Election Connection

Quick Hits

For a month that's traditionally pretty slow in the news biz, August has been brewing with convention buzz, violence in Georgia, the Olympics and speculation on the candidates' running mates.


Here are just a few web resources that are giving a unique view of some of the most pressing issues facing the campaigns:

The Veepstakes

NPR's Ken Rudin takes a visual approach to who's up and who's down on the potential vice president list for both Sen. McCain and Sen. Obama.

Finding Georgia (and anywhere else) on the Map
NewsHour's embeddable country information can be added to your blog or web site, so you'll never lose a bet.

This is His Life

Slate Magazine traces an interactive history of Obama's career through his speeches and appearances.

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