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  • Senator Chuck Schumer: "Don't Count Out The Clintons" Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 12:38 PM ET
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    Few Democrats are as close to all side in the 2008 presidential primary race as Sen. Chuck Schumer. His home-state colleague, Hillary Clinton, is on one side. His colleague from Illinois, Barack Obama, is on the other.

  • Obama Breaking Voting Patterns, McCain Has Weak Showing Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 1:32 PM ET
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    I blogged on Monday about the pattern of support that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have attracted in Democratic nomination contests up to now. The key to breaking the deadlock of their close race is breaking that pattern. Has that now happened?

  • Intrade and Political Futures: Bad Bets? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 8:36 AM ET
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    Intrade has done an excellent job of predicting election results over the last few years.  But now a little backlash has begun.

  • Obama, McCain Win 'Potomac Primary' States Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 5:26 PM ET
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    Sen. Barack Obama easily won Democratic primaries Virginia and Maryland on Tuesday and reached out for another in the District of Columbia in a determined drive to erase Hillary Rodham Clinton's delegate lead in the party's presidential race.

  • Democrats' Hope: Keeping Zeal For General Election Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 1:49 PM ET
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    The hardest thing to come by in politics is genuine enthusiasm. Campaigns can buy ads, and direct mail pieces, and robo-calling phone banks. They can't buy zeal. Democrats have it right now. You could see it in last week's Super Tuesday primary results, when even in conservative "red" states more people turned out to vote in Democratic primaries than in Republican ones.

  • Chesapeake Tuesday Political Futures Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 11:34 AM ET
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    The Intrade market (www.intrade.com) is predicting that McCain and Obama will sweep today's Potomac primaries.  See how the candidates stack up going into today's election...

  • Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama

    Barack Obama scored impressive weekend victories over Hillary Clinton in several Democratic presidential nomination contests. He’s well positioned for this week’s voting in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

  • Obama Wins Maine, Giving Him 4 Victories in Weekend Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 11:32 AM ET
    Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., answers a question during the first Democratic presidential primary debate of the 2008 election hosted by South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, S.C., Thursday, April 26, 2007. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Senator Barack Obama defeated Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Maine caucuses on Sunday, giving him his fourth victory this weekend as he headed into three more state contests on Tuesday.

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    In their stump speeches and debates, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama often talk about pushing back against the Washington influence of the powerful pharmaceutical lobby and keeping drug company profits in check.

  • Wall Street Still Undecided On Presidential Candidates Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 12:16 PM ET
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    Wall Street sized up its options  in a U.S. presidential campaign likely to pit a Republican with a history of breaking party ranks against one of two Democrats seeking change.

  • Super Tuesday: Day After Shows Dems Are Ones To Watch Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 9:00 AM ET
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    So let's take a look at where the Democratic primary road is heading. Barack Obama's team likes the map over the next three weeks. This Saturday there are caucuses in Louisiana, where the large African American vote should favor Obama. And Nebraska and the state of Washington both hold caucuses--a venue that favors Obama's grass roots organization.

  • Clinton, Obama Split; McCain Takes Solid Lead Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 6:46 AM ET
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    The race for the Democratic presidential nomination remains tight after" Super Tuesday," while Sen. John McCain posts decisive results in the Republican race.

  • The Best Candidate For Your Money Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 7:09 PM ET
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    All the presidential candidates are running on a platform of bringing change to Washington. But what kind of change will each bring to your wallet?

  • Silicon Valley & The Election: Big $$$ Endorsements Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 11:34 AM ET
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    Maybe it's because the industry is maturing; maybe it's because the executives themselves are maturing; but make no mistake: Silicon Valley is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to the presidential campaign...

  • Candidates Make Last Push Before Tuesday's Vote Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 10:12 AM ET
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    As the presidential candidates made their last-minute push before Super Tuesday’s contests in more than 20 states, Senators John McCain, Hillary Rodham Clinton  and Barack Obama focused their efforts on the delegate-rich Northeast on Monday, while Mitt Romney set off on a coast-to-coast swing that is to end with an evening appearance in California.

  • Super Tuesday Political Futures Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 5:34 PM ET
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    The Intrade market (www.intrade.com) is predicting that McCain is starting to pull away in the GOP race while Clinton and Obama are still neck-and-neck.  See how the candidates stack up going into Super Tuesday...

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    The good news for the 2008 presidential candidates is that their torturous march across the Super Tuesday battlefield ends tomorrow night. The bad news: A new march begins the next morning. For Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, it will be longer perhaps excruciatingly so.

  • McCain Looks Confident; Tighter Democratic Race Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 1:04 PM ET
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  • Here is my interview with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa who's a supporter of Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. It's now down to Clinton and Barack Obama. Both are in a debate tonight in Los Angeles.

  • GOP Debate: Key Moment To Watch For (Dems Too) Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 5:16 PM ET
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    Here's what to watch in tonight's GOP presidential debate at the Reagan library in California: Does Mike Huckabee work to undercut the economic arguments Mitt Romney will make against John McCain?