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2008-11-04 09:10:00

The first Election Day ballots of the 2009 U.S. presidential election have been cast with Democratic nominee Barack Obama the beneficiary, officials said. In Dixville Notch, N.H., the vote was 15-6 in favor of the Illinois senator over Republican John McCain, the senator from Arizona, the New Hampshire Union Leader reported Tuesday. In Hart's Location, another early-voting New Hampshire burg, Obama got 17 votes to 10 for McCain and two write-in votes for U.S. Ron Paul, R-Texas. The last...

2008-06-27 09:00:50

Remember Bill Richardson? He sure had a good sense of humor. So did John McCain, at least back when he was the underdog. Mike Huckabee was all about making voters chuckle, even those who would never even consider voting for him. Some candidates - Mike Gravel and Ron Paul spring to mind - got laughs even when they weren't trying. But Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton? Successful at the polls, perhaps, but no one would have mistaken these two policy wonks for the jokesters of the New Hampshire...

2006-08-19 15:44:40

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats juggled their traditional presidential nominating calendar on Saturday in a bid to energize Hispanic and black voters essential to the party's chances for recapturing the White House in 2008. The Democratic National Committee inserted Nevada party caucuses five days after the Iowa caucuses and three days before the New Hampshire primary, the long-time kickoff events in the presidential campaign season. The party also scheduled South...

2006-04-20 17:32:05

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Ten states asked the Democratic National Committee on Thursday to let them hold early presidential nominating contests in 2008, promising to bring more racial and geographic diversity to the process of choosing a candidate. They made their case to a DNC panel that will choose at least two states to join the traditional presidential kingmakers, Iowa and New Hampshire, in holding early nominating contests in the next...


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