Before the third night of the Republican convention, columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss what’s likely ahead from speakers trying to rally the party. Continue reading
In an interview with Judy Woodruff, Cindy McCain reflects on her husband’s run for the presidency and on questions over the vetting process for Sen. John McCain’s newly named running mate, Alaska. Gov. Sarah Palin. Continue reading
As debates continue around Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s readiness to fulfill the vice presidential role, delegates from her state express their belief in Palin’s capacity and their unity with the party. The NewsHour’s Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on their stance. Continue reading
Amid growing controversy surrounding the personal and professional life of Sarah Palin, Tucker Bounds, a spokesman for the GOP campaign, asserts her strengths as a running mate, her appeal on the ticket and her family’s right to privacy. Continue reading
As the Republican National Convention resumes with its first full night of prime-time speakers, analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks assess the Sen. John McCain’s vice presidential pick, the speeches ahead and the issues at play within the Republican party. Continue reading
The choice of Sarah Palin as John McCain’s running mate has sparked a flurry of debate over balancing career and family and whether even raising such questions is gender bias. GOP Congress Heather Wilson and Mary Fallin give their insights on parenting and politics. Continue reading
As new coverage surfaces on the little-known vice presidential candidate, the NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff discusses her background, accomplishments and stance on critical issues with a delegate from Alaska.
Hurricane Gustav’s brush with New Orleans on the first scheduled day of the GOP convention has changed the dynamic of the event. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the convention’s abbreviated first day and what lies ahead in the coming week. Continue reading