France24.com has dispatched its correspondents to the campaign headquarters of both the Democratic and the Republican presidential candidates. Read articles and travel notes from the election’s front lines.
Chicago’s Grant Park is getting set for Barack Obama’s address Nov. 4 night. It’s barely six miles, but a world away from Hyde Park, the neighborhood Obama has lived in since he made the Windy City his home.
Latinos, the US’s biggest minority group, do not have a strong culture of political participation. In John McCain's home state of Arizona, 'Mi Familia Vota', a community organisation, is working hard to change that.
Chicago, where Obama launched his career, is a notoriously difficult city for newcoming politicians to break into. Although he has come to be embraced by the city’s elite, it can cast a shadow on the presidential hopes of its most famous resident.