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Trump stumped by poll slump ahead of tonight's debate

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 10/28/15, 12:00 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the primaries get closer.

The stage will look much the same in tonight’s GOP presidential debate as it did in September, but not every candidate enjoys the same position in the polls as last month. 

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Campaign cash reports show candidate momentum

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 10/21/15, 01:45 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the primaries get closer.

Third-quarter fundraising numbers are in for all the 2016 candidates, and they tell a lot about the momentum of each campaign.

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Biden finally kills hope for White House run

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/21/15, 12:50 pm

Vice President Joe Biden announced today he will not seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

Biden said his focus in recent months has been on his family’s grief over the death of his son, Beau Biden, from brain cancer earlier this year, leaving too little time for him to mount a successful campaign.

“There’s no timetable for this process,” he said. “The process doesn’t respect or much care about things like filing deadlines or debates or primaries or caucuses.”

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