Did the presidential race change much as a result of Wednesday night’s debate? How can McCain reverse the momentum in the battleground states? And who will win the critical U.S. Senate races in Minnesota and Alaska? We ask John Gizzi of Human Events.
Wednesday’s headlines…What happened on Wall Street today? What is the president saying about the roller coaster in the markets? How is Sarah Palin trying to show the difference in fiscal priorities between McCain and Obama? We discuss all of this in the top news for Wednesday, October 15, 2008.
More of Wednesday’s top news…Which candidate is corporate America supporting overwhelmingly? What does Obama say about cutting capital gains tax rates? What is the latest on the sex scandal involving Florida Democratic Congressman Tim Mahoney? And which member of Congress has a son headed to prison? We bring you the answers. Listen here!
John McCain has less than three weeks to reverse the Obama momentum and convince more voters he is the right choice to handle the U.S. economy. How does he do that? What can he say tonight in the final debate to win over more voters or cast more doubt about Barack Obama? How much should go after Obama’s shady connections like Bill Ayers, Tony Rezko and ACORN? We ask Mike Duncan, Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Virtually every poll shows Barack Obama leading John McCain nationally and in most of the key battleground states. So what is his strategy heading into tonight’s third and final presidential debate? Should he sit on his lead or be aggressive to the finish? How will he respond to questions about his connections to an unrepentant terrorist and the ACORN group being investigated for voter registration fraud? We ask Christina Bellantoni, National Political Reporter for The Washington Times.
Our next stop on the road to Election Day is the very tight U.S. Senate race in Minnesota. Can Republican Norm Coleman hang on for a second term? Can comedian Al Franken really pull the upset? How might a serious third party challenge impact this race? We discuss all these questions with Kevin Duchshere, Political Reporter for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Two years ago, Florida GOP rep. Mark Foley resigned in disgrace after engaging in sexually charged text messaging with teenage House pages. Now Tim Mahoney, the Democrat who replaced Foley in Congress, is in grave political danger after news surfaced of two simultaneous extramarital affairs and that he paid one of them to keep quiet. So what is fact and what is fiction here? And is Tim Mahoney’s political career over? We ask Roll Call reporter David Drucker.
We have Tuesday’s top stories…What is the latest in the massive voter registration fraud investigation of ACORN – a group sympathetic to the Obama campaign? What is Obama himself saying about this scandal? What do Republicans say about it? What is the latest plan by the Bush administration to shore up the economy? We discuss all of these key issues as we examine the top stories for Tuesday, October 14, 2008.
More of Tuesday’s headlines! How did Wall Street respond to Monday’s record rally? How are Democrats reacting to the Bush plan for the government to buy up equity in major banks? What are John McCain and Barack Obama saying about each other’s economic plans and their own? We answer all of these questions. Click here now!
Democrats hope to win a veto-proof majority in the U.S. Senate and the contest in Oregon is at the heart of that strategy. Can Republican Gordon Smith win a third term or will Democrat Jeff Merkley take the seat away? Does Barack Obama have coattails? What are the issues that are driving this race? Which candidate has the momentum? We ask Ryan Brown of KFLS Newstalk 1450 in Klamath Falls, Oregon.