Monday, April 09, 2007

Clinton, McCain lose front-runner labels

Clinton, McCain lose front-runner labels
An air of inevitability surrounding those two '08 hopefuls vanishes amid fundraising upsets and high voter interest.
By Mark Z. Barabak, Times Staff WriterApril 9, 2007

After months of intensive campaigning, record fundraising and unusually high voter interest, the 2008 presidential campaign has lost its early front-runners on both sides, throwing the races wide open.Far from clarifying things, last week's tally of first-quarter fundraising totals dispelled the air of inevitability that the putative favorites — Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona — spent years trying to create.

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