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  • Obama: Clinton's nod 'at urgent moment'

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama hasn't wasted any time in capitalizing -- and he means, capital -- on the endorsement that Hillary Clinton gave him today. "Sen.Clinton will be invaluable to our efforts to win in November,'' Obama said in......
  • Laura Bush in Afghanistan

     
    by Katie Fretland The first lady traveled to Afghanistan today in a surprise visit ahead of a conference in Paris where the United States hopes donors will pledge international aid to help the country, The Associated Press reports. Laura Bush......
  • Lobbyists: Endangered species

     
    by Mark Silva Our friends at Federal Strategy Group, a Washington-based lobbying firm, like to collect Quotes of the Day. They think they have found one here: In light of Sen. Barack Obama's refusal to accept contributions to his presidential......
  • Hillary: Now, is it Senator Deadbeat?

     
    The Times takes a look at the Clinton campaign's financial picture, and it's pretty grim, with $11 million in loans from the Clintons and more than $9 million in debts to other vendors and no obvious way to pay......
  • Ex-Oriole Gibbons pleads for chance anywhere

     
    A story on ESPN.com reported on the difficulty that some baseball players named in the Mitchell Report are having trying to get jobs in the majors this season. Of course, the most high-profile player connected with performance enhancing drugs without........
  • Dean mute on Obama funding pledge

     
    By Paul West Democratic National Chairman Howard Dean is notorious for speaking his mind. But when it comes to whether Barack Obama is making a mistake to break his signed pledge to accept public funding for the general election campaign,......
  • Keith Hernandez takes on owners, Michael Kay 'amazed'

     
    In my Friday newspaper column, I reference a segment on Michael Kay's 1050 ESPN show Monday in which he expresses shock at SNY's Keith Hernandez for taking issue with the Mets scheduling a charity event for the day after a......
  • Laura Bush: U.S. relations 'on the mend'

     
    by Mark Silva Heading into Paris, where U.S.-Franco relations have been frayed by the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and other issues, First Lady Laura Bush asserted somewhat confidently: "I think it's on the mend.'' President Bush delivers an address there......
  • John McCain's favorite charity?

     
    By Andrew Zajac In 2001, John McCain helped found a northern Virginia think tank that has frequently taken policy positions that dovetail with his and provided paychecks to key political associates. The Reform Institute also has bent and may have broken...
  • Obama's grassroots and the sod farm

     
    by Mark Silva In the money chase, there are grassroots and there is professional greening. Now that Sen. Barack Obama is free from the limit of public campaign financing for the fall election, his campaign is courting its broad base......
  • Obama: Small donors? Not completely

     
    Obama's rationale for rejecting public financing (since he won't admit that it's based on his lust for a 2-1 or 3-1 spending advantage) is that his network of small donors is, essentially, the public. But the Center for Responsive......