Cover Story | Poor Missouri. Despite boasting more than one-fourth of the total
delegates up for grabs on Feb. 3, the Show Me State couldn't get a
single candidate to show up for a scheduled debate on election eve.
Instead, the Democrats flocked to Phoenix, where the delegates were
fewer, but the stakes were higher. In the world of Democratic
politics, where minority voters often spell the difference between
victory and defeat, two of Tuesday's primaries were viewed as
crucial tests for the November