U.S. Presidential Election 2008
News Archive February 2008

February 27, 2008
Clinton, Obama clash over campaign tactics
Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama sparred with each other over negative campaigning, health care and free trade Tuesday, a week before primaries in Texas and Ohio could either effectively seal the nomination for Obama or throw the contest wide open again with a strong Clinton performance. Read more

February 20, 2008
Barack Obama wins Wisconsin primary
Wisconsin dealt Hillary Clinton her ninth straight loss Tuesday, pounding her campaign deeper into a hole as Barack Obama peeled off working-class and female voters who have been among her most reliable supporters. Read more

February 15, 2008
Clinton takes New Mexico
Hillary Clinton finally has been credited with winning the popular vote in New Mexico's Democratic caucus, nine days after Super Tuesday voting ended. The announcement came after a marathon hand count of 17,000 provisional ballots. Read more

February 5, 2008
Mitt Romney Captures Maine GOP Caucus
Mitt Romney captured the Maine Republican caucus vote on Sunday in a contest that received little in the way of media coverage in advance of the Super Tuesday primary voting. Despite the lack of attention, Maine Republicans provided Romney with a lion's share of the vote and another 18 delegates. Read more