National Elections

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...

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.

Presidential Campaign

May 21, 2008

Guest host Susan Page and guests discuss what results from the Kentucky and Oregon primaries mean for the Obama and Clinton campaigns, and examine the state of the McCain candidacy.

Pennsylvania Primary

April 8, 2008

How Obama and Clinton are playing in Pennsylvania and what the issues and politics important to that state can tell us about the Democratic nomination, the general election, and the direction of the country.

News Roundup - Hour 1

April 4, 2008

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

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