Campaign 2008: President

Barack Obama and John McCain clashed repeatedly over the causes and cures for the worst economic crisis in 80 years Tuesday night in a debate in which Republican McCain called for a sweeping $300 billion program to shield homeowners from mortgage foreclosure. (10/07/2008)
The wife of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is on her way back to Minnesota. (10/07/2008)
A new Minnesota Public Radio News/University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute poll shows that the race for president in the state changed dramatically last week. The latest findings show that Democrat Barack Obama has surged ahead of his Republican opponent John McCain in Minnesota. (10/07/2008)
Whoever is elected president in November will be inheriting a struggling economy. (10/05/2008)
Republican presidential candidate John McCain will campaign in Minnesota again on Friday. (10/04/2008)
More than a hundred voters filled our UBS Forum here at Minnesota Public Radio to watch last night's vice presidential debate. Most of them had already made up their minds about the election. But there were a few who hadn't. (10/03/2008)
Under intense scrutiny, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin stood her ground Thursday night against a vastly more experienced Joe Biden, debating the economy, energy and global warming, then challenging him on Iraq, "especially with your son in the National Guard." (10/02/2008)
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama says it's time for Congress "to take some clear action" on a financial rescue for Wall Street. (10/01/2008)
Overshadowed a bit in the attention paid to vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin are the other women in the race -- the wives of the presidential candidates. Cindy McCain and Michelle Obama are campaigning too, and contributing to the image of their respective tickets. (Midmorning, 10/01/2008)
Live coverage of a speech by Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama at an outdoor rally in LaCrosse, Wis. (Midmorning, 10/01/2008)

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