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2008-07-27 12:00:25

By Elisabeth Bumiller John McCain's presidential campaign recovered from a near-death experience almost exactly a year ago, and political candidates stumble in and out of troughs all the time. But it is safe to say that McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee, has not had a spectacular week.

2008-07-27 00:00:19

By Mike Littwin John McCain is unhappy. In fact, by presidential-campaigns-in- July standards, he's working on a Category 2 mood swing. No wonder he went to Aspen to hang out with his pal, the Dalai Lama, Friday afternoon. This is a man in need of a spare mantra.

2008-07-26 15:00:03

LONDON _ Heading home from an overseas trip aimed at strengthening his foreign policy credentials, Sen.

2008-07-25 21:00:01

Presumptive Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama fired back Friday after an attack by his GOP rival on Iraq war policy. Sen.

2008-07-25 18:00:14

Sen. John McCain, the likely Republican U.S. presidential candidate, fired a withering attack against his Democratic rival for his position on the Iraq war.

2008-07-25 09:00:45

By Mike Littwin Barack Obama gave a stirring speech in Berlin, but that, of course, was the least of it. Giving good speeches is what Obama does best.

2008-07-24 12:00:35

If a picture is worth a thousand words, Barack Obama's overseas trip became a success on the very first day when he sank a three-pointer on a basketball court in Kuwait.

2008-07-24 09:00:00

By TOM RAUM By Tom Raum The Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. Republican John McCain pushed back on Tuesday against Democratic criticism that he misstated when the troop buildup ordered by President Bush began, saying elements were put in place before Bush announced the strategy in early 2007.

2008-07-22 21:00:20

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Republican National Committee, +1-202-863-8614 Obama's Misjudgment On The Surge And Ignorance Of The Consequences Of His Withdrawal Plan Show He Is Not Ready To Lead WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the RNC: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/RNCLOGO) Today, Obama Claimed That He Said There Was "No Doubt" The Surge Would Reduce Violence In Iraq: Obama:"What I can say is that there's no doubt...

2008-07-22 15:00:00

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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