McCain changes course Senator John McCain has announced a suspension of his presidential campaign to deal with the financial crisis, and has asked Senator Obama to do the same. Midmorning looks at how the economy is changing the shape of the campaign.9:06 a.m.
Julian Zelizer: Professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.
Chris Cilizza: writes "The Fix" for the Washington Post.
Laura Meckler: Political reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
Do presidents have too much power? The Bush administration has come under fire for redefining the limits of presidential power, but one legal scholar argues that the Constitution created a system in which the executive has far too much leeway to make decisions of great importance, with little accountability.10:06 a.m.
Sanford Levinson: Professor of law at University of Texas Law School and author of "Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct It)."