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The Fix: February 18, 2007 - February 24, 2007

Wag the Blog: Your Thoughts on Public Financing

We received more than 60 responses to our question about whether the public financing system for presidential campaigns can or should be revived and how the presence or lack of a viable public financing system will affect future elections in...

By washingtonpost.com Editors  |  February 24, 2007; 7:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Eye on 2008  
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The Line: Money Chase Chases Vilsack From '08 Field

UPDATE, 2:55 pm ET: After making his withdrawal from the 2008 presidential race official earlier today, former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack told reporters in a conference call that he had come to the realization that he couldn't compete with the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 23, 2007; 3:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (142)
Categories:  Eye on 2008 , The Line  
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Vilsack Makes It Official

Confirming an earlier Fix report, former Gov. Tom Vilsack has formally withdrawn from the presidential race -- citing an inability to stay financially competitive as the sole reason for his decision. "We have everything to win the nomination and the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 23, 2007; 1:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Vilsack Expected to Drop Out of 2008 Race

Former Gov. Tom Vilsack (D-Iowa) is expected to drop out of the 2008 presidential race on Friday with an announcement set for later in the day, according to sources both in Washington and Iowa. Former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack is...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 23, 2007; 10:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cochran Signals He's Ready to Run for 6th Term

The Fix lamented recently Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) insistence that he planned to wait until the fall -- possibly as late as Dec. 1 -- to make a decision about whether or not to run for reelection next year. A...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 22, 2007; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Senate  
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Clinton Raises Cash for Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton will host an Washington, D.C. event for wife Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on March 20 at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel. The gathering is being billed as the kickoff of her campaign and fundraising effort inside...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 22, 2007; 2:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Eye on 2008  
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Wag The Blog: Funding Presidential Campaigns

The 2008 election will be historic for a number of reasons -- not the least of which is that it will almost certainly be the most expensive presidential race in history, with a price tag that some believe will top...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 22, 2007; 8:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (67)
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Dems Find It Hot Under the Klieg Lights

In one of the first public contretemps between the two Democratic presidential frontrunners, Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York is calling on Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois to break ties with David Geffen after the movie mogul made a string...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 21, 2007; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Parsing the Polls: Iraq and the GOP Frontrunners

National polling numbers that show a majority of the American public not only opposes the war in Iraq but also believes it was not worth fighting. Then why have the three leading candidates for the 2008 Republican nomination been largely...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 21, 2007; 7:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Parsing the Polls  
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Mitt's Media Blast

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's decision to begin his television advertising campaign in a series of early primary states today signals a new phase in the run for the Republican presidential nomination. To date, the Republican and Democratic candidates seeking...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 20, 2007; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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McCain Inks South Dakota's Giant Killer

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) is throwing his support behind Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) presidential bid, according to Paul Kane's Capitol Briefing blog. Thune's support is significant for McCain as the South Dakota senator is not only beloved within the social...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 20, 2007; 8:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Clinton Courts S.C.'s Top Democrat

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- After a stop for a late lunch at Chick-Fil-A -- without question one of the country's best fast food restaurants -- The Fix made his way east to Charleston for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's second public event...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 19, 2007; 8:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Romney Explains 1992 Vote for Tsongas

During an appearance Sunday on ABC's "This Week", former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) faced questions on the evolution of his beliefs on controversial issues like abortion and gay rights. But the most interesting question -- and response -- came...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 19, 2007; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Clinton Courts S.C.'s Black Voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Hundreds waited in line outside Allen University's Adams Gymnatorium here for the chance to hear Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton speak in her first visit to South Carolina as a presidential candidate. Sen. Clinton reacts to the crowds...

By Chris Cillizza  |  February 19, 2007; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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