March 30, 2008 As the Democratic presidential battle grinds on, the role of superdelegates remains critical. Sen. Hillary Clinton needs more superdelegates on her side if she is to wrest the nomination from Sen. Barack Obama.
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March 27, 2008 An awful lot of people ran for president this year. Most have already been spanked and sent home.
March 13, 2008 This week, for the first time in five months, Senate floor business brought all the Senate's prodigal children home from the presidential campaign trail on a single day.
March 6, 2008 Hillary Clinton has called her primary victories this week "stunning," but their contribution to her delegate total continues to dwindle.
March 3, 2008 Long before the votes were counted — or even cast — in the primaries of March 4, Hillary Clinton and her campaign were building a case for her to stay in the race indefinitely.
March 3, 2008 Tuesday's presidential primaries in Texas and Ohio could seal the nomination for the Republican front-runner, Sen. John McCain. They could make or break Sen. Hillary Clinton's bid to take the Democratic nomination away from Sen. Barack Obama.
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February 17, 2008 The major remaining presidential candidates are courting voters in Wisconsin ahead of Tuesday's primary vote, despite bad winter weather. With Hawaii likely to go to Democrat Barack Obama and the majority of Washington's delegates already awarded, Wisconsin is considered to be the main prize.
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February 15, 2008 What are the Democrats going to do about Florida and Michigan? The answer to that question could determine the party's nominee for president in August, and it could affect the fate of that nominee in November.
February 12, 2008 Anyone can point to the big reasons for Barack Obama's surprising success in 2008. There's his personal appeal and the country's readiness for a new face and style in presidential politics. Surely his ability to raise nearly $150 million on the br...
February 7, 2008 Mitt Romney's decision to leave the presidential race this week handed the Republican crown to John McCain, the man whose dominating wins on Super Tuesday put him well past the halfway mark on the march to 1,191 delegates — the magic number neede...
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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