WASHINGTON — After seven years of the Bush administration, who in America does not want to see a dramatic change in the nation’s leadership?
December 20-26, 2007
Editorial: Clinton & Giuliani
In our view, as the 2008 presidential election year approaches, Hillary Clinton is the strongest Democratic candidate and Rudy Giuliani the strongest on the GOP side. We commend each to their respective party.
Helen Thomas: Let’s Keep Reilgion Out Of Politics
WASHINGTON — Let’s keep religion out of the presidential campaign, if possible.
Dem State Senate Coup Gives Va. ‘Battlefield’ Status Coming on the veritable eve of the 2008 presidential primaries, Virginia’s statewide election of its senators and delegates Tuesday took on considerable national significance, signaling that it is a serious candidate to swing from the “red” Republican to the “blue” Democratic column […]
Helen Thomas: Democrats Play into Bush
WASHINGTON –President Bush has no better friends than the spineless Democratic congressional leadership and the party’s leading presidential candidates when it comes to his failing Iraq policy.
Anything But Straight: Crazies For Christ
The Washington Post had a fascinating series last weekend discussing the rise of a movement representing “nonbelievers.” The trend is worldwide, but is also taking root in America, one of the most religious western nations. As radical fundamentalism has spiraled out of control, many people are standing up and loudly […]
Helen Thomas: Rove Will Still Be a Political Player
WASHINGTON — It was too much to expect that Karl Rove — the architect of President Bush’s presidential victories — would depart the White House with grace and style.
Nicholas F. Benton: One Year From Now
It will be just about a year from now that the two major political parties in the U.S. will finally have decided what their tickets will be for the November 2008 presidential election. Rising above the din of the current intra-party wrangling to see over all that and forecast where […]
Helen Thomas: Howard Dean Surveys The Political Landscape
WASHINGTON — Howard Dean, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is warning Democrats not to be too overconfident about their election prospects in 2008.