Uncategorized | 10:27 am | November 4, 2008 | By Paul Needham

“Take Arizona in a big way”

By Paul Needham PRESCOTT, Ariz., 1:08 a.m. — Senator John McCain is hoping to reverse what he calls one of Arizona’s “unhappy traditions.” Speaking in front of the same courthouse steps here where Barry Goldwater launched and ended his 1964 bid for the presidency, McCain said he would reverse the tradition of Arizonans losing presidential »

Uncategorized | 2:00 am | November 4, 2008 | By Paul Needham

Divided in McCain’s Home State

By Paul Needham PHOENIX, 9:15 p.m. — The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was something of a political battleground tonight. Passengers on my US Airways flight didn’t even have to exit the jetway before they heard the rumble of political debate in the terminal. CNN was blaring with the sound of a McCain stump speech »

Uncategorized | 12:57 pm | January 17, 2008 | By Nbayless

A Day in South Carolina

By Nick Bayless/Staff Photographer Traveling to such a political hot spot as South Carolina, I expected to run into fellow reporters covering the campaign trail. However, I wasn’t really expecting to run into them in line at “Five Guys Burgers” at 7:30 a.m. in the Washington, D.C., airport. That’s where I met Kevin and Sreya, »

Uncategorized | 4:07 am | January 16, 2008 | By Yale Daily News

In Michigan, dropped-out Dodd garners 1 percent

NEW HAVEN, 12 a.m. — The Republican field moved one step close to completely gonzo this evening as former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney plowed his way to a victory in the Michigan GOP primary. Romney upped over McCain 38 to 31 percent in the fourth such nominating contest on the Republican side of the ticket; »

Uncategorized | 1:42 pm | January 9, 2008 | By Nniarchos

For some McCain supporters, students included, ‘the happiest moment’ ever

NASHUA, N.H., 1:45 p.m. — Indeed, Arizona Senator John McCain’s campaign still has the Vietnam War feel. Middle-aged men in trenchcoats and sneakers cruise the peripheries. Old CIA types and red-tie, blue-suit Republicans squeeze through the crowd. Even the Crowne Plaza hotel, where his victory rally was held last night, seemed to cling to the »