Sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live has seen its ratings soar in recent weeks as viewers have tuned in to watch skits about political candidates and campaigns. SNL executive producer Lorne Michaels and head writer Seth Meyers discuss political comedy.
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama spoke in different parts of Pennsylvania Tuesday, each focusing on the economy and their plans to help struggling Americans, reaching out to undecided voters in the battleground state. Gwen Ifill reports on the latest.
Longtime Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens defiantly stated Tuesday that he intends to win another six-year term in the U.S. Senate next week, despite calls from within his party to step down after being convicted Monday in a federal corruption trial.
With Election Day nearing, Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain are racing around the nation's battleground states in a final attempt to shore up voter support. Political analysts discuss closing campaign strategies.
After a recap of the latest news from the campaign trail, Gwen Ifill talks to political analysts Amy Walter and Stuart Rothenberg about key congressional races and how the electoral map is shaping up in the final weeks before the…
Sens. John McCain, Barack Obama and their running mates campaigned in hotly contested states at the week's end while attacking each other's health care platforms and wealth redistribution proposals. Ray Suarez reports on the efforts to shore up votes.
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…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuru discuss the presidential candidates' plans for the troubled economy and how voters are reacting as Election Day draws ever closer.
Sen. John McCain made campaign stops in Wisconsin Thursday, while opponent Sen. Barack Obama spoke to supporters in Ohio as the campaigns continued to reach out to key battleground voters and hit the airwaves with new ads.
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