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By PBS NewsHour
American television audiences are likely noticing a battle being waged during commercial breaks as millions of dollars are being spent on advertising to promote or denigrate a mysterious-sounding buzzword: clean coal technology.
Opponents of the stimulus package moving through the Senate are skeptical of the bill's increasing size, and of certain proposals they claim would not effectively boost the economy. Senators Jack Reed and John Thune debate the measure.
As Congress shapes the stimulus package, the debate rages on over what parts of the bill will be most effective in reviving the country's ailing economy. Business reporters analyze the plan's components.
Presidential hopefuls focused their words on aiding America's middle class in their final debate while maintaining very different temperaments. Experts look at how the candidates' rhetoric and approach foreshadow what's ahead in the final weeks of the campaign.
After watching the final presidential debate, a group of voters in the battleground state of New Mexico talk to Judy Woodruff about their reactions to the plans and words of Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.
With the last presidential debate behind them, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama and their running mates continued campaigning in several battleground states, focusing on the differences in their plans for the economy. Kwame Holman reports on the latest from…
The two candidates for the presidency engaged on the economy, health care, abortion and other issues in Wednesday night's third and final debate before the election. Political analysts and historians discuss whether either senator emerged victorious.
Wednesday marks the final meeting of the two major presidential candidates in a debate, where they will discuss the relevant issues. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss what will be in play during the debate.
As the presidential race marches into its final weeks, the campaigns are employing a shifting set of strategies to appeal to voters in battleground states. Local political reporters discuss the campaign ground games in their states.
The presidential candidates met for their second debate, covering topics ranging from economics to foreign policy and environmental issues. Political analysts and historians discuss the senators' performances and possible reaction will be from voters.
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