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Election 2008: Super Tuesday

Scholastic Kid Reporters are on the campaign trail. They have talked to every Republican and Democratic candidate in the race for the White House. On the day labeled Super Tuesday, February 5, 2008, more than 22 states—plus American Samoa—chose their picks for party nominees. Check out this collection of Kid Reporter coverage across all the states and territories involved in this decisive day!

Click here for more on election excitement across the U.S. from the Scholastic News Press Corps.

Articles

Super Tuesday First Hand
Super Tuesday First Hand
by Hayley Livingston
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February6,2008
Can you imagine waking up at 5 a.m. to stand in line and vote? To us kids, it may not seem like fun, but to the adults and even college students, today was a very important day and worth the extra trouble!
Tennessee Likes Mike
Tennessee Likes Mike
by Aaron Broder
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February6,2008
When Fred Thompson withdrew from the race for the Republican nomination for President, he left Tennessee up for grabs. Candidates Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, and John McCain quickly headed for the Volunteer State to woo voters. But it was Huckabee who
Split Decision
Split Decision
by Aaron Broder , Hayley Livingston , Allie Sakowicz and Joe Wlos
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February6,2008
The race goes on as Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton came out of Super Tuesday with almost exactly the same amount of delegates. For the Republicans, Mitt Romney will have to do some serious thinking on Wednesday.
Coast to Coast
Coast to Coast
by Hayley Livingston
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February5,2008
An enthusiastic crowd gathered early election morning in New York City to hear their favorite presidential candidate, Senator John McCain of Arizona. He stood in front of an impressive row of local Republican elected officials, including his former opp
Time to Vote
Time to Vote
by Mariam El Hasan
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February5,2008
What happens when a famous couple disagrees over whom to support for President? Arnold Schwarzenegger is the Governor of California. His wife is Maria Shriver, a journalist and niece of the late President John F Kennedy. They are married, but disagree
Hillary's Biggest Fan
Hillary's Biggest Fan
by Gabriella Castenada
Scholastic News Online | February5,2008
While presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was on the road elsewhere, former resident Bill Clinton, her husband and greatest fan, was rallying votes in Sacramento, California, on Monday, February 4, for the state's Super Tuesday primary.
Obama Rocks Hartford
Obama Rocks Hartford
by Cassie Madigan
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February5,2008
With Super Tuesday just hours away, Senator Barack Obama brought his campaign to Connecticut. Competing with Senator Hillary Clinton who also made several appearances in the Constitution State, Obama made a last minute push for votes before a massive c
Strutting in Stratford
Strutting in Stratford
by Caitlin Wardlow
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February4,2008
On Super Bowl Sunday, a crowd of 2,000 people flowed into the William Pitt center at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, where John McCain spoke at a rally in preparation for the Super Tuesday primary in the state on February 5, 2008.
Campaigning on the Cutting Edge
Campaigning on the Cutting Edge
by Jack Greenberg
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February4,2008
A new form of campaigning is here! On February 4, 2008, in a final effort to get her message out to undecided primary voters, Hillary Clinton hosted a "Virtual Town Hall."
Romney Wants Tennessee
Romney Wants Tennessee
by Aaron Broder
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February4,2008
The last time Governor Mitt Romney visited Tennessee was just after Senator Fred Thompson announced his potential candidacy. With Thompson out of the race, Romney returned to woo supporters of the state's former Senator.
The Fight Comes Home
The Fight Comes Home
by Elizabeth Conway and Chloe Conway
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February4,2008
Still recovering after a devastating New England Patriots loss in the Super Bowl, Bostonians gathered at Faneuil Hall on the eve of Super Tuesday to hear a different kind of patriot, war hero and presidential candidate John McCain.
McCain Hits Back on Economy
McCain Hits Back on Economy
by Jack Greenberg
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February3,2008
While the New England Patriots were at the Super Bowl in his home state, Arizona Senator John McCain came to New England. The candidate for the 2008 Republican nomination for President held a rally at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut,

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