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Election 2008: Final Stretch States

More than half of all U.S. states have pledged delegates for their Party's presidential nominee. But the race for the nominations is still on! Scholastic Kid Reporters continue their journeys on the campaign trail. They have talked to every Republican and Democratic candidate in the race for the White House. Here is the latest news from states and territories who are scheduled to hold primaries and caucuses after Super Tuesday, February 5.

Don't miss the Scholastic Kids Press Corps in-depth reports on this exciting election season. See all Scholastic News Online's "Countdown to Election 2008" coverage here.

Articles

Clinton Win a Big Boost
Clinton Win a Big Boost
by John Foran
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April23,2008
She needed to win and win big and on Tuesday, and Senator Hillary Clinton did it. One of two candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, Clinton took 55 percent of the vote in the Pennsylvania primary. Her opponent Senator Barack Obama won 4
Pennsylvania Primary Under Way
Pennsylvania Primary Under Way
by Laura Leigh Davidson
Scholastic News Online | April22,2008
Polls across the state of Pennsylvania opened at 7 a.m. today. Democrats from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and all towns in between finally get to make their choice between Democratic presidential rivals Senator Hillary Clinton and Senator Barack Obama.
Philadelphia Face-off
Philadelphia Face-off
by Laura Leigh Davidson
Scholastic News Online | April16,2008
Rival presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama will duel in their 21st debate tonight at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The Democratic Senators will battle in front of an audience of Pennsylvania voters, who will make t
Obama Wins Mississippi
Obama Wins Mississippi
by Abigayle Lista
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March12,2008
Sixty percent of Mississippi voters said they believe Illinois Senator Barack Obama should be the Democratic nominee in the race for President. New York Senator Hillary Clinton won only 40 percent of the vote in Mississippi's primary on Tuesday. The c
Ohio Voters Speak Out
Ohio Voters Speak Out
by Kayleigh Bondor
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March5,2008
March 4 was an icy night in Canton, Ohio, but it was also Primary Election Day. Some of the voters at the Philomatheon Society for the Blind stopped to talk to this Scholastic Reporter as they left.
McCain Wins Nomination
McCain Wins Nomination
by Valirie A. Morgan
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March5,2008
Victory was in the air as Arizona Senator John McCain stepped onstage to claim victory in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday night. For the Democrats, Hillary Clinton took back some momentum with wins in Ohio, Texas, and Rhode Island. Obama won Vermont.
The Texas Two-Step
The Texas Two-Step
by Brittney Sheena and Michelle Sheena
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March5,2008
Hillary Clinton was named the winner of the Texas primary at about 1 a.m. On Wednesday. She also won Ohio and Rhode Island. It could be a week or more before she or rival Barack Obama will know how many delegates they will each get from Texas?s infamou
Barbecue and Politics
Barbecue and Politics
by Brittney Sheena and Michelle Sheena
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March5,2008
The aroma of barbecue filled the room as country music played. An eager crowd packed local Houston hangout Armadillo Palace, awaiting the arrival of presidential hopeful Senator John McCain. McCain crisscrossed Texas on election day Tuesday as he worke
Important Vote on Tuesday
Important Vote on Tuesday
by Kayleigh Bondor
Scholastic News Online | March3,2008
Democratic candidates will carve up 444 delegates after Tuesday's primary elections in Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The bulk of those delegates will be determined by voters in Ohio and Texas, the two states where Hillary Clinton has staked
A Snowy Night, A Heated Debate
A Snowy Night, A Heated Debate
by Ethan White
Scholastic News Online | February27,2008
It was a snowy night at the Democratic debate at Cleveland State University's Wolfstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The 8-10 inches of snow that fell outside couldn't stop the candidates from telling anyone who would listen why they are the best perso
Head to Head in Texas
Head to Head in Texas
by Valirie A. Morgan
Scholastic News Online | February22,2008
It started out friendly enough, but by the second half of the Democratic debate on Thursday, the gloves came off. Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton debated at the University of Texas in Austin. It was the 19th Democratic debate since the campai
Obama Heats Up Texas
Obama Heats Up Texas
by Valirie A. Morgan
Scholastic News Online | February22,2008
Even though he was feeling a little bit under the weather, Senator Barack Obama kept spirits high at a campaign rally in Dallas, Texas, on February 20. It was just one day before a big debate scheduled for Austin with his opponent Senator Hillary Clint
Obama, McCain Again
Obama, McCain Again
by Michelle Sheena
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February20,2008
Tuesday was yet another primary election night that racked up wins for Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. Wisconsin and Hawaii each held Republican and Democratic primaries on Tuesday, while Washington State held a Republican primary.
Clean Sweep
Clean Sweep
by Suzanne Freeman
Scholastic News Online | February13,2008
Bad weather kept the polls in Maryland open an extra 90 minutes, while results in Virginia came in first, followed by those in the District of Columbia. Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain declared victory across the board minutes after al
D.C. Area Votes Tuesday
D.C. Area Votes Tuesday
by Madison Hartke-Weber
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February12,2008
It's primary election day for Democrats and Republicans in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. The remaining three Republicans and two Democrats campaigned heavily in the area over the weekend. Scholastic News will report final results from the
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