FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. — Just when I thought my head would explode from trying to figure out delegate math, I’m hit with call-girl math.
Barack Obama had a theory. It was that the voters are tired of the partisan paralysis of the past 20 years. The theory was that if Obama could inspire a grass-roots movement with a new kind of leadership, he could ride it to the White House and end gridlock in […]
Now it’s time for a real campaign. Until Sen. Hillary Clinton’s recovery with victories in Texas, Ohio and Rhode Island Tuesday, she had to box with a chimera, an illusive, intangible thing called “Big Mo,” Sen. Barack Obama’s oratory-driven momentum.
After their victory in the 2006 congressional elections, it seemed a given that Democrats would try to make this year’s presidential campaign another referendum on Republican policies.
Some women in their 30s, 40s and early-50s who favor Barack Obama have a phrase to describe what they don’t like about Hillary Clinton: Shoulder-pad feminism.
The Democratic presidential primary campaign began around Christmas 2006, and it may end Tuesday night. But of all the days between then and now, the most important was Nov. 10, 2007.
In basketball jargon, “the team that rules the paint, rules the game.”
Gay bashing in Jamaica is so prevalent that in 2006 Time magazine wrote an article about the island headlined, “The Most Homophobic Place On Earth?” The New York Times this week showed that the anti-gay climate has only worsened, with the island caught in a downward spiral of outright psychosis. […]
You wouldn’t know it to look at them, but political consultants are as faddish as anyone else. And the current voguish advice among the back-room set is: Go after your opponent’s strengths. So in the first volley of the general election campaign, Barack Obama has attacked John McCain for being […]
CLEVELAND — A huge Ellen suddenly materialized behind Hillary on a giant screen, interrupting her speech on Monday night at a fundraiser at George Washington University in Washington.