In just two weeks, Hillary Clinton's lead over Barack Obama in public opinion polls was slashed from a 20-point margin to a dead heat. Why?

The answer may be a combination of factors, ranging from the Kennedy clan handing Mr. Obama the mantle of president John F. Kennedy, to his benefitting from John Edwards' withdrawal from the race and public revulsion at Ms. Clinton's attempts to ghettoize him as just another black candidate during the South Carolina primary.

Super Tuesday, the biggest-ever primary race in U.S. history, will not resolve anything. None of the Democratic party candidates are close to the 2,025...

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