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January 5, 2008

There were two presidential debates tonight (Saturday, January 5) -- one among the Democrats and one among the Republicans. Just look below this post for...

Hillary Clinton’s introduction of the possibility of recession -- the first time the word was used this evening -- made her sound commanding. The weakness...

Hillary Clinton becomes president, and talks incessantly, as she just did, about "emergency weatherization" tax credits....

Clinton likes to accuse her opponents of having staff members who are "lobbyists for the drug companies." It's a specious, meaningless charge. But shouldn't someone...

"Words are not action. And as beautifully presented and passionately felt as they are, they are not action." This is the territory on which she...

...to get a politician revved up, Daniel. The story of 2007 in the Democratic field was that Barack Obama was terrible in the debates --...

A reaction to the first half of the Democratic debate: What a shame that we have been denied a four-person stage for so many months....

Hillary Clinton says Barack Obama is "very likable. I don't think I'm so bad." Obama: "You're likable enough." A little graceless on his part....

Hillary is asked to defend her remark that it would take a "willing suspension of disbelief" to believe the surge in Iraq could work. Her...

When asked about whether the surge worked, the Democrats at tonight's debate give us the best sense of why a Republican can win in November....

Richardson gets laughs by throwing out his prefabricated line: "I've been involved in hostage negotiations more civil than this." He shouldn't have. This is an...

...by the forces of the status quo. Because he wants change. Usually, oppressed people don't have 28,000 square-foot mansions....