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.
Sen. Hillary Clinton held a strong foothold in the key state of Florida during the primaries -- and her supporters are not yet running to either presidential ticket. Judy Woodruff reports on efforts by the Obama and McCain campaigns to…
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…
In the second segment in a series about Florida's continued status as a political battleground, Judy Woodruff examines efforts to register new voters in the Sunshine State and what both parties' plans are to get out the vote come November.
With the housing market in turmoil and the markets reeling from the credit crisis, voters in the battleground state of Florida are scrutinizing what each of the candidates may be able to do to tackle the situation. Judy Woodruff reports…
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama sharply attacked each other's judgment on Iraq, Iran and Pakistan during Friday's debate. Political analysts and historians react to the candidates' performances.
For all the historic footers already added to this first presidential debate between Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama, the debate itself almost didn't happen following Senator McCain's decision two days prior the event, to suspend his campaign.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
As Washington struggles to reach consensus on a proposed Wall Street bailout, GOP senators have blocked a proposed Democratic plan to pump $56 billion into public works projects, help for the jobless and to help states with high Medicaid bills.
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