Candy Crowley is CNN's award-winning senior political correspondent based in the network's Washington, D.C., bureau. In this position, Crowley covers a broad range of stories, including presidential, congressional and gubernatorial races and major legislative developments on Capitol Hill. Previously, Crowley was a congressional correspondent for the network. She came to CNN from NBC News in 1987. Crowley's assignments have taken her to all 50 states and around the world. She plays a pivotal role in CNN's America Votes 2008 coverage, currently reporting across the country on the Democratic presidential candidates seeking the nation’s top political office. She was also part of the network's Emmy award-winning 2006 mid-term election coverage. She has covered the presidential campaigns of Pat Buchanan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Howard Dean, Bob Dole, Jesse Jackson, Edward Kennedy, John Kerry, Ronald Reagan, and Paul Tsongas, among others. Since the presidential nomination of Jimmy Carter, she has covered all but one of the national political conventions.
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