Tonight in a formal announcement that was foreshadowed by his low popularity in the Republican primaries, Ron Paul will tell his supporters that his campaign for president is over. Paul (R-Texas) will instead launch a different kind........
  • Dem Libs launch anti-Bush bus tour

     
    Andrew Zajac With the primaries out of the way, the political theater gets a bit more pointed. Americans United for Change, the liberal Democratic-oriented advocacy group, this morning announced a bus tour to spotlight the perceived policy failings of the...
  • Bush: 'That man is John McCain'

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush, addressing his final "President's Dinner'' - a party event that raised $13 million for the Republican Party's election campaigns this year - delivered a full-throated appeal last night for the election of the next president:....
  • Ben Franklin's 'self-evident' declaration

     
    by Frank James On this Independence Day, as we pay annual homage to the Declaration of Independence for which Thomas Jefferson gets most of the credit for authoring, let's not forget the signal contribution made by Benjamin Franklin -- entrepreneur,......
  • Obama: Iraq War a distraction

     
    by Mike Dorning On the eve of a trip to foreign capitals in the Middle East and Europe, Barack Obama delivered a lengthy foreign policy address today that sharpens distinctions with John McCain over Iraq. He left no doubt that,......
  • Joe Biden: In his own words

     
    Last October, Tribune correspondent James Oliphant interviewed the now-Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden at length while Biden was still competing for the presidential nomination. Here is an excerpt from that interview. On what feels...
  • Michelle Obama: 'Nothing cynical about it'

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER --- Michelle Obama, wife of the Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee, says: "I know Barack better than anybody.'' As she prepares to take the stage on the opening night of the party's convention, the candidate's wife......
  • Bill Clinton: Obama 'ready' for president

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER -- "Barack Obama is ready to be president of the United States,'' said the former president who presided over a great run of prosperity in the U.S.. And, said Bill Clinton at his convention perch tonight:......
  • Barack Obama's mile-high cry for change

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER -- Under a cloudless and darkened sky on a cool night on a field a mile high, Barack Obama walks the length of a dark blue-carpeted stage with a lighted colonnade evocative of the West Wing......
  • Axelrod on Palin: "Very surprised"

     
    Our intrepid Obama chaser, Nia Henderson, talks to campaign strategist David Axelrod about the Palin selection during a stopover in Beaver, Pa. Significantly: He says the campaign itself has rejected the attack approach it started with yesterday. He can'...
  • Obama speech: The full text

     
    Obama released excerpts earlier, and now the full speech. It's after the jump. So the drama is the delivery and the crowd, not the words. Here's the ending, invoking King's "Dream" speech in a passage about the "American promise:" "It......