A desire to build cross-party consensus in Senate rubs up against political perils of compromise.
She stresses her experience, especially as first lady, as her chief qualification to be president. Her career includes both accomplishments and missteps.
The Federal Housing Administration takes a bigger role under most emerging plans.
McCain is running as one, but those who oppose dishonorable wars are also heroes.
A president needs inspiring rhetoric, savvy, and a like-minded public.
Petraeus and Crocker shared the stage with presidential hopefuls, who all had much at stake.