George W. Bush, GOP, 50 percent
John Kerry, Dem, 49 percent
George W. Bush, GOP, 48 percent
Al Gore, Dem, 49 percent
Bob Dole, GOP, 40 percent
Clinton, Dem, 50 percent
Chet Culver, Democrat
Senate (D-30, R-20)
||January 4, 2008
Democratic Field Hits the Ground Running in Tight
After a pitched battle in the Iowa caucuses on Thursday,
the Democratic campaigns are in full swing in New
Hampshire for the rapidly approaching Tuesday primary.
Gwen Ifill provides a recap from the Granite State
and Mark Shields and David Brooks offer analysis.
Reflects on Iowa Win, Assesses Challenges Ahead in
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee rode a wave
of conservative support to a win in the Iowa caucuses,
trumping rival former Gov. Mitt Romney. Huckabee talks
to the NewsHour about his campaign and then Mark Shields
and David Brooks offer analysis of the primaries.
Tests Candidates' Organizing Skills, Not Electability
When caucus-goers visit one of Iowa's 1,784 precincts
on Thursday, they will once again begin the country's
time-tested, and at times arcane, process of picking
their party's candidate for the White House.
Does the Iowa Caucus Work?
Caucuses demand not only the attention of the nation;
attendees need to be cognizant of caucus procedure.
For Republicans it's relatively easy: They show up
and vote their preference. For Democrats, though,
the mechanics of selecting a nominee are not for the
mathematically challenged. For an explanation, the
head chef of Iowa Public Television's Political Kitchen,
Bob Singer, utilizes commodities to illustrate tricky
-- Iowa Public Television