Senate candidates meet for last debate Months of tension between U.S. Senate
candidates Norm Coleman and Al Franken spilled out in their last
debate with the Republican and Democrat trading heated accusations
about the allegations against Coleman in a lawsuit.6:50 a.m.
In campaign's final days, voter turnout is the focus The debates are over, the endrosements have been made. Now the candidates and parties are making their final push to get their supporters to the polls tomorrow. Thousands of volunteers spent the weekend knocking on doors, making phone calls and attending rallies on behalf of their candidates.7:35 a.m.
Registering and challenging votes on Election Day Tomorrow is Election Day. Most Minnesota polls will open at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
If you have not registered to vote, you can still do that at your polling place.
Also, there are people who will be at the polling locations who can challenge an individual's eligibility to vote.7:45 a.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Lack Of Players Fails To Slow Football In One Town
High school football is a rite of passage for many young athletes. But what does a school do if there aren't enough players to field a team? At Meeteetse High School in rural Wyoming, the answer was to cut by nearly half the traditional 11-member squad.
Obama Campaign Gets Out The Vote
With 24 hours to go before Election Day, the campaigns will deploy thousands of people to go door-to-door, make last-minute phone calls, and arrange for rides to the polls Tuesday. Steve Hildebrand is deputy campaign manager for Barack Obama. He tells Renee Montagne that the race is tight in a lot of swing states.
McCain's Ground War Offensive Ready
John McCain has a big grass-roots effort going. Jon Seaton is regional manager for the McCain campaign in the key states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. He tells Steve Inskeep that while the Obama campaign may have more money, the McCain campaign is battle tested.
Obama Taking Nothing For Granted With 1 Day Left
Election Day is Tuesday. Over the weekend, Democrat Barack Obama kept up a frenetic pace to motivate voters to go to the polls. Obama is concentrating on states that previously voted for President Bush.
McCain Goes Full Out, Day Before The Election
Republican presidential hopeful John McCain is trying to keep red states voting Republican. McCain will be looking for votes in seven swing states Monday before he returns to his home state of Arizona.
Despite Hassles, Early Voting Well Received
Across the country, more states than ever have allowed voting in advance of Election Day. Record numbers of voters in California are enthusiastically taking advantage of the opportunity to cast their ballots early.
Supreme Court Hears Case Involving Drug Labels
The Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a case involving drug labels and the Food and Drug Administration. The result could limit liability claims against drug makers, if one of their medicines causes harm. The case pits Wyeth Pharmaceuticals against a musician who lost part of an arm after she was improperly injected with an anti-nausea drug made by the company.
FCC Will Vote On Wireless Internet Access
The Federal Communications Commission votes Tuesday on whether to open up broadcast airwaves to deliver high-speed wireless Internet access. Tech companies like the idea. But they're facing powerful opposition from broadcasters, religious leaders and entertainers.
Swing State Reports: Ind., Nev., N.C. And Fla.
Democrat Barack Obama has held a consistent lead over Republican John McCain in national polls. However, polls in several states show the race is too close to predict. Here's a look at four states that are neither red nor blue this year.
Boeing Production Workers Return To Work
Boeing's commercial aircraft workers are heading back to factory floors. The union and company executives agreed on a contract that ended the costly two-month walkout. In the end, Boeing and the union forged a compromise on the thorny issue of hiring non-union contract workers. The machinists union also won raises of 15 percent over four years, as well as bonuses.