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On Saturday, the Democratic rules committee will meet to decide the fate of the delegates chosen in renegade primaries in Michigan and Florida -- a critical moment in the race between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Mark Shields and…
This year, media analysts have viewed much of the 2008 primary season through the prism of race. A panel of experts discusses the way the media have covered the issue of race so far this election season.
With North Carolina and Indiana preparing to vote, columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss if Rev. Wright, the gas tax holiday or the economy may prove decisive in Tuesday's balloting.
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are turning their attention to Indiana and North Carolina as the battle for the Democratic nomination rolls on while GOP Sen. John McCain has sought to hone his political message on the campaign trail.
For the first time in six weeks, Democratic voters will once again cast ballots in the hotly contested Pennsylvania primary Tuesday. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks consider the state of the campaign and assess the fallout from Wednesday's debate…
A Pew Research Center poll finds that Americans have a strongly negative view of the economy, are closely split over support for presidential candidates and that the controversial remarks of Sen. Barack Obama's former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, have not…
This week, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama delivered a high-profile speech on race in America and the Iraq war reached the five-year mark and U.S. economic anxieties continued to mount. Analysts David Brooks and Mark Shields reflect on the…
Sen. Barack Obama delivered a speech on racial divisions in the U.S Tuesday in a bid to address both controversy over remarks made by his former pastor and the role of race on campaign trail. A panel of analysts reflects…
In an in-depth interview, Sen. Barack Obama weighs in on the current U.S. economic crisis, the war in Iraq, issues of race and gender and his run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Obama also looks ahead to next month's contest…
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