CBS News Super Tuesday Coverage

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On Feb. 5, 22 states and American Samoa will hold Democratic contests in which 41% of all delegates will be awarded. Also that day, 21 states will hold Republican contests with approximately 43% of delegates being awarded. When the final tallies are in on Super Tuesday, nearly half of the delegates to both parties will have been chosen and the country might well have an indication of who the eventual nominee of each party will be. (Click here for the complete campaign calendar)

CBS News will provide aggressive and comprehensive coverage of the critical Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses being held in 24 states and one territory on Feb. 5 - with wall-to-wall continuous and comprehensive coverage on television, radio and the Internet. The following is a menu what you will able to find wherever you are.

CBS Television Network

In addition to reports on The Early Show and the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric and updates and special reports beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET, Couric will anchor a two-hour Campaign '08 Super Tuesday primetime special, live from 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET and from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PT on the West Coast.

Live from CBS News headquarters in New York, she will be joined by Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer and Senior Political Correspondent Jeff Greenfield, who will provide analysis of the day's and evening's events. The special also will include reports from CBS News correspondents covering the major candidates and events in key states. 60 Minutes Correspondent Scott Pelley will be on hand with Couric to provide analysis of the state-by-state votes, while CBS News Correspondent Anthony Mason will offer analysis of exit poll trends across all primary states.

Couric will anchor live updates of the CBS Evening News and the primetime special for the West Coast.

Anchors Harry Smith, Julie Chen and Maggie Rodriguez will offer complete coverage on The Early Show, 7:00-9:00 a.m. ET/PT, on Tuesday and in-depth analysis, with CBS News experts, of the results on Wednesday.

Also, just two days before Super Tuesday, Bob Schieffer will anchor Face The Nation from New York and the CBS News Super Tuesday set on Sunday, Feb. 3, 10:30-11:00 a.m. ET.


CBS Radio News

CBS Radio News, for the first time, will offer its affiliates continuous coverage of the latest news and results on Super Tuesday, beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET, until at least midnight ET. CBS National News Correspondent Dan Raviv will anchor the program from campaign headquarters in New York. He will be joined by reporters at all the major candidates' headquarters, as well as polling and political experts throughout the country. CBS Radio News will also supply short-form special reports four times each hour and unanchored feeds of the candidates' concession and victory speeches.

CBSNews.com

CBSNews.com will provide live primary results from every county of every state once a minute. Readers will be able to watch delegate counts rise as they see projections being made in real time by the CBS News Decision Desk.

In addition, CBSNews.com will provide continuous breaking news and video and insightful original analysis as the night unfolds and the race to the nomination in both parties takes shape. Partnered with washingtonpost.com and The Politico, CBSNews.com will have the most comprehensive analysis of the issues that resonated with voters.

CBSNews.com will simulcast Couric's continuous live television coverage on the CBS Evening News, as well as the special primetime specials across the country from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET. CBS Radio Network's live continuous coverage will also be simulcast online, beginning at 8 p.m. ET. CBSNews.com will also provide live unedited live video and on-demand video clips from all the candidates' rallies.
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