Meet the candidates
Current occupation: New York Senator
Hillary Clinton has been a member of the senate for eight years and, while in
office, championed women’s rights and worked towards ending the war in Iraq.
Current occupation: Illinois Senator
Despite having served only four years in the senate, Barack Obama has generated a strong student support base, helping him win the Iowa primary.
Current occupation: Arizona Senator
John McCain has been a dominating figure in the Republican Party and came very close to getting the nomination back in 2000.
Former Massachusetts Governor
Although he came in a disappointing second in the Iowa primary, Mitt Romney still poses a threat after an impressive win in Michigan.