Elections

2008 Election Results

November 5, 2008

Voters across the country go to the polls and have their say after a hard-fought, historic presidential campaign. Day after analysis of election results and a look at how Tuesday’s vote may change the American political landscape.

Countdown to the Election

November 3, 2008

A look at the states still in play in the race for the presidency, how the electoral map has changed, and what to watch for in the swing states.

Comparing the Presidential Candidates on the Issues

October 30, 2008

A final roundup of the major differences and some similarities between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain on major issues including the economy, health care, energy, and foreign policy.

Town Hall Debate

October 8, 2008

Four weeks before Election Day, John McCain and Barack Obama meet in Nashville for their only town-hall debate. How they respond to direct questioning from undecided voters and what may make a difference at the polls.

News Roundup - Hour 1

September 26, 2008

Warning that the nation's entire economy is at risk, President Bush calls for immediate action by Congress to confront the financial crisis. John McCain suspends his campaign and returns to Washington and Barack Obama says he'll go forward...

Joe Biden

August 28, 2008

A panel discusses the life and political career of Senator Joe Biden the morning after his address to the Democratic convention as Senator Barack Obama's running mate.

Convention Preview

August 21, 2008

The presidential candidates position themselves as their campaigns focus on what they need to accomplish at the Denver and St. Paul conventions. A look at what's ahead in this key transition period of the campaigns, and the wait for vice...

FISA

July 8, 2008

The Senate considers major revisions to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that would expand government powers while adding certain privacy safeguards. A look at the debate over authorizing broader warrants and immunity for Telecom...

Iran Policy

June 11, 2008

President Bush is in Europe urging allies to increase pressure on Iran over its nuclear program. A look at where the Bush administration's final push on Iran may lead, and what to expect from the next administration.

News Roundup - Hour 1

May 23, 2008

A panel of journalists joins Katty Kay for review and analysis of the week's top news stories.

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