Editor's note: Tenth in a weekday series on the traits, tastes and backgrounds of presidential candidates.

The Associated Press asked the presidential candidates to name their favorite electronic gadgets. Their answers:

DEMOCRATS:

-- New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: iPod

-- Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards: iPod

-- Illinois Sen. Barack Obama: BlackBerry

-- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson: BlackBerry, "my Crackberry."

REPUBLICANS:

-- Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani: CD player

-- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee: "Probably my laptop. Or my bass guitar and amplifier."

-- Arizona Sen. John McCain: Razr cell phone and the TV remote

-- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: BlackBerry

-- Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson: iPod

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