Time for campaigning is quickly running out for the two major presidential hopefuls, Sens. Obama and McCain, as they drive home their closing arguments for their campaigns' electoral bid, speaking across the nation's battleground states. Judy Woodruff reports.
Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin defended their running mates and sparred over tax policy, the war in Iraq and other issues during Thursday night's vice presidential debate. Political analysts and historians discuss the candidates' performances.
Vice presidential candidates Senator Biden and Governor Palin meet in St. Louis Thursday for a highly-anticipated campaign debate. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks preview the meeting and the stakes for the candidates.
Vice presidential candidates Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin will face off Thursday in their only debate -- a meeting political-watchers say could earn record levels of viewership. Reporters who have been covering Biden and Palin offer insight.
New polls suggest the economic crisis has created momentum for Sen. Barack Obama's campaign, especially in battleground states. The Hotline's Amy Walter and Susan Page of USA Today break down the latest campaign news and how Thursday's vice presidential debate…
Convention attendees and a panel of historians offer perspective on the significance of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's historic nomination and the challenges on the campaign trail.
After a look at reaction to vice presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin's speech to the GOP convention Wednesday, a panel of analysts, lawmakers and columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks, offer insight on Palin's impact on the event.
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…
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.
At the Republican convention in St. Paul, GOP delegates have been discussing the economic downturn and their support for Sen. John McCain's policies. The NewsHour speaks with delegates from Michigan about their viewpoints and with political experts about the delegates'…
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