January 16, 2008 Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney wins the Michigan primary by a wide margin over John McCain. Mike Huckabee places third. Romney put a lot of money into last-minute ads in Michigan, persuading independent voters. The GOP candidates head to South Carolina next.
January 14, 2008 Two new national polls show the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations are still in flux. GOP candidate John McCain pulls ahead, while on the Democratic side Hillary Clinton is well ahead of Barack Obama. Michigan's primary is Jan. 15.
January 7, 2008 With the New Hampshire primary a day away, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is edging out Hillary Clinton. His surprising victory deals a blow to the other leading candidates but they pledge to press onward. Clinton has the money to keep going.
December 22, 2007 The Democratic-led Congress ends with troops still in Iraq. With slight improvements in the war and the economy worsening the public's attention shifted. The CIA promises to cooperate with investigators probing destroyed tapes. The presidential race becomes more of a dead heat.
December 17, 2007 With Iowa's caucuses and New Hampshire's primaries less than three weeks away, it is still too tough to call who will emerge as nominee for each party. John McCain could benefit from the Mike Huckabee-Mitt Romney fight. John Edwards may benefit from Hillary Clinton-Barack Obama fight.