Sen. Joe Biden stepped to the spotlight Wednesday delivering his address to the Democratic convention as the newly named running mate. Ruth Ann Minner, the governor of his home state, Delaware, and David Wilhelm, a former party chairman, assess Biden's…
Democrats capped the first night of their 2008 party convention with a speech by Sen. Barack Obama's wife Michelle. Guests analyze how the night went for the party and for the Obamas.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
After weeks of speculation and pundit predictions, Sen. Barack Obama revealed that he had selected fellow Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware as his vice presidential running mate with an early Saturday morning text message and e-mail to supporters.
After months of voting, the history-making nominating battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama is reaching its long-awaited conclusion. A panel of political reporters, analysts and historians looks back on the race and what it may mean for the general…
Neither Sen. Hillary Clinton nor Sen. Barack Obama held public appearances Tuesday, the last day of primaries, shifting the electoral focus to uncommitted super delegates on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Hillary Clinton addressed supporters in New York City after the long-running Democratic primary drew to a close and her rival, Sen. Barack Obama, claimed the party's nomination. Following is a transcript of her remarks.
Sen. Barack Obama claimed the Democratic nomination Tuesday night in St. Paul, Minn., after earning the support of more than 2,118 delegates in a hard-fought race against Sen. Hillary Clinton. Following is a transcript of his remarks.
For Democrats, the 2008 primary season has been the longest in recent memory, with no shortage of upsets, talk of momentum, and states defying parties to hold primaries earlier than ever. Three historians discuss the significance of 2008's lengthy primaries.
Barack Obama easily won the North Carolina primary Tuesday, while Hillary Clinton narrowly won in Indiana -- leading to fresh speculation as to whether the nominating battle may be nearing an end. Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh the road…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Both Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton sought to make the most out of their respective primary wins Tuesday, elbowing one another in their effort to claim momentum in the ongoing fight for the Democratic presidential nomination.
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