Politics

John Edwards unveils his stratagem to derail Hillary Clinton‘s bid for Democrats’ 2008 nominee: delegitimate Clinton by framing her campaign finance success as a sellout to corporate lobbyists and participation in a…



‘A powerful article in Harper’s about lobbying in Washington reignites a long-standing debate over the ethics of undercover journalism.’ GO TO FULL STORY






‘Argentina’s first lady, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, was on course for a landslide victory in yesterday’s presidential election, according to exit polls. ‘The lawyer-turned-senator appeared to lead her rivals by a wide…


‘Mitt Romney sells himself as a true convert. He not only shifts positions; he often claims to be the most passionate advocate of his new stances . . .’ GO TO FULL…


‘During his recent confirmation hearings, Michael Mukasey, the former federal judge nominated to be the next attorney general, conceded that “the president doesn’t stand above the law.” Yet Mukasey, who is expected…


Forget Dumbledore is gay, the real recent revelation from Potter author J.K. Rowling is: The books, she said, were “a plea for an end to hatred, to bigotry” as well as a…


Hillary Clinton‘s campaign for the US President in 2008 faces a new media meme: the “dynasty” comparisons of the Bush and Clinton families as a force in US domestic politics.


‘ANKARA, Turkey, Oct. 17 — The Turkish parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly authorized cross-border military attacks in northern Iraq against Kurdish separatist rebels, as world leaders pleaded for restraint. ‘Lawmakers voted 507 to…


‘For three decades, Vice President Dick Cheney has waged a secretive and often bitter battle to expand the power of the presidency. Now in a direct confrontation with Congress, as the administration…


Australia’s Four Corners investigates how the Exclusive Brethren might influence the 2007 Australian Federal Election through secret campaigning. View the investigation in Flash Video and Windows Video, explore the Further Resources, and…