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The field of Democrats vying to replace President Bush shrank by one last night, when Sen. Bob Graham (D-Fla.) announced he would withdraw his candidacy. Margaret Warner discusses this decision and its impact on the election with Adam Nagourney, the…

Californians vote today in a unique election that asks whether they want to recall their recently reelected governor, Gray Davis, and if so, who should replace him. Spencer Michels covers the latest developments.

The California gubernatorial recall election enters its final days with incumbent Gov. Gray Davis trailing Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger in recent polls. Terence Smith follows up in a conversation with columnists Debra Saunders of the San Francisco Chronicle and Robert Scheer…

A federal judge Thursday barred the U.S. government from seeking the death penalty in its case against Zacarias Moussaoui, the only suspect facing charges directly related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that killed more than 3,000 people.