Presidential Primairy

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Robert F. Kennedy Announces His Senate Candidacy, 1964

Monday, November 05, 2012


Nine months after his brother's death, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy enters the New York Senate race, appearing before the media to announce that "I have decided to make myself available for the nomination."

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The Takeaway

Ahead of Debate, Arizona Voters Confess Concerns

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

For the first time in nearly a month, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich will share a stage in Arizona, at a Republican presidential debate hosted at the Mesa Center of the Arts on Wednesday. The latest poll numbers from CNN have Romney in the lead with the support of 36 percent, and Santorum coming in at a close second with 32 percent of likely voters. While Romney's lead is far from decisive, many Arizona voters have yet to make up their minds.

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The Washington Report

Iran, Egypt, and the GOP Race for President

Monday, December 05, 2011

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about Iran, Egypt, and the GOP race for president.

The Takeaway

As Cain Suspends Campaign, Newt Moves Forward

Monday, December 05, 2011

Over the weekend a new poll conducted by The Des Moines Register found Newt Gingrich in the lead, with the support of 25 percent of likely Republican caucus-goers. The poll was conducted before Herman Cain suspended his candidacy on Saturday, and it gave stark evidence of the former Godfather CEO's fall from favor: Cain was tied with Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann for last place. With Cain’s campaign on hold, and the Iowa Caucus just a month away, Republican presidential candidates are competing for the backing of his former supporters.  

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The Takeaway

What Was It Like to Work for Herman Cain?

Monday, October 17, 2011

When Herman Cain announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, many analysts didn't anticipate his campaign would gain the momentum. The former CEO of Godfather's Pizza has come a long way from August, when he had the support of just 5 percent of Republican primary voters. Today, Cain enjoys the support of 27 percent of Republicans, and discussion of his "999" tax plan dominated the last GOP debate.

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Registration Deadline for NY Presidential Primary Approaches

Monday, October 10, 2011

If you intend to vote in next year's presidential primary and are not affiliated with a political party or want to change your affiliation, you must register by Friday.