The wide field of Republican presidential candidates sparred on the issues in a debate Wednesday, the last such meeting in Iowa before the state's Jan. 3 caucus. Kwame Holman reports on the highlights of the debate.
Over the weekend, Oprah Winfrey threw her support behind Democratic candidate Barack Obama, while the GOP's Mike Huckabee has been enjoying a steady rise in the polls. Campaign reporters look at the latest developments in the presidential primary campaigns.
With just one month to go before Iowa's presidential caucus, candidates are beefing up campaign efforts in the Hawkeye State while see-sawing polls show that some Iowans may still be wavering on their picks. Political reporters look at the polls…
Republican candidates clashed over immigration issues in a heated debate this week, a U.S.-backed Mideast peace summit was held in Annapolis, Md., and Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., announced he would step down from a 35-year career in Congress by the…
Republican presidential candidates went toe-to-toe with one another in Wednesday night's CNN-YouTube debate with field front-runners Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani trading sharp words on immigration policy. Kwame Holman looks at the Florida debate's highlights.
With Iowa's Jan. 3 presidential caucus quickly approaching, new opinion polls show a tightening Democratic race and quickly changing Republican field. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks assess the latest news from the 2008 campaign trail and other news stories…
With new polls showing a tightening race in Iowa and New Hampshire confirming a Jan. 8 primary date, the 2008 presidential election is gaining new traction. Judy Woodruff discusses the latest news from the campaigns with Washington Post political reporter…
GOP candidates vying for their party's nomination met Sunday for a debate in Florida, where they promoted their conservative credentials and took aim at the record of Democratic hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton. Political reporters assess the Republicans' performance.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Iowa straw poll Saturday, although other top contenders for the GOP nomination did not compete. A Washington Post political reporter assesses Romney's victory.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney scored a largely symbolic, yet critical victory in Saturday's Iowa GOP straw poll, beating a field of lesser known candidates in the first test of the governor's organizational ability.
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