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.
Politicians on both sides of the aisle reacted to a series of close Supreme Court decisions, while a controversial immigration bill died in the Senate. Political analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss these developments.
Democratic presidential hopefuls discussed a number of issues facing minority voters in the United States at a debate held Thursday at Howard University. The NewsHour presents some highlights.
Presidential candidates are strengthening their campaign Web sites to increase outreach to voters. The NewsHour reports on how former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and other presidential hopefuls are using the Internet.
In the next round of debates for the 2008 Democratic presidential hopefuls, candidates outlined their opinions on Iraq and the war on terror, as well as health care and the crisis in Darfur. A political reporter discusses the debate.
President Bush proposed a plan to reduce global carbon emissions, while the debate over a new immigration bill continued around the country. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks assess these developments and the week's other political events.
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., revealed his plan to revamp the country's health care system Tuesday, becoming the latest presidential candidate to propose changes. A health policy professor and the NewsHour's health correspondent Susan Dentzer outline the issues.
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York announced her strategy to cut health care costs, but her campaign also has had to react to reports that she considered skipping the Iowa caucuses and is bracing for two books…
Eight Democrats vying for the 2008 presidential nomination united in criticizing the Iraq war during a debate Thursday. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks evaluate the candidates' performances.
As the standoff between Democrats and President Bush continues over funding for the Iraq war, front-runners for the Democratic presidential nomination approach the war from different angles. Two journalists discuss the politics of the war.
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