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The political class is awash in excitement -- a poll has just been released of Iowa voters showing Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in a...

The Nation is holding a poll on its website where readers can choose their ideal choice for the Democratic presidential nomination. Online polls are usually...

If the findings of a new Pew poll are any indication, race—or more specifically, the declining prospects of African-Americans—ought to be at the very center...

The Washington Post and the New York Times may have missed it, but the New York Sun got it. The key moment for the Democrats...

Sidney Blumenthal is leaving his perch at Salon.com, where he writes weekly about American politics and the neoconservative menace with all the subtlety of Buddy...

John Derbyshire, outraged at a long piece in the American Thinker about the online enthusiasm expressed for Ron Paul's presidential campaign by neo-Nazi websites and...

In light of a Drudge story that the Clinton campaign is trying to put the fear of G-d into Wolf Blitzer about not going after...

Fred, it was surely inevitable that Hillary Clinton would have a bad week or two -- all candidates do, and she didn't have even a...

Journalists bored with Hillary Clinton’s seemingly certain anointment as the Democratic nominee finally have what they’ve been anticipating. After two terrible weeks for Hillary Clinton,...

Jacques Vergès is a lawyer—a lawyer who makes Lynne Stewart seem like Atticus Finch. At the conclusion of Barbet Schroeder’s new documentary on Vergès, Terror’s...

Yesterday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates concluded his week-long trip to North Asia. Although the issues he handled in the three capitals he visited were...

From the Politico today: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she would bring a new Iraq measure to the House floor shortly to provide $50 billion...