Campaign 2008: President

To win Wisconsin in their campaign for president, Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama have to do well in eight counties that border Minnesota along the Mississippi River. Obama makes his pitch to them at a rally in La Crosse tomorrow morning. (09/30/2008)
Historically, people under 30 have voted in lower numbers than other groups. But this year, there are signs that low voter turnout among youth is a thing of the past. (09/29/2008)
Midmorning analyzes the first presidential debate between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama. Who performed better in the matchup, which was held Friday night at the University of Mississippi? (Midmorning, 09/26/2008)
The debate is back on. John McCain and Barack Obama meet tonight in Mississippi for the first of three presidential debates. There's a big difference between political debates and those you'd see in high school. (09/26/2008)
John McCain accused Barack Obama of compiling "the most liberal voting record in the United States Senate" Friday night in their first debate of a close campaign for the White House. The Democrat shot back, "Mostly that's just me opposing George Bush's wrong-headed policies." (09/26/2008)
Prospects were questionable at best that John McCain and Barack Obama would meet Friday for their first presidential debate as progress appeared to dissolve between Congress and the Bush administration on a $700 billion financial industry bailout. (09/25/2008)
Republican John McCain said Wednesday that he wants to postpone Friday's debate to deal with the nation's financial problems, but Democrat Barack Obama said "it's more important than ever" that the country hear from its next president. (09/24/2008)
Republican presidential nominee John McCain said Wednesday he will suspend campaigning and wants to delay Friday's debate with Democratic rival Barack Obama. (09/24/2008)
Concern about ongoing racial prejudice is causing unease among those backing Barack Obama for president. (09/24/2008)
A new Quinnipiac poll shows the presidential race is a dead heat in Minnesota. The poll shows Democrat Barack Obama leading Republican John McCain 47 to 45 percent in Minnesota. That gap is within the poll's margin of error. (09/23/2008)

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