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Murkowski: A Frontrunner Who's Not on the Ballot

Write-in campaign going well

(Newser) - Lisa Murkowski isn’t on the ballot in Alaska, but she sure looks like the frontrunner—and that’s how she’s being treated, according to the New York Times . Though reliable polls are hard to find in the sparsely-populated state, Alaskan analysts say the incumbent has a strong chance.... More »

Clinton Opens Up as Obama Clams Up

Falling behind, candidate adopts new playbook

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton is loosening up, taking questions, and (gasp!) showing emotion as her campaign falls behind in New Hampshire, the New York Times reports. Barack Obama, meanwhile, has become a classic cautious frontrunner. Never a freewheeling, off-the-cuff McCain type anyway, the Illinois senator has now stopped taking questions at... More »

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