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Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., raised $32.5 million for his presidential campaign over the past three months, besting the other candidates. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., meanwhile, raised less than his first-quarter figure. Two campaign reporters examine the numbers.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said this week he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent, fueling speculation that he plans to run for president in 2008. A political reporter discusses the move.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
While the Iraq war continues to dominate the current political debate, Republican candidates are jockeying to position themselves as the true fiscal conservative in the race. The question is whether voters are satisfied with what they are hearing.
After the Democrats won control of Congress in November 2006, fueled largely by public discontent over the continued violence in Iraq, the Republican base of support for the war seemed to have lost some of its leverage.
Along a stretch of suburban homes and law offices in sprawling downtown Las Vegas, a core group of New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson's staff are looking to history for inspiration in their campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Campaigns continued to release fund-raising totals Monday when former Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney joined Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., as the only other candidate to announce first-quarter totals that topped the $20 million mark.
A Web site created a stir by publishing a story claiming Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., had plans to use a purported Islamist upbringing of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., against him in her presidential campaign. Experts discuss the struggle to separate…
Three more candidates - New York Sen. Hillary Clinton, Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback and former Gov. Bill Richardson - formally launched their presidential campaigns last weekend, adding their names to an expanding list of candidates vying for the presidency in…
A new political party called the Unity Party launched this week with the intention of creating a 2008 cross-party presidential and vice presidential ticket combining a Republican and Democrat.
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