john mccain

  • March 5, 2008  

    Despite campaign turmoil and unlikely odds last fall, John McCain finished his remarkable comeback Tuesday, winning the last few delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination. Columnists David Brooks and Ruth Marcus discuss McCain’s dramatic campaign path. Continue reading

  • March 5, 2008  

    Last fall, Sen. John McCain’s presidential bid was looking all but dead, with a shrinking, infighting staff and almost no money. On Tuesday, he picked up enough delegates to complete his remarkable comeback and win the GOP nomination. Continue reading

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    Just six months after the sun appeared to have set on his presidential aspirations for the second time, Sen. John McCain sealed up the Republican nomination Tuesday night by sweeping contests in Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island and Vermont. Continue reading

  • February 29, 2008  

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign has staked her future in this race on the results of Texas’s and Ohio’s March 4 primaries. As rival Barack Obama has risen to match her in the polls in both states, both sides have intensified their efforts. Kwame Holman reports on the state of the Democratic campaign trail. Continue reading

  • February 28, 2008  

    Sens. Barack Obama, D-Ill., Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and John McCain, R-Ariz., made appeals Thursday to Texas and Ohio voters before their March 4 primary contests. Talk on the stump focused on health care, economy and Iraq war policy. Kwame Holman recaps the day’s campaigning. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2008  

    Sen. Hillary Clinton told the NewsHour Wednesday that she remains optimistic about her chances in next week’s Texas and Ohio primaries as she battles Sen. Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination. Clinton details her campaign outlook and the prospects for a general election race against presumptive GOP nominee John McCain. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2008  

    Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama traded barbs over campaign tactics and NAFTA — an issue central to many Ohio voters — in Tuesday night’s debate. On Wednesday, Sen. John McCain highlighted the policy differences between himself and his Democratic rivals. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2008  

    The tight race between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama has both candidates vying for votes in the delegate-rich states of Texas and Ohio on March 4, while GOP front-runner Sen. John McCain will try to expand his lead. Texas political journalists discuss what may sway voters in their state. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2008  

    Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., picked up the endorsement of Conn. Sen. Chris Dodd Tuesday, ahead of an Ohio debate with Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. Presumptive GOP nominee Sen. John McCain, meanwhile, targeted his Democratic rivals on the campaign trail. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2008  

    A New York Times article published last week suggesting that Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., had an improper relationship with a Washington lobbyist sparked debate over the media’s role in covering presidential politics and prompted a response by the Times’ ombudsman. Experts weigh the relationship between media and politics. Continue reading