George E. Condon Jr.
george.condon@copleydc.com

                 
                  JANUARY 2008
                 
Candidates sprint into final stretch in N.H. 1/8/07
                  Voters getting chunk of 'change' 1/7/08
                 
Results reveal Iowans' desire to see change 1/4/08
                 
Both races are wide open as Iowans caucus tonight 1/3/08
                 
Close encounters of the political kind 1/1/08


                  DECEMBER 2007
                 
Rivals tap voter anger in appeal to Iowans 12/30/07
                 
Obama's campaign is gaining ground 12/2/07


                  NOVEMBER 2007
                 
Big crowds for Clinton, but will they vote? 11/25/07
                 
Noel awarded medal for arts 11/16/07
                 
Edwards counting on Iowa's rural vote 11/5/07
                  Opponents pounce on Clinton's wavering over driver's licenses
                     11/1/07


                  OCTOBER 2007
                 
Thompson's platform, or lack thereof, to be tested 10/8/07

                  SEPTEMBER 2007
                 
Speech was a divider, not a uniter, delivered in a diminished voice 9/14/07
                  Presidential candidates touting competence in appeal to voters 9/9/07

                  AUGUST 2007
                 
Deaver left legacy affecting all presidents 8/24/07
                 
It's all business now at formerly friendly summit 8/23/07
                 
Summit closes with few details of drug package 8/22/07
                  At North American summit, Bush stands firm on passports 8/21/07
                 
Summit draws 3 leaders to Canada 8/20/07
                 
Democrats' grueling week over; Republicans to look for flaws
                      8/12/07

                 
Democratic hopefuls debate issues in front of bloggers 8/5/07
                  Dispatch from the YearlyKos convention 8/3/07

                 
                  JULY 2007
                 
Convention attendance shows Democrats' flight from center 7/29/07
                  FBI files kill any illusions 'Duke' was duped 7/23/07
                 
Imprisoned 'Duke' tells of scope of corruption 7/18/07
                 
Is McCain poised for revival or exit? 7/15/07
                 
Weakened Bush finding it tough to push agenda beyond Iraq 7/3/07
                 
Thompson has challenge to turn celebrity into real campaign 7/1/07


                  JUNE 2007
                 
Bush will meet Putin at G-8 amid deteriorating relations 6/2/07
                 
                  MAY 2007
                 
Break in immigration logjam 5/18/07

                  APRIL 2007
                 
Democrats jockey for position in 1st presidential debate 4/27/07
                 
Candidates likely to slam Bush in S.D. 4/23/07

                 
                  MARCH 2007

                  FEBRUARY 2007

                  JANUARY 2007
                 
Celebrations of takeover now confront governing challenge 1/4/07
                 
Democrats, unpopular war doom his domestic agenda 1/24/07
                  Speech doesn't answer fundamental questions 1/11/07
                 
Nation pays tribute to Ford 1/3/07
                  Washington says goodbye 1/3/07
                 
                  DECEMBER 2006
                 
Obama turning '08 race 'upside down' 12/10/06
                  'Victory' a word that's vanishing from vocabulary 12/7/06

                  NOVEMBER 2006
                 
Election gives Bush, Democrats second chance 11/9/06
                 
Anger at Bush, war broke GOP's grip 11/8/06
                 
Capitol Hill bracing for election shock wave 11/6/06
    
                  

                  OCTOBER 2006
                 
Hunter set to announce presidential bid 10/30/06
                 
Parties begin final push to woo voters 10/30/06
                 
THE CUNNINGHAM SCANDAL; Ex-congressman lashes out 10/7/06
                  Bush hits road to support GOP candidates 10/3/06
           
                  SEPTEMBER 2006
                 
Effect of Ney's guilt could weigh heavily 9/16/06
                 
Bush turning up the rhetoric once more to rally GOP troops 9/2/06


                  AUGUST 2006
                 
Nancy Cunningham breaks her silence regarding 'Duke' 8/17/06
                 
Lieberman's defeat could signal tough times for Bush backers 8/10/06                               

                  JULY 2006
                 
Democrats reach out to middle class 7/25/06
                 
Bush, White House now leary of Putin as Russian turns back on democracy
                  
Veto a problem for moderates, independents  7/20/06

                   JUNE 2006
                  
Democrats get boos, cheers at 2008 audition 6/15/06
                  
Good news from Iraq should boost Bush, for now 6/9/06
                   Under pressure, Ney lashes out at  press coverage

                   MAY 2006
                  
Bush, Blair admit errors in Iraq war 5/26/06
                  
McCain's speech at Falwell's school is key 5/13/06

                   APRIL 2006


                   MARCH 2006
                  
Bush hopeful at summit on issues of immigration 3/31/06
                  
Diplomacy, sightseeing top Bush's Mexico trip 3/30/06
                  
Bush faces issues with Canada and Mexico at summit
                  
Troops' departure not likely, Bush says 3/22/06

                   FEBRUARY 2006
                  
Bush alone on port deal as GOP crew jumps ship 2/23/06 
                  
Cheney's damage control late, lame 2/16/06
                  
Struggling president vows to 'finish well 2/1/06 

                    JANUARY 2006
                   
Bush looks to regain momentum via speech 1/30/06
                   
'Vision' rhetoric will highlight speech 1/31/06
                   
Democrats' reform push disappoints 1/21/06
                    

                    DECEMBER 2005
                  
   Bush says spying is needed to guard U.S. 12/20/05
                    
Bush senses victory in Iraq 12/19/05               
                    
Bribery admission spotlights favoritism 12/3/05
                    
Congressman's betrayal of troops called greatest sin 12/1/05

                    NOVEMBER 2005
                   
Rep. Cunningham’s corruption put U.S. troops at risk 11/30/05
                            Bush sees a different China from his '75 visit 11/22/05
                            Bush has praise for Mongolia 11/21/05
                            Religion is Bush's 1st focus in China 11/20/05
                            Risk is great as Bush slaps back on foreign soil 11/19/05

                            Bush supports letting Iran enrich uranium under Russia's watch 
                            11/19/05

                            Bush, Putin meet in South Korea 11/18/05
                            Bush: N. Korea must dismantle nukes 11/17/05

                            Bush is blunt on freedom in China 11/16/05
                            Asian leaders expect more than war talk 11/14/05

                    SEPTEMBER 2005
                            Speech offers hope to evacuees, not to presidential image 9/16/05
                            Bush urges U.N. to combat global poverty, disease 9/15/05
                            'A very bad week for the president' 9/7/05


                    AUGUST 2005
                            Progress in Iraq needed to sway public

                            Democrats split on tactics over Roberts' nomination 8/29/05

                    JULY 2005
                            Clinton a lightning rod for both sides ahead of 2008 race
                            Clinton urges Democratic unity
                            Stakes high on abortion, other issues


                    JUNE 2005
                            President hoped to clarify policy, avoid confusion
                            Analysis: 'Second-term-itis' afflicts Bush, casting doubt on future successes

                    MAY 2005
                            Bipartisan deal pulls Senate back from brink
                            Showdown looms despite filibuster compromise


                    APRIL 2005
                            Voinovich on Bolton: ‘My conscience got to me’
                            Down in the polls, he defends policies at news conference
                            Bush orders review of passport requirement

                            Ongoing debate is certain; effect on law, politics is not

                    MARCH  2005
                            A pledge of partnership

                    FEBRUARY 2005
                            Schroeder, Bush unite to oppose Iran nukes
                            Bush, allies still at odds on arms to China
                            In Europe, Bush lays out expectations, demands
                            Bush begins his fence-mending tour of Europe
                            Bush embarks on mission to heal trans-Atlantic ties

                            Prospect of Dean as leader presents Democratic puzzle
                            Fierce fight awaits on domestic front

                    JANUARY 2005
                            Tough-sounding address makes no mention of Iraq

                            Foreign policy challenges loom in Bush's 2nd term

                    DECEMBER 2004

                    NOVEMBER 2004
                            Democrats trying to deal with losses

                            Election became 'all about Bush' and war in Iraq

                    OCTOBER 2004
                            48 hours
                            In the trenches -- Battle for Ohio likely to be settled away from hype

                            Pitched battles
                            'A big issue:' Bush attacks Kerry on health care during campaign stop in Canton

                            Ohio Catholics with Kerry but unhappy with party, bishops
                            Courting the Catholic voter
                            Razor-tight race taking an intense, partisan turn

                            No holds barred
                            Bush more poised, but substance trumps style
                            No. 2s tangle over their pasts, the future
                            Substance trumps style in debate

                    SEPTEMBER 2004
                            Entering the battle zone
                            After 'red-meat night,' Bush must offer agenda

                    AUGUST 2004
                            Bush, GOP take spotlight

                            McCain, Giuliani key to victory
                            Foreign policy the crux of post-9/11 contest
                            Kerry says he'll fight terrorism effectively, bridge racial divides

                    JULY 2004
                            Powerful speech sets the bar high
                            Edwards rouses delegates
                            Delegates cheer Heinz Kerry
                            The rallying begins
                            Bush touts values, rips Kerry during Great Lakes area swing

                            Kerry avoids GOP attempt for quick KO; polls are tight
                            Selection adds charisma and vigor; but critics say experience is lacking

                    JUNE 2004
                            Bush beams, offers Blair a handshake when told of transfer

                            Bush's lofty view at end of summits overshoots reality
                            Bush works to patch up relationship with Turkey
                            EU pledges to help Iraq government
                            Unusually fierce protests greet Bush in Ireland

                            Last farewell to Reagan
                            People's hero at rest
                            Small-town start put 'Dutch' on path to U.S. presidency

                    MAY 2004
                            Somber address pleases neither friends nor critics
                            Kerry ad blitz focuses on military record, public service

                    APRIL 2004
                            Kerry will back 'right of choice'
                            High-stakes appearance brings mixed reviews
                            Dramatic hearing nearly overshadowed by Iraq


                    MARCH 2004
                            President feels the heat, launches an all-out attack
                            With Edwards gone, country in for earliest-ever campaign start

                    FEBRUARY 2004
                            Slipping Bush image may make attacks on Kerry less plausible
                            New victories allow Kerry to focus on Bush
                            From plodding to polished for Kerry
                            Tests loom for Kerry in South tomorrow

                            Kerry's lead grows with wins in 2 states
                            Senator displays far-reaching appeal
                            DEAN PLAYS CATCH-UP

                    JANUARY 2004
                            Democrats attack Bush on war
                            Despite his showing, Kerry still not in the clear

                            Dean and Kerry, in state of conflict, spar again over Iraq war
                            Kerry suddenly standing out front
                            Dean rips some Democratic rivals' votes for war in Iraq
                            Dean tries damage control after speech
                            Dean unable to silence laughs, concern over fiery Iowa speech
                            Critics dismissed in surprisingly combative speech
                            Surprise finish means 'We've ... got a real race'
                            Clock running as Gephardt woos Iowans
                            Kerry, Edwards gain in Iowa; Clark waits in New Hampshire
                            Edwards, Kerry see new hope in Iowa
                            PANCAKES, PROMISES
                            Democrats in Iowa agree on one thing
                            Dean gives cold shoulder to middle-of-the-road views
                            Iowa seen as first, last shot for some

                    DECEMBER 2003
                            President vows fair trial, says most critical part will be input of Iraqis
                            Democrats lose critical political point to Bush
                            A STUNNING DECISION


                    NOVEMBER 2003
                            Success of Bush's Baghdad visit is no secret
                            Bush hints more U.S. troops could be needed in Iraq
                            Palace officials red faced over security lapse
                            Bush's trip spurs outcry in London

                            Protests threaten to overshadow Bush speech
                            Protesters await Bush in London
                            Unions' backing gives edge to Dean in Democratic race
                            Bush big, bold, visionary, but is he out of touch?

                            Bush pushes 'long-term victory'

                        OCTOBER 2003
                            Bush follows up aid with words of comfort
                            Bush says he won't be cowed by Iraq terror

                            GOP celebrates win; political experts see changing electorate

                        SEPTEMBER 2003
                            Clark jabs Bush over policies at first debate
                            Bush's U.N. lobbying fails to sway allies on Iraq aid
                            Bush calls on U.N. to put aside war anger
                            Bush seeks $87 billion for postwar challenges
                            Democratic hopefuls take aim at Bush policies
                            Experience might not mean much to voters


                        AUGUST 2003
                            Democrat hopefuls find it's difficult to compete with recall


                        JULY 2003
                            Bush takes the rap for speech gaffe
                            Bush, Blair take on war critics
                            Liberia emerges as hot issue on eve of trip

                        JUNE 2003
                            Dean criticizes his rivals' war support
                            Pledges by Sharon, Abbas set peace plan in motion
                            Air of cautious optimism awaits Bush in Middle East
                            Bush, Putin set aside differences over Iraq

                            Bush presses for allied unity

                        MAY 2003
                            Bush's foreign trip most ambitious yet
                            Powell sees no rush for Fox's agenda
                            'Turning of the tide'
                            President riding high with the troops

                        APRIL 2003
                            History says president may not move Senate
                            Democratic hopefuls get back on stage

                            Forming democracy, rebuilding country among tough tasks
                            White House avoiding appearances of gloating
                            Bush, Blair stay upbeat, but differ on U.N.'s role
                            Bush, Blair weigh postwar Iraq plan


                        MARCH 2003
                            'Cakewalk' falls from the wartime lexicon
                            'We will accept no outcome but victory,' Bush tells nation
                            For leader who likes to take big risks, this is biggest of all
                            Bush issues ultimatum
                            Iraq a direct threat, Bush says
                            'We will continue to hunt them down'

                        FEBRUARY 2003
                            Copley editor in chief announces retirement
                            Democrats' split on Iraq is unmistakable
                            Embattled Nixon press secretary dies of heart attack in Coronado
                            Bush takes gamble on long-term deficits
                            Authority to use military force is clear, Bush says


                        JANUARY 2003
                            President hits hard, takes on his critics
                            State of Union will test Bush's sense of balance
                            Bush against U. of Mich. affirmative action


                        DECEMBER 2002
                            Minimizing damage allows GOP to refocus
                            Gore won't challenge Bush

                        NOVEMBER 2002
                            Despite Bush rainbow, clouds remain
                            Crowds cheer Bush at close of NATO trip
                            New NATO's military might may be greatly exaggerated

                            Putin cautions Bush to follow U.N. on Iraq
                            NATO backs Bush on disarming Iraq
                            NATO to discuss problem of Iraq
                            Bush seeks NATO aid in event of war with Iraq

                            Dual mission awaits Bush at summit in Prague
                            France supports U.S. on Iraq

                            Governors in 36 states' face testy voters

                        OCTOBER 2002
                            Bush hosts Asian leaders over 2 days

SEPTEMBER 2002
President's postwar blueprint a tall order
Domestic issues seen dominating elections
NATION SET TO MOVE ON
Bush tells U.N. to punish Iraq
BUSH LEADS WAY IN DAWN-TO-DUSK RESPECTFULNESS 
Bush gripped reins firmly

AUGUST 2002
Gore's loss still chafes party

JULY 2002
Kerry criticizes Bush leadership 
President's speech failed on two fronts
Bush plans crackdown, defends '90 stock sale

JUNE 2002
Voucher ruling has little impact beyond Ohio
Bush's grand plan

MAY 2002
Bush tells pope about his concern for church
NATO buries Cold War fears, welcomes Russia
Bush pays homage to fallen at D-Day site
French leader, public protests greet 'jet-lagged' Bush on arrival
Putin drives Russia on path of West
Bush, Putin sign treaty to slash nuclear weapons
Bush to warn Putin on Iran
Bush hails Western solidarity
Europe's harsh view of Bush has softened
Uproar may mean nation is ready for solid inquiry
Russians, U.S. agree on nuclear arms cuts

APRIL 2002
Gore tries to mend political fences
Gore attacks Bush's domestic policies in Florida address
War on Terror At Difficult Stage

MARCH 2002

Ohio State chief blasts state funding of colleges 
Bush blasts INS foul-up on visas for 2 terrorists

Latin leaders feeling slighted as U.S. turns focus to war on terror


FEBRUARY 2002
Nixon broke the ice 30 years ago; Bush seeks a China thaw
'Axis of evil' adds twist to Bush visit

Spending blueprint calls on nation to embrace red ink


JANUARY 2002
President gives nation at the crossroads of war a map for what lies ahead



DECEMBER 2001
Withdrawal from ABM treaty more symbolic than meaningful for now

NOVEMBER 2001
Summit tall on pomp, short on circumstance
Putin gets relaxed rancher welcome
Nuclear weapons cuts are pledged
Putin to meet with Bush for weapons talks
World must do more to end terror, Bush warns
U.S. to be kept 'indefinitely' on high alert status

OCTOBER 2001
Bush trip demonstrates dramatic shifts in policy
'Some progress' on missile defense
Bush vows to rally economies
Bush oversees terror war from overseas
Jiang affirms support during visit with Bush
Bush set for coalition building trip Shanghai
Rush to blame not part of this war
War going as planned, Bush says
U.S. lashes back

SEPTEMBER 2001
Definition of victory in new war elusive
  
Amid crisis, Bush steps into transformed ro
le  
Speech was the right balance of indignation, determination
Different war, different roles for U.S. allies

Afghanistan warned: Hand over bin Laden
Bush vows to 'rid world of evil'
Bush foreign policy more like father's since attacks

Bush's leadership faces a crucial test
Terrorist assaults deal blow to nation's psyche
Mexico's new-found democracy helps Fox make hit in U.S. visit

Bush says stalled agenda on Mexico is fault of Congress

AUGUST 2001
Gore gives notice his silence is over

Both sides in stem cell debate express relief

JULY 2001
President faces an attention deficit

JUNE 2001
Bush, Putin build ties, put off issues for now
One whirlwind trip couldn't solve it all

We're not the enemy, Bush tells Moscow
Bush: Missile defense idea gaining among Europeans
Bush defends his positions in Europe
Bush faces test of diplomacy in first Europe trip

MAY 2001
Jefford's move could be a disaster for Bush team
Camp Pendleton stop on Bush's itinerary
Bush must hope for patience as he sells long-term energy plan

APRIL 2001
Bush off to strong start, say analysts
Bush foreign policy has allies wary
GOP activists feel state is being snubbed by Bush
Bush's heavy traveling has yet to pay big dividends

MARCH 2001
Bush calls California power situation "ominous"
Bush's tax proposal may spark tussle with Democrats
Ohio had its own colossus in Rhodes

FEBRUARY 2001
Taxes take center stage
Bush gains with style, substance in new test
Bush goal: new kinship with Mexico
Bush, Fox upbeat after summit    
Bush, Fox hugs, smiles; now comes real work
Bush concentrates on agenda in first formal press conference
Tax cut tough sell for crisis-free country bent on cutting debt

JANUARY 2001
Bush passes first-week test with flying colors
Bush to visit Fox's ranch in Texas
Bush takes oath
Clinton exits under cloud
President-elect is ready to start
The Clinton years