U.S. history and research suggest presidential debates don't influence voters unless one candidate clearly outperforms the other, a debate expert says.
Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., says he's campaigning vigorously for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, despite being 80 years old.
More than any previous American election, this year's extraordinary presidential contest has caught the world's imagination.
Former U.S. Senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr., died at his Houston home Tuesday at the age of 85.
No point in beating around the political bush. In the first presidential debate, John Kerry significantly improved his position. U.S. equity prices should take
President Kennedy's boxer shorts netted $5,000 during an auction Saturday of the former first couple's belongings.
An intimate collection of personal items once owned by John F. Kennedy and the first lady will be auctioned off Saturday.
All public gaffes by politicians are not created equal. Just compare the experience of Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., to that of Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W. Va.
The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of two wrap-ups for March 10.
The hottest book of the last political season was "The Emerging Democratic Majority" by John Judis and Ruy Teixeira. Using political, economic and especially de
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