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Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Republican presidential candidate Barack Obama (R) have both drawn criticism for negative comments during the 2012 presidential campaign, which seems to be growing increasingly nasty. (Credit: CBS)

Presidential Race Turning Increasingly Ugly, But Will It Matter?

Racial undertones, nasty accusations – in just the past few days, the 2012 presidential campaign has taken what appears to be a caustic turn. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov takes a look at what was said and what it means.

CBS 2–08/15/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Caliendo: Walker’s Victory Doesn’t Mean Doom For Obama

Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says controversial Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s victory in the recall election Tuesday does not mean doom for President Barack Obama’s reelection hopes – although it does reflect an ongoing change in how organized labor is perceived.

CBS 2–06/06/2012

Walker, Barrett Support Signs

Caliendo: Wisconsin Recall Outcome Depends On Mobilization

Both Republicans and Democrats are watching the gubernatorial recall election in Wisconsin very closely, as it could have implications for the presidential race.

CBS 2–06/05/2012

Rick Santorum

Caliendo: Time To Think About Convention, General Election With Santorum Out

Rick Santorum withdrew from the Republican presidential race Tuesday, and political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney will now be thinking about the general election and picking a running mate.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney Will Likely Be Nominated, But No Dropouts Coming Yet

Mitt Romney had a clean sweep Tuesday, handily winning the Republican primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Rick Santorum

Caliendo: Romney Remains Frontrunner Despite Santorum Victories

Rick Santorum boldly declared Tuesday night that he would win the Republican presidential primary before the convention, but mathematically, Mitt Romney remains the frontrunner, political analyst Stephen Caliendo says.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum

Caliendo: GOP Race Still Very Much Up In The Air

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum both chalked up some wins in the Republican primaries Super Tuesday, but the presidential race is still very much up in the air, says political analyst Stephen Caliendo.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney’s Win In Michigan Wasn’t Much Of A Victory

Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney’s victory in the Republican primary in Michigan was essentially a tie in terms of delegate allotment.

CBS 2–02/29/2012

Mitt Romney Holds Florida Night Party in Tampa

Caliendo: Florida Primary Exposed Deep Divide In GOP

Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney’s landslide victory in the Florida Republican primary was expected, but the primary exposed a deep divide among Republican voters.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney Victory In Florida Won’t Mean End Of Primary

There is some expectation that Mitt Romney will get a firmer grasp on the GOP presidential nomination after the Florida primary Tuesday, but political analyst Stephen Caliendo says a Romney victory doesn’t mean the race is over.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Republican Presidential Hopeful Newt Gingrich Kicks Off Iowa Tour In Dubuque

Caliendo: Gingrich Victory In S.C. Was Referendum On Romney

Voters in South Carolina shook up the race for the Republican presidential nomination over the weekend, handing Newt Gingrich an upset victory against and delivering a setback to heretofore frontrunner Mitt Romney. Political analyst Stephen Caliendo has some thoughts.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney Will Face A Struggle In South Carolina

Mitt Romney won handily in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, but his challengers say they are ready to fight in South Carolina.

CBS 2–01/11/2012

Mitt Romney

Caliendo: Romney Has A Lot Of Work To Do After Iowa

Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney has a lot of work to do after winning the Iowa Caucus by just eight points, and Rick Santorum can expect to have “a target on his back.”

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Stephen Caliendo

Stephen Caliendo

The shakeout now begins after Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum finished in a virtual tie in the Iowa Caucuses. Political analyst Stephen Maynard Caliendo joined us this morning with analysis.

01/04/2012