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2008-10-19 12:00:02

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell Sunday endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama on national TV. Powell, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," said Obama, a U.S.

2008-10-05 12:00:10

A allegation by Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin that Barack Obama has ties with terrorists is "offensive," an Obama spokesman says. Palin, governor of Alaska and running mate of Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain, Saturday accused Obama, a U.S.

2008-09-06 12:00:11

By David Bauder Associated Press NEW YORK -- As a television draw, John McCain was every bit the equal of Barack Obama.

2008-08-23 18:00:14

John McCain, the presumptive Republican U.S. presidential nominee, plans to air an ad featuring comments by his Democratic rival's newly announced running mate.

2008-08-21 09:00:30

By LIZ SIDOTI By Liz Sidoti The Associated Press WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate John McCain chided his Democratic rival on Wednesday for getting "a little testy" as Barack Obama sharpened his tone amid a tightening White House race . "I honor his service.

2008-07-02 21:00:02

Sen. John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign staff has been altered, with political adviser Steve Schmidt tapped to take over the day-to-day leadership role.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.