Seventeen candidates are running for president of the Navajo Nation, a post that wields important influence on the nation's largest American Indian reservation.
"We're putting a lot of blood, sweat and tears into this race, and I think you're going to see us show up," said political consultant, Christina Martinez.
and is certainly hoping for a big boost from the debate. Romney said that he never imagined being so invested in a presidential race . "It's just kind of fun being the same name and getting a chance to talk politics when people don't typically
had dinner with campaign donors when he first ran for president. The dinner contest will be held quarterly as the presidential race steams toward a November 2012 finish line. In a video announcement from his 2008 campaign, Obama said he wanted
New Hampshire next week. ABC reports Perry has spoken with Arpaio several times over the phone since entering the presidential race . Over the past few months, Arpaio has met personally in Phoenix with Republican presidential candidates Michele
they win the party's nod to challenge President Barack Obama. In 2008, immigration helped shape the Republican presidential race , with John McCain bypassing the leadoff caucus state of Iowa -- and planting his flag in New Hampshire -- after