The past week on the campaign trail featured new television ads released by Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain and the first network news interview of Republican vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin. Judy Woodruff recaps the developments.
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama campaigned Tuesday in the critical swing state of Ohio and addressed plans for troop levels in Iraq. Judy Woodruff reports on the latest developments from the campaign trail.
The presidential candidates began their first full week of campaigning following their official nominations by visiting key battleground states Monday. Political reporters discuss the status of the campaigns and what lies ahead.
With both national party conventions now complete, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama hit the ground running as the race begins to Election Day. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the road ahead.
More than 42 million people tuned in Thursday to see John McCain's acceptance speech, matching the number who watched Barack Obama's speech last week. A panel of editors and columnists weigh how the GOP event was received across the country.
Although female voters had been leaning Democratic so far in this presidential campaign, Gov. Sarah Palin has brought new appeal to the Republican ticket for socially conservative women. Two analysts examine issues that concern women and how these will influence…
After the close of both conventions, GOP Sen. John Mccain and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, and their Democratic rivals, Sen. Barack Obama and Joe Biden, hit the ground running with campaign stops in key states while exchanging jabs on economic…
Buoyed by spirited speeches, the GOP convention came to a close Thursday night. Analysts Mark Shields, David Brooks and a panel of historians discuss the strengths and weaknesses of John McCain's acceptance speech and the GOP message of "change" in…
Sen. John McCain reached out to independents and disaffected Democrats in his acceptance speech Thursday at the Republican convention in St. Paul, Minn. McCain also detailed his experience as a prisoner of war and criticized Russia for its role in…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Sen. John McCain will accept the Republican nomination for the presidency later Thursday. Following are excerpts from his acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery.
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