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.
With five days left before Election Day, the presidential contenders hit critical states Thursday, including Ohio and Florida, both of which President Bush won in 2004. Ray Suarez details Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama's latest moves.
With a rush of early voters going to the polls, state officials are preparing for a strong voter turnout and lawyers are amassing in battleground states in case problems occur. Legal experts weigh the situation.
Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain exchanged jabs over their tax plans and the economy as they campaigned Wednesday in Florida and North Carolina. Judy Woodruff reports from the campaign trail.
As Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain make their final cases to voters in critical states, newspaper editorial boards are weighing in with endorsements of the candidates. Editors from across the country detail which candidates their papers backed and why.
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.
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.
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.
While Michelle Obama filled in for the Senator as he visited his ill grandmother in Hawaii, Governor Palin and Senator McCain took their message to the battleground states. Judy Woodruff reports on the latest news from the campaign trail.
Results of a Project for Excellence in Journalism report indicate media coverage of Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama often mirrors their standing in the polls. A media critic and journalists weigh the impact of the recent findings and the…
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