Campaign 2008: President

Putting Sarah Palin near the top of the Republican presidential ticket is historic. But it might not yield the bump from women voters that the GOP is hoping for. Are we in the era of post-gender politics? (Midmorning, 09/05/2008)
Republican presidential candidate John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin got a rousing reception in Wisconsin this morning, their first joint appearance after the GOP convention. (09/05/2008)
Republican presidential nominee John McCain accepted his party's nomination Thursday night, boasting his reputation as a maverick and telling delegates he'll be an agent of change in Washington if elected president. Midday broadcasts his acceptance speech. (Midday, 09/05/2008)
After John McCain's acceptance speech capped the Republican National Convention, McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin are taking the Republican message to Wisconsin, Michigan and elsewhere before the general election. Midday examines this past week's convention and the political road ahead. (Midday, 09/05/2008)
Call it the home field advantage, but Minnesota's delegation to the Republican National Convention had prime seats to watch John McCain accept the party's nomination for president last night. (09/05/2008)
John McCain, a POW turned political rebel, vowed Thursday night to vanquish the "constant partisan rancor" plaguing the nation as he launched his fall campaign for the White House. "Change is coming" to Washington, he promised the Republican National Convention. (09/04/2008)
Hundreds of people unhappy with the two major political parties are offering a noisy endorsement of Texas Congressman Ron Paul at a day-long rally in Minneapolis. (09/02/2008)
Today's pared down schedule at the Republican National Convention gave two Minnesota Republicans some extra time to focus on their own campaigns. (09/01/2008)
Likely GOP presidential nominee John McCain and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, are traveling to Mississippi to check on people getting prepared for Hurricane Gustav. (08/30/2008)
There's no room at the Xcel Energy Center for maverick Ron Paul, so his acolytes have packed their cars, hitched rides on "Ronvoys" and will pitch tents at Ronstock '08 in Minneapolis in defiance of next week's GOP convention in St. Paul, Minn. (08/30/2008)

Tools

Podcast

Electionwise
The podcast that answers your voting questions.

MPR News
Radio

Listen Now

On Air

Morning Edition®

Other Radio Streams from MPR

Classical MPR
Radio Heartland

Services