July 16, 2008 Hispanic voters could make the difference in a number of crucial swing states in November's presidential election. During the Democratic primaries, Latinos picked Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama by a margin of nearly 2-to-1. Part of the Obama campaign's strategy is encouraging Latinos to register to vote.
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July 3, 2008 In 1967 a flat tire led dancer and artist Marta Becket to Death Valley, an opera house — and her life's work. Today, she no longer dances, but she continues to attract an audience.
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June 7, 2008 Hillary Clinton ends her historic quest to become the first female president today. In a speech in Washington, the New York senator tells her supporters to unite behind former rival Barack Obama.
June 5, 2008 Hillary Clinton's failure to concede the Democratic race to Barack Obama on Tuesday night has caused consternation among Democrats. If she wants a future in the party, insiders say she needs to give a true concession and work her heart out for Obama.
May 29, 2008 Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has struggled to win over Hispanic voters who know and like his opponent Hillary Clinton. Now, as Obama looks forward to Sunday's Puerto Rico primary, and possibly the general election, his campaign is redoubling its efforts to connect with the Hispanic community.
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May 23, 2008 As Hillary Clinton presses on with her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, bitterness is setting in with some of her supporters, who feel that sexism is to blame for her struggles. "We're here to say we're not asleep," one supporter said. "We hear this; we don't like it. And by the way — she's not losing."
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May 21, 2008 There were no surprises in Tuesday's primary results. Sen. Hillary Clinton won big in Kentucky. Sen. Barack Obama did likewise in Oregon. Obama also claimed a majority of pledged delegates Tuesday — a campaign milestone.
May 13, 2008 New York Sen. Hillary Clinton won a landslide victory in West Virginia's Democratic primary Tuesday, defeating Illinois Sen. Barack Obama by a margin of more than 2 to 1. Still, Obama's loss is unlikely to change the trajectory of the race.
May 11, 2008 Oregon is the only state that votes entirely by mail, which means Election Day lasts about two and a half weeks. Votes must be in for the Democratic presidential primary by May 20.
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May 10, 2008 The Democratic presidential candidates are in Oregon on Saturday, ahead of that state's primary on May 20.
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May 7, 2008 Sen. Barack Obama took a decisive victory in North Carolina's Democratic primary Tuesday. In Indiana, Sen. Hillary Clinton won with a narrow lead. With a total of 187 delegates, the two states were the biggest prizes left in the nomination fight.
May 2, 2008 You may think you've already heard all there is to know about Democratic party superdelegates — the bigwigs who could end up playing a decisive role in the battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. But there's another group of 76 delegates — known as unpledged add-ons, and no one knows whether they'll support Clinton or Obama.
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April 23, 2008 Hillary Clinton took Pennsylvania's primary with a 10-percentage point margin of victory, but that won't change the delegate math much for her. Her victory ensures that the Democratic nomination with Barack Obama will continue.
April 18, 2008 As the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, Michelle Obama can be found on the campaign trail nearly four days a week. She is known as a down-to-earth speaker who is not afraid to break the political mold. But her plain speaking has also created controversy.
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April 17, 2008 Spring has brought a carpet of green to Southern California fields and hillsides burned by last fall's wildfires. But ecologists say the lush, new growth signals a threat of more big fires in the Golden State.
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