Oct. 13, 2008 9:27 AM PT Facebook Twitter Show more sharing options Share Close extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied! Print 1 World & Nation McCain vows own kind of change GOP nominee says he will look past party labels for the good of the nation. 2 World & Nation Barack Obama’s nomination is unanimous and historic Democrats come together after a heated primary battle to name Barack Obama the first black major-party presidential nominee. 3 World & Nation Ohio, Texas wins boost Clinton Obama says he’s unfazed. McCain clinches GOP nomination. 4 World & Nation Democrats brace for a long battle Obama still has more delegates, but Clinton’s victories Texas and Ohio shift the momentum to her. 5 World & Nation Obama cruises to easy win in Mississippi primary The victory was expected -- but Clinton outdid him among those who said they made their choice within the last week. 6 Politics Clinton, Obama agree on changing trade pact In their last debate before Tuesday’s primaries in Ohio and Texas, the Democratic presidential candidates say NAFTA needs substantial renegotiation. 7 World & Nation They’re Republican red, and true blue to Obama GOP renegades seeking a candidate capable of ending the Washington partisanship are surfacing in the senator’s campaign in surprising numbers. ‘Obamacans,’ he calls them. 8 World & Nation Obama’s way is with words, not hugs The neophyte presidential candidate works hard on the campaign trail. His answers may wander, but there’s that smile and he’s a good listener. 9 World & Nation Fresh starts for Clinton, McCain in New Hampshire primary The New York senator beats expectations and Obama for the key state’s Democratic nomination; McCain trumps Romney for the Republican nod. 10 California Clintons fight for primary rebound The senator and her husband cross New Hampshire to challenge Obama. There are signs of a crumbling strategy. 11 California Schwarzenegger likely to back McCain The governor had said he wouldn’t make an endorsement, but Giuliani’s decision to drop out apparently clears the way for the move. 12 World & Nation Competition fierce for zero delegates in Florida A quasi-boycott by Democratic candidates after the state threatened to encroach on early primaries hasn’t dampened voters’ spirits, or the hopefuls’ desire to win or spin. 13 World & Nation Obama is hitting his stride in Iowa The candidate once criticized for lacking specifics now peppers his speeches with policy proposals -- and confidence. 14 World & Nation Gaining delegates is Tuesday’s goal Questions and answers about how the two major parties apportion their delegates as 24 states and American Samoa votes. 15 He helps give labor the edge In Las Vegas, the head of the Culinary Union gets results with his blue-collar style. He’s a must-see for Democratic presidential hopefuls. 16 World & Nation Obama, McCain sweep Potomac primaries The Democrat becomes the front-runner after victories in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. Huckabee runs a close second in Virginia. 17 World & Nation Obama easily wins heated S.C. primary The Illinois senator takes a commanding lead over Clinton, with Edwards trailing. 18 California Evangelical flocks on their own at the polls Conservative Christian leaders are increasingly reluctant to get political, leaving a key Republican voting bloc divided. The trend may help Giuliani but hurt the GOP in the long term. 19 World & Nation Pace quickens as candidates storm Iowa This contest is like no other, caucus-watchers say. Politicians are on the air, on the phone and maybe at your door. 20 World & Nation It’s his primary objective New Hampshire’s secretary of state puts his state first -- on the presidential campaign calendar, that is. He’s held firm since 1976. 21 California Why Iowa? And what’s a caucus, anyway? Tonight about 200,000 Iowans will begin the process of selecting the presidential nominees. 22 California Endorsements bring a new head of steam McCain, on a roll, wins the support of Giuliani and Schwarzenegger. 23 World & Nation Democrats vow to skip defiant states Six candidates agree not to campaign in those that break with the party’s calendar. Florida and Michigan, this includes you. 24 World & Nation Nominations may be decided in one quick blitz New Hampshire sets its earliest primary yet. Presidential hopefuls will probably campaign through the holidays. 25 World & Nation Iowa radio host is last word on politics Jan Mickelson’s top talk-radio show gives him an outsize sway over national Republican voting -- and the candidates know it. 26 California A surprise turn in Iowa’s Republican race Huckabee suddenly appears poised to challenge Romney to win the first GOP presidential contest. 27 California Holding New Hampshire’s primary in place Secretary of State Bill Gardner has held the office since 1976. He makes sure its presidential contest continues to be first. 28 Campaigns Rush to Apply Post-Debate Spin The Republican and Democratic parties today put their best spin on Thursday’s debate between President Bush and Senator John F. 29 World & Nation State’s Democrats pin their hopes on Congress Offsetting Schwarzenegger’s lead, they say, is the likelihood of a strong showing nationally. 30 World & Nation Local Ethics, D.C. Ethics: Both Key to N. Mexico Race Democrats had been courting Patricia Madrid, New Mexico’s attorney general, trying to get her to run against Republican Rep. Heather A. Wilson. 31 World & Nation Iraq Is Political Fault Line in Contested N.M. District A GOP representative’s support for Bush and her Democratic rival’s criticism of the war reflect the changed mood of voters. 32 Angelides Goes From the Victor to the Underdog He emerges from a bruising primary with a less favorable image than Schwarzenegger. Strategists on both sides see opportunity. 33 California The Senate curse It’s an inviting but awful place from which to launch a run for president.