By PBS NewsHour
With three days left before South Carolina's Democratic primary, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama is focusing on a big win in the Palmetto State, while New York Sen. Hillary Clinton is making the rounds to Super Tuesday hot spots.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Sen. John McCain scored a critical victory in the South Carolina GOP primary Saturday, edging out former Gov. Mike Huckabee and exorcizing the ghost of the 2000 campaign when the Palmetto State dealt the Arizona Republican's campaign a mortal blow.
New Hampshire's primary voters rejected the winners of earlier states' contests on Tuesday, breathing life into two presidential campaigns that had been showing recent signs of faltering.
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.
Officials from the Republican Party announced Thursday that the states of New Hampshire, Florida, South Carolina, Michigan and Wyoming will lose half of their delegates at the Republican National Convention next year for scheduling early primaries.
South Carolina officially moved up its primary presidential election to Jan. 19 on Thursday. New Hampshire and Iowa may soon move their primaries even earlier to preserve their first-in-the-nation status. Political analysts discuss how these changes may affect the election.
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.
The first of five televised debates between South Carolina Senate candidates Republican Jim DeMint and Democrat Inez Tenenbaum was an acrimonious affair that continued to focus on more local, less national, issues.
The race between South Carolina Senate candidates continues to heat up as Democratic nominee Inez Tenenbaum launched a new wave of attacks against Republican candidate Rep. Jim DeMint over his plan for a national sales tax.
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