May 31, 2008 Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving tells Scott Simon about what's ahead Saturday as the Democratic Party's Rules and Bylaws Committee meets to discuss the fate of the Michigan and Florida delegates.
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May 28, 2008 Everybody loves playing "Pick the VP" except the people who actually have to pick one. Doing it in real life often turns out to be painful and thankless.
May 26, 2008 Uncounted delegates from Michigan and Florida are again in question as Democrats on the party's Rules and Bylaws Committee meet to decide their fate this weekend. The meeting could tip the contest either way.
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May 20, 2008 While the war between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton has dragged on, John McCain has stood alone on the Republican side of the field. He has had an unparalleled opportunity to define his candidacy, assemble a fall campaign team, shore up his sup...
May 13, 2008 Sen. Hillary Clinton's victory speech in West Virginia makes it clear she's still in the race, but includes conciliatory language aimed at Sen. Barack Obama. The outcome may also show that Obama has work to do to win over white voters.
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May 13, 2008 Sen. Hillary Clinton's projected win in West Virginia is attributed to strength among white, working class voters. Does Sen. Barack Obama still have some work to do to win over white voters?
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May 9, 2008 By now, no one needs more rehashing of the numbers, but here's the short version: Barack Obama has a virtual lock on the delegates he needs to be the 2008 Democratic nominee for president.
May 7, 2008 On a night when Hillary Clinton's comeback campaign seemed poised for another triumph, it was Barack Obama's campaign that surprised instead. He defied polls and expectations in both the North Carolina and Indiana primaries.
May 2, 2008 Earlier in this primary season, Hillary Clinton warned Democrats that if Barack Obama won the Democratic presidential nod, he would wilt under attacks from the GOP in the fall.
April 29, 2008 It is good to be John McCain these days. Fortune beams upon him the way it sometimes did on heroes of Greek myth.
April 23, 2008 Winning the Pennsylvania primary by a double digit margin has given the Clinton campaign at least two more weeks' lease on life. The New York Senator can now connect her win to her victories in the Ohio and Texas primaries to justify continuing her bid.
April 23, 2008 Exit pollsters this week asked Pennsylvania primary voters at what point they had decided between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. About 1 in 4 said they had done so in the last week before the vote, and among these, 58 percent said they had deci...
April 19, 2008 After nearly six weeks without a primary or a caucus, practically everyone following the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination is at wit's end.
April 17, 2008 In the 21st Democratic debate, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama traded barbs about "bittergate," Rev. Jeremiah Wright and a certain Bosnia tarmac. Neither candidate would say if they share the ticket with the other. The debate falls just before the April 22 Pennsylvania primary.
April 11, 2008 It was the 10th of April in his final year in office, and President Bush sent several ultimatums to Congress before flying to Texas for a three-day weekend.
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