Kasia Anderson / TruthdigNov 2, 2015
Fred Thompson's political career spanned several decades and included some unique twists. The former Tennessee senator died in Nashville on Sunday. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 18, 2008
Perhaps because he's already looking forward to 2012, or maybe because he had some pages to fill in his brand new book, erstwhile Republican presidential contender Mike Huckabee is once again taking issue with Mitt Romney and questioning his rival's commitment to conservative politics Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 23, 2008
Fred Thompson was supposed to be the political savior of his party, but instead he sputtered and fizzled his way through a disappointing few months of campaigning. After poor showings in every primary and caucus to date, Thompson has decided to call it quits. Next up, Rudy Giuliani? Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigJan 15, 2008
The turmoil in the Republican presidential contest, which seems to produce a new front-runner every month, owes to President Bush's unpopularity and the fact that even members of his own party want to turn the page on the last seven years. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Ellen Goodman / TruthdigDec 13, 2007
After being wooed by a bunch of homely political veterans, the GOP is now playing kissy with Huckabee. But go slow, Republicans: The new suitor has his own share of ugly warts. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 26, 2007
Fred Thompson told Chris Wallace of "Fox News Sunday" that his network was biased, charging that criticism against Thompson's campaign "has been a constant mantra of Fox." As if to demonstrate the point, Wallace shot back: "Do you know anybody who thinks you've run a great campaign, sir?" Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Eugene Robinson / TruthdigNov 20, 2007
Finally, we've got a real presidential campaign on our hands. Wake up, those of you in the back row, because it looks as if the long-running seminar is finally over. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigNov 6, 2007
The strangest thing about John McCain's campaign for president is that it's supposed to be dead, but it isn't. This is a real nuisance for his competitors. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 1, 2007
In the spirit of Halloween and the idea of dressing up as something you're not, we've decided to pay tribute to the five best political poses from the other 364 days of the year. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 27, 2007
Look out, Hillary Clinton -- Stephen Colbert might soon be hot on your heels. As it happens, Republican presidential hopefuls Rudy Giuliani and Fred Thompson also have cause for concern, according to a new Rasmussen Report national survey. Oh, and about those reports that Colbert's candidacy may violate campaign election laws? Comedy Central's on the case. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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