Presidential Elections

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

August 12, 2011

A panel of journalists join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories: Eight Republican candidates clashed in the Iowa presidential debate last night; the Dow moved 400 points on four straight days for the first time in history; and congressional leaders picked members of the new deficit “supercommittee.”

News Roundup - Hour 1

July 29, 2011

A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories: Congressional lawmakers proposed competing debt plans to avoid a first-ever default on U.S. obligations as the Aug. 2 deadline nears; the debt ceiling stalemate threatened to stall an already struggling U.S. economy, and GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry rose to second in a new Gallup Poll.

Campaign Finance and Upcoming Elections

May 24, 2011

Changes in corporate and special interest spending for 2012: How recent court decisions on campaign financing could influence upcoming elections.

2008 Election Results

November 5, 2008

A state by state look at how the country voted, what exits polls tell us about voter decisions, and what the next Congress will look like.

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.

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