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Yet more news today in the Obama and Exodus front. In an interview that Jeffrey Goldberg has now posted on his new blog, Obama talks about his appreciation of the Leon Uris novel Exodus. Obama and I spoke over the […]

Interesting language in a Bob Novak column: John McCain, who has spent the last two months trying to consolidate right-wing support as the Republican candidate for president, has a problem of disputed dimensions with a vital component of the conservative […]

Ben Smith returns with thoughts on Clinton’s branding.

What we can expect if this gets to the Pennsylvania primary: The race between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination continues to heat up — but in one Montgomery County, Pa. household, the debate turned violent. Prosecutors […]

The chatter about Obama and the Jews is likely to increase as the nomination fights heads into the final weeks. Josh Marshall reviews a number of the charges here (with more in his piece.) Here’s one: If things continue on […]

Why are Catholics supporting Hillary in greater numbers, and why aren’t more people talking about it? If the Catechism Gap is real, this could be a problem for Obama going into the Ohio and Pennsylvania primaries. Both states are culturally […]

USA Today did a piece this week on all the books coming out now about religion in politics. It features a write-up of Beliefnet overlord Steve Waldman and my fellow blogger Jim Wallis. Obviously all of these books were timed […]

I think, on reflection, that the debate was really good for both of them, a win-win situation. She seemed warm and relaxed, with none of the craibbiness or Clintonian calculation and stink to her (with the exception of those rambling […]

Barack Obama to the Christian Broadcast Network today on the robo-calls and emails that kept repeating his name as Barack Hussein Obama and saying he was a Muslim: This is obviously a systematic political strategy by somebody because these e-mails […]

More evidence that Feiler Faster is slowly becoming the theme of yet another primary cycle. Momentum Mori: Fred Barnes joins those noting that “momentum” has run out of steam in 2008: The idea of momentum is that you generate support […]