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Stephen Colbert plans to run for president in South Carolina. Here's a campaign strategy—and a list of who should worry
Karl Rove had the plan, the power, and the historic chance to remake American politics. What went wrong?
The Bush administration cracks down on a phantom menace
The software mogul Tim Gill has a mission: Stop the Rick Santorums of tomorrow before they get started. How a network of gay political donors is stealthily fighting sexual discrimination and reshaping American politics
Dismayed by the system they helped to create, some veteran political strategists are out to subvert it—and create a better choice for 2008.
The last two elections have left pollsters somewhat bloodied but unbowed
How Hillary Clinton turned herself into the consummate Washington player
The mounting attacks on the world’s largest company could change American business—and transform the health-care system
In Washington, measuring the changing size of the Iraqi insurgency has become the battle to watch
Lynn Swann's run for governor shows why political pros are big fans of star athletes
Republicans might—or might not—want to look backward for lessons on handling life under a cloud
There's something different about the latest crop of military veterans running for Congress
Roy Moore, the "Ten Commandments Judge," has embarked on an odyssey that is taking him and his controversial monument far beyond his home state of Alabama. He wants the Republican Party to bow down
Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, old-fashioned Democrats, have the charge—but so far few signs of the ability—to sell their party to America
A new kind of guru is convincing Democrats that they don't need new ideas after all—a snazzy new sales pitch will revive their fortunes
Liberal talk radio is off the ground. Will the electorate turn blue, or just red in the face?
Karl Rove is at his most formidable when running close races, and his skills would be notable even if he used no extreme methods. But he does use them. His campaign history shows his willingness, when challenged, to employ savage tactics
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