An exchange of blows between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama was bound to happen.
John Edwards made poverty an issue in his 2004 campaign for the White House. This time around, he has company: Barack Obama is also working to put poverty back on the political agenda.
Religion now looms larger than economic class as a source of political division.
This is an anti-establishment year, which is helping Barack Obama and hurting John McCain.
President Bush has made good on his pledge to move the Supreme Court to the right. As a result, the Court could be more of an issue in the 2008 presidential race than it was in 2004.
The collapse of the Senate immigration bill makes the 2008 GOP presidential race even muddier.
Even though he's a former senator, Fred Thompson is positioned to run against Washington.
In three competitive swing states, Muslim-American voters could make a difference.
The rise in Hispanic voters can help Democrats—unless an anti-immigrant backlash kicks in.
Iraq doesn't sound like a kitchen-table issue, but it's what voters are most worried about.
The legislative process pushes the parties together. The presidential campaign pulls them apart.
Republican presidential candidates haven't hesitated to speak ill of their fellow hopefuls.
Democrats and Republicans are framing the Supreme Court abortion ruling in very different ways.
Bill Clinton triangulated on welfare reform. Can George W. Bush do the same on immigration?
First-quarter fundraising totals have opened up the presidential races in both parties.
Bill Clinton's popularity has gone up as George W. Bush's has gone down.
Congressional Republicans will start clamoring for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to go if they feel the U.S. attorney controversy has become politically threatening to them.
Changes in the presidential primary calendar will make New Hampshire more important than ever.
Democrats are facing intense pressure to cut off funding for the Iraq war immediately.
Barack Obama and Rudy Guiliani are the rock stars of the 2008 race.