Palin comes out swinging Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin reved up Republicans during her acceptance speech. Now, on the last night of the Republican National Convention, it's John McCain's turn to accept his party's nomination. As part of our special convention coverage, Gary Eichten broadcasts live from the Xcel Energy Center, the site of the Republican National Convention.
Steven Smith: Director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.
Vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin speaks at the RNC Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin gave a rousing speech before a rapt audience at the Xcel Center in St. Paul Wednesday night, as she accepted the Republican Party's nomination for vice president. Keynoter former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani also attacked the record of Democratic nominee Barack Obama.12:06 p.m.
Sarah Palin: Republican vice presidential nominee and governor of Alaska.
Rudolph Giuliani: Former Republican presidential hopeful. He served as New York's mayor for two terms, ending December, 2001.
McCain's big moment Before the Republican National Convention can come to a close, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., must accept his party's nomination. Also speaking tonight will be Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, and Cindy McCain.
As part of our special convention coverage, Gary Eichten broadcasts live from the Xcel Energy Center, the site of the Republican National Convention.7:00 p.m.