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Ellen Wulfhorst

Clinton, Obama make peace with eye on history

Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton shared a debate stage alone for the first time on Thursday, striking a cordial tone and highlighting their opportunity to make history as the next United States president. ''Just by looking at us, you can tell we aren't more of the same,'' said Clinton, a New York senator who would be the first woman US president.

Now Obama has the momentum

Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton jockeyed for position on Sunday in a bruising United States presidential race after Obama scored a landslide win in a South Carolina primary tinged with the issue of race. ''I think [the result] speaks extraordinarily well, not just for folks in the South, but all across the country,'' said Obama.

Clinton, Obama clash in bitter Democratic debate

Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama engaged in a bitter crossfire on Monday as their United States presidential campaign took an ugly personal turn on the Martin Luther King holiday. Obama's complaints about former President Bill Clinton's attacks on him on behalf of his wife's campaign boiled over at a rancorous debate.

Obama jumps into the lead in New Hampshire

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton battled to keep crucial New Hampshire from swinging to rising rival Barack Obama on Sunday but new polls showed him jumping into the lead. In the hotly contested Republican race, Arizona Senator John McCain leaped ahead of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney even as Romney tried to raise doubts about McCain.

Wall Street Journal wins public service Pulitzer

The Wall Street Journal won the coveted Pulitzer Prize for public service on Monday for its probe into backdated stock options for business executives that led to investigations and dismissals in corporate America. The Journal was one of several winners of the 91st annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music.

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