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Carter: Bill Clinton 'hurt his wife's candidacy'

Former President Jimmy Carter tells The Washington Times that Bill Clinton became an unwittingly divisive figure during the Democratic primaries who hurt his wife's chances to win the presidency with a series of verbal gaffes. Published August 28, 2008

Glimpse behind the games

While the spotlight shines on the Michael Phelpses and the Jennie Finches of the world, a group of Chinese-American photography students is highlighting the thousands of behind-the-scenes volunteers who serve as the backbone of the Olympic Games. Published August 22, 2008

Former Sen. Jesse Helms dead at 86

Former Sen. Jesse Helms, North Carolina Republican, died at 1:15 a.m. of natural causes this morning in Raleigh. Published July 4, 2008

Obama condemns drug trials on vets

Reacting to a report by The Washington Times and ABC News, Sen. Barack Obama condemned the government's practice of recruiting mentally ill veterans for drug trials and plans to investigate further. Published June 17, 2008

NRCC dismisses House defeats

The head of the House Republicans' campaign team yesterday discounted a string of defeats in recent House elections, saying poor results in special elections have not predicted the outcomes in November. Published May 26, 2008

Filibuster blocks wage-bias lawsuit bill

Senate Democrats last night failed to garner enough votes to move forward a bill that would make it easier for employees to file lawsuits claiming wage discrimination. Published April 24, 2008

GOP accused of FEC violation

The House Democratic fundraising arm yesterday filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission accusing its Republican counterpart of illegally colluding with a conservative advocacy group on campaign activities. Published April 17, 2008

Progressives plan mobilization for 'change election'

Liberal activists and their affiliates said yesterday that they plan to spend $350 million to bolster progressive candidates, register voters and mobilize turnout for this year's general election. Published March 19, 2008

Liberal conferees rip Clinton on Iraq

Liberal and progressive activists are gathering in Washington for a conference, and what they are saying is not good news for the presidential campaign of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Published March 18, 2008

Democrats sue to force Miers, Bolten testimony

House Democratic leaders yesterday pressed ahead with efforts to force testimony from top White House aides, filing a civil lawsuit against former White House Counsel Harriet Miers and White House Chief of Staff Joshua B. Bolten. Published March 11, 2008