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Wed, 06 Feb 2008 06:00:00 -0500Sen. John McCain is calling himself the front-runner in the Republican race for president. McCain benefited from Rudy Giuliani's departure and subsequent endorsement. There is still no clear front-runner on the Democratic side.
Mon, 04 Feb 2008 06:00:00 -0500About 60 percent of the country's eligible voters will have the chance to participate Tuesday in a primary, caucus or convention. Will the results produce a clear front-runner from either party?
Mon, 28 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500While Sen. Barack Obama gets a big boost from South Carolina, Sen. Hillary Clinton stakes a claim in Florida, which at the moment offers Democrats no delegates. On the Republican side, however, Florida is very important indeed.
Wed, 16 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500Republican 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.
Tue, 15 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500The dispute between Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama about the role of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reveals differences in perceptions of voters.
Mon, 14 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500Two 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.
Wed, 09 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton's triumph in New Hampshire surprises even her advisers. But state organizers prove to be their own Democratic Party machine, wooing union workers, women and seniors. They say Clinton understands key issues.
Mon, 07 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500With 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.
Fri, 04 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500The political landscape has been remade ahead of the New Hampshire primaries next week. The win for Barack Obama redefines the Democratic contest, as he was backed by a variety of constituents. Mike Huckabee's boost comes from conservative voters and a strong turnout.
Wed, 02 Jan 2008 06:00:00 -0500Republican presidential hopefuls Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney are expected to get more than half the support when GOP caucuses meet in Iowa. Key to the outcome of the caucuses is how many Republicans will attend, and how many independents join them.
Mon, 24 Dec 2007 06:00:00 -0500After the briefest of breaks for Christmas, most presidential hopefuls will resume campaigning this week. Voting takes place earlier than ever. Iowa's caucuses are Jan. 3, and New Hampshire's primaries are Jan. 8. New polls show the races for both parties too close to call.
Sat, 22 Dec 2007 08:00:00 -0500The 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.
Wed, 19 Dec 2007 06:00:00 -0500While the presidential campaign of John McCain has revived, other GOP presidential contenders have seen their fortunes decline, especially Rudy Giuliani. He leads in most national polls measuring presidential preference among Republicans — but barely. Mike Huckabee is gaining.
Mon, 17 Dec 2007 06:00:00 -0500With 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.
Mon, 10 Dec 2007 06:00:00 -0500New polls have former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee gaining ground among Republican presidential candidates; on the Democratic side, TV host Oprah Winfrey spent the weekend stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. NPR News Analyst Cokie Roberts analyzes the presidential races.