January 31, 2008 For years to come, students of politics and the media will study Rudy Giuliani's bid for the White House and marvel at its curious trajectory.
January 29, 2008 In his final State of the Union address, the president hailed the policy shift in Iraq which he said had brought success there, and he cautioned against a quick withdrawal of U.S. troops. He also urged Congress to extend his tax cuts.
January 28, 2008 Hillary Clinton knew one thing for certain when her presidential campaign began: She wanted to run on her own assets and abilities, not as Bill Clinton's wife. That was the best way to win, the best way to govern if elected.
January 26, 2008 Sen. Barack Obama's victory in the South Carolina presidential primary may give him vital momentum as the Democratic candidate and his rivals head into Super Tuesday on Feb. 5, when more than 1,600 convention delegates will be up for grabs.
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January 26, 2008 Presidential candidates have much to win, and lose, in South Carolina's Democratic primary today. Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards are all hoping to win delegates. Meanwhile, the Republicans are focused on Florida, the first state in which all the main candidates have campaigned.
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January 22, 2008 This is a presidential campaign season full of things we've never seen before, and now we can add the sight of an African American candidate caught in a crossfire because he has become a frontrunner.
January 21, 2008 On Saturday, Sen. John McCain won South Carolina's Republican primary, and Sen. Hillary Clinton and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucuses. NPR's senior Washington editor Ron Elving offers analysis on the weekend's presidential contests and the upcoming showdowns in S.C. and Fla.
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January 19, 2008 NPR's senior Washington editor Ron Elving offers analysis of Saturday's presidential contests — the GOP primary in South Carolina and the Democratic and Republican caucuses in Nevada.
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January 19, 2008 Scott Simon discusses the significance of the Nevada caucuses and the Republican primary in South Carolina with Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving.
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January 15, 2008 It now appears that the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have decided to climb down from the heights of moral outrage to which both rose after their remarks were interpreted as racially motivated.
January 9, 2008 A year ago, a crystal ball gazer might have announced that Hillary Clinton and John McCain would win the 2008 New Hampshire primary. At the time, of course, that prediction would have been greeted with yawns.
January 7, 2008 This week, no one is asking whether Iowa matters. It's clear the small state at the center of the country has had as much influence on the opening of the 2008 presidential race as ever perhaps more than ever.
January 2, 2008 The presidential campaign begins too soon for many Americans. This year, it's starting earlier than ever. Once again, Iowa is the first state to weigh in, and that tradition has become a controversy in itself. Lavish attention is paid to the state by candidates and media alike, but will Iowa matter?
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December 31, 2007 In the summer of 1914, a Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Prinzep went to the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo to view the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria and his bride, the Duchess of Hohenberg. Prinzep, a 20-year-old student, brought along a homemade ...
December 17, 2007 So now we all know why John McCain didn't get discouraged when his presidential campaign came crashing down around him last summer.
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