Clinton nudges Obama in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — Hillary Rodham Clinton eked out a victory in Indiana, and Barack Obama handily took North Carolina on Tuesday, keeping the Democratic contest alive and underscoring the chasm between their supporters. Obama had the easier time of it. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, he was winning North Carolina 56 percent to 42 percent. […]

Clinton stages comeback

AUSTIN, Texas, March 5 — Hillary Rodham Clinton elbowed her way to victories Tuesday in Ohio and Texas, snapping Barack Obama’s winning streak and resuscitating her flagging bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Addressing supporters in Columbus, Ohio, an exultant Clinton declared, “We’re just getting started.” Obama, appearing disappointed, insisted the contest was still his […]

Democratic debate singles out Clinton

PHILADELPHIA – Trailing in national polls and with supporters growing restless, Barack Obama challenged Hillary Rodham Clinton’s electability and candor in a spirited debate Tuesday night. But he failed to rattle the front-runner or do much, it seemed, to shake up the Democratic race. Under fire from the first question the New York senator smiled […]

Bush leads by 300 votes, Gore yet to concede

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Throwing the presidential election into further turmoil, a judge upheld Tuesday’s deadline for counting Florida’s vote and a new tally gave George W. Bush a 300-vote lead. But the judge also gave local officials enough leeway to continue hand counting disputed ballots, sustaining Al Gore’s hopes of pulling ahead and winning the […]