With the Federal Election Commission's release of second quarter funding reports came questions about what the candidates actually do with the money this early in the race. A professor and a journalist dissect the expenditures of the 2008 presidential campaign.
The presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has suffered some setbacks over the last few weeks with a low second-quarter fund-raising performance and the resignation of two top strategists. Two political reporters assess the state of the campaign.
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.
States are looking to move up their primaries and caucuses in the 2008 presidential race in order to attract the candidates and have them address regional issues. Political analysts discuss the push to be at the front of the line.
By PBS NewsHour
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson kicked off his bid for the Republican presidential nomination at campaign events in Wisconsin and Iowa Wednesday.
The presidential primary races show diverse candidates polling high. The NewsHour reports on the issues of race and gender in the 2008 presidential election.
Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry won the Iowa Democratic caucuses Monday, surging from behind in the final days of the campaign to defeat his rivals in what pre-election polls had indicated would be a close four-way race.
The race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Iowa could be a very close four-way contest according to recent polls.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
With one week left before the Iowa caucus kicks off the official run for the presidency, all eight GOP and Democratic hopefuls are crisscrossing Iowa hoping to do well in the unpredictable race.
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