Iowa Republicans voted Tuesday to move the date of their presidential caucuses, traditionally the critical first vote of the nomination process, to Jan. 3.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
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.
House Democrats proposed a plan Thursday that would pull U.S. troops from Iraq by August 2008, though the White House has threatened a veto. Two Democratic representatives detail the legislation and discuss its prospects for success.
From January to June 2004, states across the nation will hold their first round of elections, either a primary or a caucus to nominate delegates who will represent their candidate at the national party convention.
By PBS NewsHour
The Iowa Caucus gained in political notoriety following the 1976 Democratic race, when a little-known former governor from Georgia, Jimmy Carter, earned his first victory toward the presidency.
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