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.
Judy Woodruff digs deeper into the health care issue in New Mexico, speaking with the campaigns' state representatives to explain how their respective health plans will better deal with current needs.
In New Mexico, where a quarter of the residents do not have health insurance, rising poverty rates and a lack of medical facilities are straining the system and bringing health care to the forefront of this year's election.
Presidential candidate Ralph Nader speaks with the NewsHour's Ray Suarez about his latest bid for the White House and discusses his platform on the critical issues facing the country this election year.
New Mexico's stark economic disparities are evident in the state's north, from the affluent community of Los Alamos to the struggling Hispanic heartland of Espanola. Paul Solman reports on the reasons behind the inequalities and the efforts to narrow the…
A day after Democratic candidate Barack Obama unveiled his new recovery proposal for the struggling economy, his GOP rival John McCain released his own plan in an effort to gain steam in the polls. Kwame Holman reports on the candidates'…
In this first spotlight segment on New Mexico, the NewsHour examines election issues in the Land of Enchantment as the race between Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama nears its end. Political analysts discuss local campaign tactics.
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