Mike Allen

Chief Political Correspondent for the Politico

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Chief political correspondent for the Politico, a website that covers Washington politics

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For a moment at least, Hollywood flair has trumped the policy wonks in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination.

Can Dramatic Flair Beat Persistence in the Presidential Race?

For a moment at least, Hollywood flair has trumped the policy wonks in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination.

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A poll  out today from the Los Angeles Times and Bloomberg
shows  Hillary Clinton  retaining her solid lead over  Barack Obama --33% to 22% of
Democratic voters, with  Al Gore  third…

Fred Thompson Gaining on Giuliani in GOP Race

A poll out today from the Los Angeles Times and Bloomberg shows Hillary Clinton retaining her solid lead over Barack Obama --33% to 22% of Democratic voters, with Al Gore third…

from To the Point

By two votes last night, the US Senate approved a  non-binding deadline for pulling out of Iraq  by March of next year.

Senate, House Create War-Funding Problems for Bush

By two votes last night, the US Senate approved a non-binding deadline for pulling out of Iraq by March of next year.

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