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Beer and bowling: Obama plays the regular guy

Alain Jean-Robert

He sips beers, kisses babies, hangs out in bowling alleys and bottle feeds calves: Barack Obama is playing a "regular guy" in a stealth attack on Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania. While best known for soaring rhetoric and rock star-style rallies, the pace-setting Democrat is adopting a more personal touch, turning on the charm on a six-day bus tour of the state.

What will happen to losers of White House race?

Thomas Ferraro

One may wind up as the first woman to lead the United States Senate. Another is relatively young and could run again for president. The third may simply resume his role as a congressional maverick and retire in two years. These are among the options that await the losers in the three-way race for the White House.

'You've gotta think, think BIG'

Staff Reporter

Who is George Bush? A gaffe-ridden buffoon? The man who confronts the evildoers? Or is he Bush as Bush sees himself, the decider, a leader who makes the hard choices and sticks to them? In just 16 months' time, the job of working out who Bush really is will move out of the world's newsrooms and into the book-lined studies of historians.