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Bill Bradley is a Pajamas Media correspondent. His PajamasXpress blog is New West Notes.
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McCain Tries for Another Surge, and More

Friday, September 5th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

It was intriguing how he distanced himself as far as possible from the last eight years.

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McCain and Obama Focus Their Energy on… Energy

Monday, June 30th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

As gas prices continue to skyrocket, Fourth of July week campaigning is all about fuel.

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The Presidential Candidates Take Their Opening Shots

Monday, June 23rd, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Obama tries to get close to Clinton — and her donors — while McCain struggles for a way to distance himself from President Bush. And both worry about energy policy.

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Obama Hits Neglectful Fathers — And, Of Course, McCain

Monday, June 16th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

As the general election campaign finally swings into gear, Obama fires the first shots.

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Finally, the Real Campaign Begins

Monday, June 9th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

With the general election campaign suddenly underway, Barack Obama tours the swing states while John McCain works to shape the battlefield to his advantage.

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Obama Ready to Close the Deal

Monday, June 2nd, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

The Obama camp, expecting wins in Tuesday's Montana and South Dakota primaries, is preparing for their candidate's first major speech as presumptive Democratic nominee.

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McCain and the Meaning of Memorial Day

Monday, May 26th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

In a powerful speech at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, the GOP presidential nominee described his transformation from a hard-partying midshipman into a military hero.

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Obama on Cruise Control

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

When you are running against as formidable a character as John McCain, you've got to roll up your sleeves and step it up. Even with the nomination clinched, Obama still has a lot to prove, and he can't afford to relax.

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McCain and the Presidential Albatross

Monday, May 19th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Barack Obama's battle against Hillary Clinton is nearly over: Oregon should seal the deal. Meanwhile, John McCain's biggest obstacle is George Bush and the weakened GOP "brand."

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McCain’s Vision of America in 2013

Thursday, May 15th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

John McCain painted a picture of the future in a speech this morning in Columbus, Ohio. Here's a look at some of the key issues the Republican nominee addressed.

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Hillary Who? The Real Campaign Has Already Begun

Monday, May 12th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Obama is turning his attention to the battle with John McCain, with visits to old-style swing states, as Team McCain strategizes what it sees as a difficult but winnable race against the Illinois senator.

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Obama Rebounds From the Wright Stuff

Monday, May 5th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Bad news for Hillary. Media hype aside, the latest poll numbers and delegate counts suggest that Barack Obama’s path to the Democratic nomination is still fairly straightforward.

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Obama, Clinton, McCain and the ‘Wright Stuff’

Monday, April 28th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

It's all about Obama in presidential politics this week, as McCain, the Republican Party and the Clintons all try to take him down. So far, though, he's still standing.

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The Pennsylvania Push

Monday, April 21st, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

On the eve of what may be the most decisive primary of the election, Hillary Clinton needs a big win to stand a chance. And as the Democrats sling mud, McCain picks up momentum.

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Deep Inside ‘Bittergate’

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

The secret story of how Obama's gaffe made its way to the Huffington Post, of all places, and how it might affect campaign coverage from now on.

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Candidates Scramble to Hammer ‘Elitist’ Obama

Monday, April 14th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Barack Obama had a pretty good week — until his comments about "bitter" people "clinging to guns and religion." But did either Clinton or McCain capitalize?

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McCain Champions the Surge, Hillary Needs One

Monday, April 7th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

McCain, Obama, and Clinton all head to Washington for the key Senate hearings featuring Gen. Petraeus in a political week focused on Iraq.

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No California Gold For Bill Clinton

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

The former president still felt some love at the Dems' California convention, but not like he used to — and not enough to help his wife nab any superdelegates.

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Can Obama Overcome the ‘Wright Stuff?’

Monday, March 24th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Barack Obama never wanted to run for president as "the black candidate." But now, he doesn't have a choice.

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Hillary’s Last Stand

Monday, March 3rd, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Tuesday's crucial primaries will be Hillary Clinton's final chance to hold back the tidal wave of popularity named Barack Obama, says Bill Bradley.

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The Tin-Eared Talk Show Wing’s Declining Influence

Saturday, March 1st, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

The right-wing radio and blog pundits failed to derail John McCain's nomination. They remind Bill Bradley of the "netroots" left.

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McCain, Schwarzenegger, and the MSM

Monday, February 25th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley recalls how the New York Times story on John McCain was like Los Angeles Times's eleventh-hour assault on Arnold Schwarzenegger during the 2003 California recall. One editor was at the center of both exposés.

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For the Candidates, Every Day is President’s Day

Monday, February 18th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

There's no long weekend for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. But as Obamamentum calmly chugs along, the Clinton campaign is spinning as fast as it can, observes Bill Bradley. Meanwhile, the elder George Bush is about to endorse John McCain.

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Sobering Sunday … As Hillary Fires Campaign Manager and Is Blown Out in Maine

Monday, February 11th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

Hillary Clinton fired her longtime Latina campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle and lost the Maine Democratic caucuses to Barack Obama today, after being swept by the Illinois Senator in four contests on Saturday. PJM's Bill Bradley analyzes the fallout from Clinton's "Sobering Sunday."

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Clinton Faces Stormy Seas As McCain Cruises to Victory

Monday, February 11th, 2008 - by Bill Bradley

While the Republican side has fun -- McCain enjoys his wins and Mike Huckabee enjoys his unexpected level of success -- it's still serious business for the Democrats, as Hillary Clinton tries to fend off Obamamentum by fighting for dollars and delegates. Monday Morning Quarterback Bill Bradley has this week's play-by-play.

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