Campaign 2008: President

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama plunked down $4 million for a campaign-closing television ad Wednesday night, summoning voters to "choose hope over fear and unity over division" in Tuesday's election. Republican John McCain derided the event as a "gauzy, feel-good commercial," paid for with broken promises. (10/29/2008)
Doubts about John McCain's chances for the presidency grew louder among fellow Republicans on Tuesday as a White House race largely focused on Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania entered its final week. (10/28/2008)
Republican John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin told a Pennsylvania audience Tuesday that "it's wonderful to fool the pundits" and vowed to pull out an upset win over Democratic rival Barack Obama. (10/28/2008)
From a Pennsylvania rainstorm to a thunderous Virginia rally, Barack Obama revved up his followers Tuesday, offering lofty promises of new politics and governing. (10/28/2008)
Former President Bill Clinton will make a campaign stop in Minnesota later this week. (10/28/2008)
Fading in the polls, John McCain fought Barack Obama for support in economically hard-hit Ohio on Monday, each man pledging to right the economy and turn the page on the Bush era in a state with an impressive record for picking presidents. (10/27/2008)
The ATF says it has broken up a plot to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, and to kill 88 black people in a Tennessee murder spree. (10/27/2008)
With the election just over a week away, volunteers for both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have launched statewide get out the vote efforts. (10/27/2008)
A new survey by the non-partisan group Take Action Minnesota shows that the state's Hmong voters are most concerned about domestic issues this election year. (10/25/2008)
Two advisors, one from each presidential campaign, talk about why their candidates are not giving up on health care reform despite the current economic crisis. There are big differences between the health care plans of Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama. (Midmorning, 10/24/2008)

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