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Obama gets his first legislative victory, before he's even sworn in.
As the U.S. presidency goes through a transition, so does "The Campaign Trail."
Barack Obama is in town, Congress is in session, and there's big money on the table.
Obama wants an economic stimulus bill ready by Inauguration Day - but Congress isn't so sure.
An ordinary limo won't do, when you're commander-in-chief.
Obama heads to Washington, leaving sun and surf and a scandal behind.
Obama hasn't even taken office yet - and already, a sticky foreign policy situation is prompting protests.
Never mind his policies, how's Obama's golf game?
Is the drama surrounding President-elect Obama's old job overshadowing his new one?
President-elect Obama reveals what he knows about the Gov. Blagojevich scandal.
There are Obama souvenirs for every Democrat on your shopping list.
The Obama administration is looking more complete, and a little curious.
Will Obama's Cabinet picks please Iraq war critics?
Obama has a Cabinet, and maybe a basketball team too.
Barack Obama keeps his friends close and his enemies closer.
The tech savvy President-elect may have to say farewell to a digital companion.
Obama reveal his thoughts about having his mother-in-law move in to the White House.
Campbell Brown asks if former President Bill Clinton will end up hurting Sen. Hillary Clinton's chances for secretary of state.
Obama stops by the White House, then drops out of sight.
Obama promises to proceed with "deliberate haste".
What the Obamas will find, when they move into their new home.
The campaign ends, and history happens.
Why Obama's election would have been unimaginable, not very long ago.
The campaign may be over, but there's always politics!
The last big push, on the path to the presidency.
What you need to know about the election, and what none of us will forget.
The campaign ends, but the Campaign Trail rolls on.
One candidate senses victory, the other strategizes a comeback.
McCain has little margin for error, in his plan to win several key states.
Is Obama batting from both sides of the plate?
The candidates unveil their economic plans, while watching the polls and a now-famous plumber.
The polls tell a story, but the candidates urge caution.
Winning votes is all about appealing to the average Joe - but which Joe?
The tone gets tougher, as Obama and McCain intensify their attacks.
The angrier John McCain gets, the mellower Barack Obama seems.
Why billions of Obama e-mails may start showing up in your inbox.
The presidential candidates spar over the economy, while the running mates butt heads in their debate.
Biden's facts and Palin's folksiness - who came out ahead in the VP debate?
Biden vs. McCain? Palin vs. Obama? Which debate would you really like to see?
The debate over a financial bailout plan, nearly derails the first presidential debate.
John McCain becomes the man in the middle of the bailout dispute.
No debate here: Obama is the clear favorite in crossword puzzles.
The Election Express stops in the town of Cambridge, Ohio to find out how people in this small town are dealing with the Wall Street meltdown.
Four weeks, three presidential debates, two candidates - and only one can win.
The running mates get to debate, too - and theirs could be the most interesting of all.
From international imitators to talking snowmen - the influence and impact of the presidential debates.
A campaign blame game, from Wall Street to Washington.
What, "fundamentally", was McCain trying to say about the economy?
There's a brisk business, for one candidate's campaign clothing.
The republican vice president candidate becomes a campaign powerhouse, a magazine cover girl and a plastic superhero.
The democrats and now the republicans claim they are the true agents of change.
The candidates often say things they wish the media could just forget.
The Republican party holds their convention, while the democrats go on the offense.
A look at how the candidates are doing in a new poll for key battleground states.
How did "Barracuda", "McNasty", "O'Bomber", and "The Dash" get their names?
U.S. presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama offer different economic plans. CNN's Isha Sesay takes a look.
Hillary and Obama unite the party and McCain chooses his running mate.
CNN ireporters make contributions from Denver's Democratic National Convention.
The truth about condoms and McCain and the democrats styling and profiling in Denver.
Two weeks, two candidates, two conventions - what's it all about, anyway?
The conventions do serve a purpose, but they're also just a big show.
Even if you're not invited to the conventions, there are still ways to be a part of it all.
Barack Obama picks a running mate, John McCain picks a fight.
A look at the western battle ground states.
A 100 year old mystery linked to the 1908 Denver Democratic National Convention.
Even presidential candidates need a break once in a while.
With Obama away, and a foreign policy issue at center stage, could this be McCain's moment?
Which candidate would you like to vacation with?
What biker rallies and underinflated tires have to do with the candidates' energy plans.
Some strange takes on a serious subject.
Another gadget is added to the Truth-O-Meter's arsenal.
The candidates squabble over celebrity and "the race card."
Speculation steps up, about who the running mates will be.
Never mind the polls, what about the clothes?
Barack Obama goes abroad and the news stars of all three major U.S. broadcast networks go with him.
John McCain stays in the U.S. and tries to grab some of the spotlight at home.
The saying goes: "You are what you eat"-so we'll analyze the candidates' favorite restaurants in their home states.
Two candidates, two wars and two different strategies.
A controversial cartoon fuels a rumor that refuses to die.
Why a defunct country is the talk of the campaign.
The candidates get serious, but summer turns into the silly season.
Examining Obama's "50-state" strategy.
Even animals can't escape news about the campaign.
Sen. Barack Obama explains his plan for bankurptcy law changes that would help people in financial distress.
The candidates change positions, and one changes leadership.
Why are the candidates going places where there aren't any votes?
The greeting grabs headlines, again.
Two former competitors join forces on the trail.
What role will Clinton play now?
Modern campaigns go old school, arcade-style.
The candidates spar over energy prices - and the cost of the campaign.
What Obama's decision to skip public financing, will mean.
What critters would you rather see in the White House?
Two candidates remain, and the economy is still issue number one.
John McCain lays out his plans for the battle with Barack Obama.
How many times did McCain and Obama vote with Bush?
Obama finally gets there, but Clinton finds it hard to give up.
How did Obama win, and how did Clinton lose?
What we'll all miss about Hillary Clinton.