A little comedy from the candidates
St. Paul, Minn. — Midday broadcasts the remarks of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain, who dropped the political attacks and highlighted their humorous sides at this year's Alfred E. Smith Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
In addition, political scientist Steven Smith of Washington University's Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy, joins Midday for analysis of the latest on the campaign trail, including Gen. Colin Powell's endorsement of Barack Obama, campaign finance and U.S. Rep. Bachmann's recent controversial comments.
- Steven Smith: Director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.
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