CBS News: A National Caucus?

Jun 23

"With up to two dozen states looking to hold a presidential primary next February 5, we’re already looking at a national primary on that day. So why not a national caucus?" (6/18/07)

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Jun 21

"Fifteen states will hold primary elections on Feb. 5, and in preparation for that "national primary," a non-partisan group of political and technology analysts is organizing a "National Presidential Caucus," which will give Americans an opportunity to discuss issues and candidates before voters in a few states decide the frontrunners." (6/20/07)

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AP: McCain Decries Early Primary Trend

Jun 21

"The goal of the National Presidential Caucus is to have thousands of local, self-organized, Web-enabled and face-to-face gatherings across the country convene on Dec. 7 , more than a month before the first votes are cast for the Democratic and Republican nominations. . ." (6/20/07)

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The Hotline : Not Just for Iowans Anymore

Jun 19

"Moved by what they see as a need for citizens to have "more and better ways to prepare for the very short, intense" presidential primary calendar in '08, a consortium of political groups, including Politics Online, Unity '08, Democracy for American and the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, have initiated a National Presidential Caucus to take place 12/7/07. . ." (National Journal's "The Hotline," 6/18/07)

2012 Reform (Videos)

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