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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.
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.
The Senate questioned Army officials Tuesday about the conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other troop treatment centers around the country. NewsHour reports on the hearings.
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.
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…
Several presidential hopefuls, including New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, have used the Internet to announce their candidacy. A political media expert analyzes the impact that the Internet will have on campaigns for the 2008 presidency.
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…
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