Michelle Obama addressed the opening night of the Democratic convention in Denver Monday with a speech focusing on her personal story and praising the leadership values of her husband, Sen. Barack Obama. Following is a transcript of her speech, as…
In the latest issue of the New Yorker, a cover illustration of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama and his wife satirizes some of the rumors that have swirled about the candidate. Writers Michael Eric Dyson and Eric Bates…
Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh campaign news as the race between Barack Obama and John McCain gains steam, and they reflect on the career of NBC's Tim Russert, who died Friday from an apparent heart attack.
Presidential candidate spouses such as Elizabeth Edwards and Ann Romney have been fixtures on the campaign trail, providing support and reaching out to voters. A political science professor and a journalist discuss the changing role of spouses.
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