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All Things Considered
Monday, February 4, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • House partyCampaigns work to get supporters to caucuses
    As the candidates travel the country in anticipation of Super Tuesday, the real work is behind the scenes. That's where the campaigns are working furiously to get out the vote.5:20 p.m.
  • How-to for caucus nightHow to participate in Minnesota's precinct caucuses
    Minnesota's precinct caucuses happen Tuesday. Here's a guide for how to participate.5:25 p.m.
  • Ron PaulRon Paul stumps in Minnesota
    Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is scheduled to hold a campaign rally Monday night at the University of Minnesota, one day before Minnesota's precinct caucuses.5:50 p.m.
  • Terri Johnson & Earl PotterSCSU debates response to racist graffiti
    St. Cloud State University is struggling with the issue of how to handle recent incidents of racist graffiti on campus. Since November, there have been at least 19 reports of swastikas showing up in public spaces at SCSU.5:55 p.m.

National Public Radio Stories

  • Super Tuesday Preview: What Will Be Determined
    On Super Tuesday, 24 states will have presidential primaries or caucuses. What happens will decide one or both parties' nominees — or maybe not. Michele Norris talks with Mara Liasson, who previews what's at stake in a most unpredictable year.
  • Clinton Set Out to Earn Trust, Make Connections
    Sen. Hillary Clinton entered the presidential race with two big challenges. One was to make herself the first woman Americans trusted with the presidency. The other was to make more Americans like her as a personality.
  • Obama Stresses His 'Electability' Versus GOP
    One day before Feb. 5, Barack Obama is stressing his ability to attract non-traditional votes from independents, first-time voters and even Republicans — trying to contrast himself with Hillary Clinton.
  • Super Tuesday Preview: Where Democrats Stand
    Michele Norris talks with Mara Liasson, who recaps where the Democrats stand heading into Super Tuesday.
  • Richardson 'Not Ready Yet' to Endorse a Candidate
    Robert Siegel corrects an NPR misstatement Sunday regarding former Democratic presidential hopeful New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson.
  • Outlook Bleak for Joshua Trees
    During the Ice Age, Joshua trees thrived across the American Southwest with the help of the ground sloth. The animals have been extinct for 13,000 years, and scientists predict that without the sloth's help, global warming will cause the desert tree to disappear, too.
  • Tracking Presidential Hopefuls' Positions on Iraq
    The candidates have differing positions on what to do going forward in Iraq. But much of their campaign rhetoric has been backward-looking — questioning each others' support for, or opposition to, the war.
  • Huckabee Rallies for a Boost from Southern Voters
    The winner of the Iowa caucuses just one month ago, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is now the clear underdog in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. He has spent much of the past week campaigning across the South, where he hopes the Evangelical base can give him a lift.
  • Israelis Suspect Suicide Bomber Came from Gaza
    A suicide bomber strikes in the southern Israeli town of Dimona, killing one Israeli and wounding about 10 others. Israeli officials believe the bomber came from Gaza, crossing into Egypt last week after Hamas militants blew up part of the frontier barrier.
  • Twelve, Betting on a Dozen Books Each Year
    Publishers in the U.S. released more than 291,000 separate titles in 2006. But an imprint that got its start last year has already had a string of hits with a philosophy of "less is more."

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