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The latest on the candidates . . .


New HRC Ads Follow Long Internal Struggle


Top Political Strategist No Stranger To Turmoil In A Campaign

New York Daily News

Highlights Her Compassionate Side

Des Moines Register

Takes A Healthy Approach in Iowa


Supporters Describe Clinton’s Softer Side

LA Times


Seeks the Issue to Win Iowa

Washington Post


Fall In Crucial States Makes Him Vulnerable

McClatchy Newspapers

Begins Retreat From New Hampshire

New York Sun

Reviving Campaign In NH, But He Still Trails



Says He’s Not Soft on Crime



Senses Momentum Is Starting to Help Him

New York Times

Launches Direct Mail Attack

Nashua Telegraph

Tries To Turn A Corner in N.H.

LA Times


Brings Education Ad to SC


I’ve Fought Harder Against Special Interests

Des Moines Register

Comes Up Short on Union Support



Course Set Long Ago

New York Times

Quietly excited about Romney

LA Times


Kicks Off Iowa Blitz, Collects King’s Endorsement

Des Moines Register

State of the Race

Candidates Got Around With a Little Help From Their Friends

Boston Globe

The Obama-Clinton Issue

New York Times

Yepsen: Don’t Rule Out Surges by Edwards, Thompson

Des Moines Register

Obama and Edwards Engage, Gently, on Special Interests

New York Times

Clinton ‘92 Vs. Obama ‘08


America’s Next Top Democrat


Poll: Electability Key Among Democrats


In N.H., the Swing Voter Is Vanishing

Washington Post

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