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  • In case you haven't been paying attention, Here's everything you need to know about the Democratic race for president in seven minutes.

  • In the beginning, there were eight candidates running for president.

  • Joe Biden is from Delaware.

  • He talks about Iraq, Hillary Clinton's from New York.

  • She talks about the 19 nineties.

  • Chris Dodd is from Connecticut.

  • He talks about education and the environment.

  • John Edwards is from North Carolina.

  • He talks about poor people and his dad's mill.

  • Mike Ravel is from Alaska.

  • He talks about himself.

  • Dennis Kucinich is from Ohio.

  • He talks about peace.

  • Barack Obama's from Illinois.

  • He talked about change.

  • You can believe in Bill Richardson's from New Mexico.

  • He talks about his impressive resume.

  • Polls show only three candidates have a shot.

  • Edwards, Clinton and Obama, all three of them, released their health care proposals.

  • They're all universal plans.

  • Clinton goes on all the morning talk shows to brag about her health plan.

  • She cackles Thief Press treats her as the inevitable nominee.

  • Edwards and Obama show up from MySpace MTV Forum thinking social networks matter for this election, they don't.

  • At the end of September, Obama and Hillary say they raised a lot of money.

  • Edward's not so much.

  • Florida and Michigan make a stink about voting earlier than they're allowed.

  • Howard Dean gets mad.

  • He takes all their delegates away.

  • The Democrats sign a pledge that they won't campaign in Florida or Michigan.

  • Obama and Edwards take their names off the Michigan ballot.

  • Obama gets in trouble for having homophobe Gospel singer campaign for him.

  • He says he doesn't agree with the singer but doesn't ask him not to sing.

  • Stephen Colbert runs for president.

  • South Carolina Democrats don't let him on the ballot.

  • He supports Mike Huckabee instead in October.

  • Everybody thinks Iran is really dangerous, Obama says.

  • He'll meet with on the dinner job.

  • Clinton says That's naive.

  • By December.

  • Nobody cares because we think Iran doesn't have nukes anymore.

  • Dennis Kucinich says he believes in UFOs.

  • We all believe him.

  • Hillary says she wants illegal immigrant step driver's licenses.

  • Lou Dobbs frowns.

  • Hillary says she doesn't want illegal immigrants have driver's licenses.

  • Lou Dobbs smiles.

  • John Edwards pounces.

  • Joe Biden makes it funny about Rudy Giuliani.

  • There's only three things.

  • He mentioned the sentence and now in a verb in 9 11 smear campaign, start gaining traction against Obama He's a crypt, a Muslim.

  • He doesn't like America.

  • He doesn't pledge allegiance to the flag.

  • Spam filters buckle under the added stress.

  • Hillary's campaign plants a question in an Iowa audience.

  • It causes a stir.

  • Makes Iowans think twice about trusting the Clintons.

  • Oprah stumps for Obama.

  • Babs endorses Clinton.

  • Kevin Bacon endorses Edwards.

  • Harrigan endorses personage.

  • Fight for us and regain your on cable news.

  • Anchors care 10 times as much of the average voter.

  • A guy says he has a bomb and takes hostages at a Clinton campaign office.

  • People get scared.

  • Nothing bad happens.

  • Weeks before Iowa New Hampshire vote.

  • Hillary advisor wonders whether Obama sold drugs.

  • The adviser quits the campaign.

  • Benazir Bhutto gets assassinated at the end of 2007.

  • Pundits think it will make voters care about foreign policy.

  • It doesn't happy New Year.

  • Three days to Iowa, polls show a tight race.

  • The candidates give their closing arguments.

  • Edwards goes on a 36 hour campaign marathon through Iowa.

  • His pitch.

  • Americans are heroes.

  • The middle class can rise up.

  • His dad worked in the mills.

  • My dad worked in a male Hillary, flies in a helicopter and says she's experienced in bringing about change.

  • Bill goes on tour, too.

  • Meanwhile, Obama talks about a fierce urgency of now.

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  • General public learns about arcane caucus rules.

  • The phrase is Get out!

  • The caucus viability threshold and precinct leader entered the zeitgeist.

  • Obama wins Iowa.

  • People are surprised why people like the black guy.

  • He gives a good speech.

  • They said this day would never come.

  • Hillary finishes third.

  • She screwed.

  • We think.

  • Biden and Dodd dropout.

  • Four days to New Hampshire.

  • Polls show Obama is kicking ass.

  • He has 1000 person rallies.

  • He's going to win the nomination.

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  • Clinton.

  • Sort of Maybe not really.

  • Cries in a diner.

  • Just don't want to see us fall backwards.

  • You have your empathizes.

  • She wins the state.

  • Whoa.

  • People wonder if Edward staying in the race hurts Obama.

  • My dad worked in a male, Edward says.

  • He's not going anywhere.

  • The race becomes about Hillary's experience.

  • Mrs.

  • Obama's change.

  • We've got to change how business is done in Washington, Richardson drops out, grows a beard.

  • January 15th primary in Michigan.

  • Edwards and Obama are off the ballot, so Clinton wins the beauty contest.

  • January 19th caucus in Nevada.

  • Clinton wins we find out Latinos don't like Obama, this will become a theme.

  • Meanwhile, B E T founder Bob Johnson brings up Obama's drug use.

  • Bill Clinton says a variety of stupid things.

  • This whole thing is the biggest fairy tale I've ever seen.

  • Hillary and Bracher me to each other in a debate.

  • Your contributor.

  • Resco in his slum landlord business and inner city Chicago.

  • It's on Martin Luther King Day Bill and Chelsea campaign in South Carolina.

  • None of this helps Hilary's case with black voters.

  • Krzanich drops out.

  • Air going gets pissed.

  • January 26th.

  • Obama destroys Clinton in South Carolina.

  • Black voters go for him.

  • White women for Hillary.

  • Quite men for John Edwards Identity politics.

  • Aaron This year, Ted Kennedy endorses Obama.

  • Oh, mama, everybody thinks this is important.

  • It turns out it isn't January 29th.

  • Florida's next Hillary wins, but the delegates don't count.

  • She wants them seated anyway.

  • Edwards drops out.

  • People are sad.

  • Obama and Clinton debate in California.

  • I respect son work won their civil Hollywood's on strike so lots of people watch CNN that yes, we can video debuts.

  • Scarlett Johansson in a bunch of other pretty people sing about Obama.

  • February 5th.

  • 23 states and territories vote.

  • Obama wins Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota and Utah.

  • Clinton wins Arizona, Arkansas, California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma and Tennessee.

  • Oh, and we nearly forgot she wins American Samoa to for those keeping score at home, that's 15 wins for Obama, 12 for Clinton.

  • Now it's all about delegates and nobody really knows how to count them.

  • Obama wins 10 more pledged delegates and Clinton on Super Tuesday.

  • There are more than 4000 total.

  • It's going to be a long ride to the convention.

  • Clinton loans herself $5 million.

  • This causes supporters to give you $10 million.

  • Obama wins 10 states and territories in a row by big margins.

  • Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington, Virgin Islands, Main, D, C.

  • Maryland, Virginia, Hawaii and Wisconsin.

  • Pundits doctor wonder whether Clinton should drop out.

  • Now she vows to press on through Ohio and Texas on March 4th.

  • Clinton says Obama is a chicken for not wanting to debate her once a week, and there's a sort of negative at maybe prefer to give speeches, have to answer questions.

  • Obama gets pissy and responds with his own at It's the same old politics, Clinton says Obama plagiarize some of his lines from his friend Deval Patrick.

  • Just Obama feels bad that you borrowed lines, but he says he didn't plagiarize Obama and Hilary debate in Texas.

  • Hillary looks like she's from Star Trek, she says.

  • She doesn't believe in change.

  • You can.

  • Xerox is not change.

  • You can believe in its change.

  • You can xerox the crowd booth the picture surfaces of Obama and Kenya wearing traditional Somali clothing, Drudge says Clinton staffers leaked the pics.

  • Clinton denies Obama Takes umbrage.

  • Clinton runs an ad wondering whether the country wants Obama picking up the phone at 3 a.m. It's 3 a.m. and your Children are safe and asleep.

  • Later, it's revealed that one of the actresses is now an Obama supporter.

  • March 4th Clinton wins the Ohio Rhode Island in Texas primaries.

  • Obama wins Vermont and the Texas caucus.