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a hard-fought primary
- The long hard-fought Presidential campaigns were marked by vast stretches of downtime, like this moment of respite enjoyed by Cindy McCain in a hotel room in Dallas, Texas.
- PTI Person of the Year 2004: Half a billion Asians cast their votes in elections in 2004, and proved that democracyhard-fought, raucous and ever more vibranthas become an .
- As a result of the hard-fought deliberations and recommendations of the Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling, in August of 2006 the Democratic National .
- Barack Obama in CNN International
I want to thank the Democrats and Republicans in Congress who came together around a hard-fought compromise that will save or create more than 3.5 million jobs and get our economy back on track,Obama said in a statement.
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in ABC News
It would have been the same way if I had won and Barack was here supporting the unity of the party,Clinton said. "This was a hard-fought campaign and there was a lot of intensity and passion associated with it in part because of the...
- President Bush in Voice of America
Any further drawdown will be based on conditions on the ground and the recommendations of our commanders and they must not jeopardize the hard-fought gains our troops and civilians have made over the past year,Mr. Bush said.