Unlike Rudolph Giuliani, a front-runner shot down in reactionary flames in 2008, Christie isn't pro–choice.
Peter Beinart on why the front-runner should pass on his party's first primary, not just August's Straw Poll.
Paterson, too, finally spoke about Kennedy the same day, asking a reporter, "How is she a front-runner?"
And he's not going to register, I shouldn't think, as they front-runner in the polls.
Influential Democrats at the statehouse tell me that the front-runner is none other than Dukakis.
But he remains the front-runner—though his staff recoils from the term—and she remains a long-shot celebrity with high negatives.
Every year when the Oscars roll around, a front-runner starts to emerge from the pack, and a nasty story follows.
The film, directed by Gus Van Sant, is being touted as a front-runner for the Best Picture Oscar come February.
The GOP front-runner refused to take an antiabortion litmus test, putting support from the religious right at risk.
But being a front-runner can be a curse as much as a blessing.
The leader in a contest, election, etc: That left as front runners Runcie and England's second-ranking churchman (1914+ fr racing)