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.
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?
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.
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."
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
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
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.