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By Brian Knowlton After days when his reaction to the financial crisis had appeared less than confident, Senator John McCain went on the offense Thursday, calling for the creation of a proactive financial oversight body and the dismissal of the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Former Republican Congressman Jim Leach of Iowa Tuesday endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president. The former House member said Obama's platform is one of "old American values that are as much a part of the Republican as the Democratic tradition," ABC News reported.
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine Tuesday refused to fuel talk about his chances of running with U.S. Sen. Barack Obama as part of the Democratic presidential ticket. During a news conference, Kaine said he wasn't lobbying for the vice presidential slot, CNN reported.
The pool of potential running mates for Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., expanded as Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine says he's had conversations about joining the ticket.
By Michael Powell and Susan Saulny Senator Barack Obama signaled that he would return his focus to the economy after a whirlwind foreign tour, but Senator John McCain's eyes remained very much fixed on national security, repeatedly attacking his rival.
By Kathy Kiely CHICAGO -- Barack Obama offered a spirited defense Sunday of his international travels and the campaign he's running as the first biracial presidential nominee of a major presidential party.
Iraqi leaders oppose an open-ended presence of the U.S. military in their country and want the troops shipped out, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says. The Rhode Island Democrat said during Saturday's weekly Democratic radio address that he learned of the opposition to the ongoing U.S.
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., Tuesday said there will be no change in Washington's commitment to Israel no matter who wins the presidency. Obama, the presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee, flanked by his traveling companions Sens.
By JOHN E MULLIGAN The Democratic presidential candidate concedes that the troop surge he opposed reduced the level of violence, but notes that Iraqi leaders also favor a U.S. troop withdrawal by 2010. WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's talks with U.S.
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