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In a series of interviews, Washington Post and washingtonpost.com reporters sat down with presidential candidates, congressional officials and political gurus to discuss the latest in politics.

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Barney Frank

VIDEO | Rep. Barney Frank (Mass.) predicts the recently-enacted housing bill will help stem foreclosures, that Congress will tackle a second stimulus package when it returns in September and that race will continue to play a key role in the contest for the White House. (August 5, 2008)

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Mark Warner

VIDEO | The Former Governor of Virginia, and current Senatorial candidate, spoke with washingtonpost.com's Chris Cillizza about the presidential campaign in Virginia and his personal political goals. (July 8, 2008)

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Bob Barr

VIDEO | The former Republican and current Libertarian presidential candidate speaks with washingtonpost.com's Eric Pianin about his campaign. (June 18, 2008)

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Chris Van Hollen

VIDEO | DCCC chairman tells Chris Cillizza and Ben Pershing how Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama could help Democratic congressional candidates this November. (May 27, 2008)

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Evan Bayh

VIDEO | Indiana's top Democrat talks with The Post's Dan Balz about the presidential race. (April 30, 2008)

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Steny Hoyer

VIDEO | The House majority leader talks to Chris Cillizza about the presidential race and the recently-passed House ethics bill (March 11, 2008)

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Edward G. Rendell

VIDEO | Gov. Edward G. Rendell (D-Penn.) says Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton needs victories in Texas and Ohio to sustain her presidential campaign and blames the news media for showering favorable attention on Sen. Barack Obama. (Feb. 26, 2008)

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Eliot Spitzer

VIDEO | The New York governor talks to washingtonpost.com's Ed O'Keefe about his support for Hillary Clinton and about the nation's economic problems. (Feb. 26, 2008)

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Mark Sanford

VIDEO | Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) says he doesn't think Democrat Barack Obama could win South Carolina in the general election and explains his own clashes with South Carolina Republican lawmakers. (Feb. 26, 2008)

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Tim Pawlenty

VIDEO | The Republican governor of Minnesota tells Chris Cillizza he's a longtime supporter of John McCain. (Feb. 26, 2008)

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Sarah Palin

VIDEO | Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) says that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will receive "a tremendous amount of support" in her state and that she would definitely be interested in serving as his runningmate if offered the job. (Feb. 26, 2008)

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Kathleen Sebelius

VIDEO |The Kansas governor talks to washingtonpost.com's Chris Cillizza about her support of Barack Obama and about how Democrats can win in "red states." (Feb. 26, 2008)

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Joe Biden

VIDEO | Senator Joe Biden on war spending. Biden says Bush will pay "a heavy price" if he vetos a bill setting a 2008 deadline for troop withdrawal. (December 28, 2007)

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Tom Cole

VIDEO | The chairman of the Republican National Campaign Committee tells Post reporters Jonathan Weisman and Elizabeth Williamson that House Republicans are back on track after victories in Virgina and Ohio and have nearly wiped out a $16.6 million debt.(Dec. 13, 2007)

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Mitt Romney

VIDEO | The former Massachusetts Governor speaks with Chris Cillizza about his plans to win the Iowa Caucus. (Dec. 3, 2007)

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Ed Gillespie

VIDEO | The Post's Peter Baker talks with White House Counselor Ed Gillespie about the president's remaining agenda and what he sees as a renewed momentum for the administration. (Nov. 29, 2007)

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Nancy Pelosi

VIDEO | David Broder and Chris Cillizza speak with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about the progress of the Iraq war, and recent criticism of the Iraqi government." (Nov. 15, 2007)

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Mary Matalin

VIDEO | Mary Matalin, former adviser to Vice President Cheney, talks to Eric Pianin of washingtonpost.com about Thompson's presidential prospects and the role of Thompson's wife Jeri in the campaign. (October 17, 2007)

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Rick Atkinson

VIDEO | Chris Cillizza and Dan Balz speak with colleague Rick Atkinson about his new book, "The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily And Italy, 1943-1944." (October 17, 2007)

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Ron Paul

VIDEO | The Post's Michael D. Shear speaks with Paul about how he raised $5 million in the third quarter, and whether he'll seek a third party bid for the presidency. (October 11, 2007)

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Chuck Schumer

VIDEO | Chris Cillizza speaks with Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) about the Senate's Iraq debate, and how a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign could affect 2008 Senate races. (Oct. 4, 2007)

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James Webb

VIDEO | The Post's Jonathan Weisman and Shailagh Murray speak with Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) about his recent efforts designed to change Iraq war strategy. (Sept. 26, 2007)

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Ellen Tauscher

VIDEO | Ellen Tauscher (D-Calif.) speaks about the Congressional debate on the Iraq war. (Sept. 5, 2007)

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Mike Huckabee

VIDEO | Washingtonpost.com's Chris Cillizza and The Post's Dan Balz speak with former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.) aboard his campaign bus about his chances at the Iowa GOP straw poll. (Aug. 9, 2007)

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John Edwards

VIDEO | Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards describes what steps he would take if a withdrawal of U.S. combat forces in Iraq resulted in an escalation of sectarian violence or even genocide. (July 18, 2007)

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Jim Clyburn

VIDEO | Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) spoke with washingtonpost.com's Chris Cillizza and The Post's Dan Balz about the 2008 presidential race, the Congressional debate on Iraq, and Congressional approval. (July 10, 2007)

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Richard Durbin

VIDEO | He is running an "historic" campaign and has "done things that no one's ever expected." (July 10, 2007)

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William Bratton

VIDEO | LAPD Chief William J. Bratton discusses Rudy Giuliani, Hillary Clinton, and immigration reform. (June 19, 2007)

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Bob Shrum

VIDEO | Veteran Democratic consultant Bob Shrum discusses the 2008 Democratic Presidential hopefuls, responds to criticism from John and Elizabeth Edwards, and talks about past campaigns of Al Gore and John Edwards. (June 18, 2007)

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Dan Bartlett

VIDEO | Former White House Aide Dan Bartlett acknowledges growing impatience with Bush's Iraq policies and says that the administration and Iraqi government must demonstrate progress by September. (May 22, 2007)

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Mitch McConnell

VIDEO | Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks about Congress and the state of the war in Iraq. (May 9, 2007)

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Ben Bradlee and Len Downie

VIDEO | The Post's vice president-at-large Ben Bradlee and executive editor Len Downie discuss the presidential race.(May 1, 2007)

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Bill Richardson

VIDEO | Gov. Bill Richardson, after the Democratic preseidential debate at South Carolina State University. Richardson explains his views in Iraq, Iran, and being an Hispanic leader. (April 30, 2007)

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Sam Waterston

VIDEO | Chris Cillizza interviewing actor Sam Waterston and former Gov. Angus King (I-Maine), leader of Unity08. (April 25, 2007)

More: Story | Search for a Unity '08 Candidate | PostTalk Interview |

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