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As Clinton and Obama square off in South Carolina, a window opens on the fractured state of black politics. It's been an extended soul search. And it ain't over yet.
Have the dreams of the civil rights movement been realized or deferred?
The combined power of Oprah & Obama could reinvigorate our embattled political landscape.
A visionary candidate for a new America.
Clinton, Edwards, Obama: behind the branding, they're more similar than you think.
Can America survive the tedium of its black and female candidates?
It felt a bit like Election Day in Iowa this weekend, as Democratic candidates at Senator Tom Harkin's Steak Fry served up appetizers of the campaign to come.
What in the world was Clinton thinking when she attacked Obama for pledging not to use nuclear weapons in the hunt for Osama bin Laden?
Obama thinks Jackson's endorsement will give him a rocket boost with black voters. It won't.
Barack Obama's political vision grew out of his early experiences as a community organizer in Chicago.