Political analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss a trip to Syria for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and the release of presidential campaign fund-raising numbers.
Democratic presidential contender Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., announced he raised $25 million in the first quarter of the campaign, while former Gov. Mitt Romney out-raised his Republican rivals for the nomination. A political reporter puts the numbers in perspective.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
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.
Sens. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., appeared in Selma, Ala., on Sunday to commemorate the 1965 march for civil rights. A New York Times reporter discusses the event, the first time the candidates have appeared together in the…
Several past chairmen of the Federal Election Commission, among others, have said that this will be the first billion-dollar election. NewsHour discusses the money chase.
The presidential primary races show diverse candidates polling high. The NewsHour reports on the issues of race and gender in the 2008 presidential election.
Former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright called for talks with Iraq's neighbors and increased autonomy for clashing Iraqi groups, testifying before a Senate panel Wednesday. The NewsHour reports on the hearings.
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…
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., a strong potential candidate for the 2008 Democratic Presidential nomination, drew large crowds in New Hampshire this weekend. Analysts discuss the reaction to his trip and the seemingly wide-spread support for his candidacy.
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