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Meet the Candidates The Election Today Election Notes

You've seen the campaign ads and, perhaps, even watched a debate. But what are the presidential candidates really about? Here, we look at where John McCain and Barack Obama stand on some of the major issues facing the nation. (Photos by Chuck Kennedy/MCT)

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Reports from the Primary:

PRIMARY NOTES: What Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, car racer Al Unser and Oprah Winfrey have in common in the presidential nomination race. 12/10/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: The candidates come calling 11/26/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: How volunteers fill the local offices of presidential campaigns 11/12/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: The candidates are running commercials and advertisements comparatively early this time out 10/22/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: The expanding role of candidate spouses in the 2008 presidential campaign 10/8/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: Hosting campaign events in region means hard work for area residents 9/24/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: How Granite Staters read other states' jockeying for position 8/27/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: The early, early, early races this time out 8/19/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: The Free Staters say that Republican Ron Paul has the right stuff 8/13/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: On basketball courts or on the local firing rage, campaigns are finding new ways to stir interest among potential supporters 8/13/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: It's a very, very long primary season this time out 7/30/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: Republican John McCain says he needs to return his focus to New Hampshire 7/16/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: The phenomenon of the undeclared candidate 7/2/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: Nonprofit groups want a primary say 6/29/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: What political biographies may or may not say about a candidate's prospects 6/18/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: There are a lot of lesser known candidates in the race 6/11/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: Presidential campaigns look to locals for help 6/4/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: Two local eateries are on candidate meet and greet schedules 5/21/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: Some local Republicans are not all that sanguine about 2008 5/14/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: The candidates go mining for local endorsements 4/30/2007

PRIMARY NOTES -- When campaigners survey the contours of the Granite State, they increasing look to the Blue Hampshire blog 4/16/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: When a presidential candidate comes to town, who pays for crowd and traffic management? 4/9/2007

PRIMARY NOTES: Why you need a free ticket to get into a presidential primary gathering 4/2/2007

The beginning of the process: The presidential primary

New to presidential primaries? Here's a primer about this occasionally mystifying method of picking candidates, by Keene State College journalism professor Rose Kundanis.

How political parties choose their candidates, and why New Hampshire comes early in the selection process.

The rise of virtual retail politics.

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JOHN McCAIN – 2000 Republican primary
The former prisoner of war in Vietnam, the Arizona senator finished first in the primary, beating former Texas Gov. George Bush with 49 percent of the vote versus Bush’s 30 percent. McCain had attended more than 100 town meetings on what he termed the "Straight Talk Express." Bush went on to win the nomination and the Presidency. McCain is pictured here at the VFW in Keene. (Photo by MICHAEL MOORE of The Sentinel)
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