Listen to Greg’s interview with Republican Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn as they discuss the GOP presence at the Democratic convention, what we saw on Day One of the convention and whether either of the parties are unified behind their nominees.
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Tonight, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton will address the Democratic National Convention. Her supporters were reportedly infuriated by Barack Obama’s complete dismissal of the former first lady in the running mate selection process. So can Hillary heal the wounds of a bitter primary battle or will it take more than one speech to unify the party?
Michelle Obama gave a widely applauded speech Monday night at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. But is the folksy image we all saw on Monday night the real Michelle Obama or a calculated approach designed to counter her controversial statements from earlier in the campaign?
After days, weeks and even months of anticipation, Barack Obama chose Delaware Senator Joe Biden as his running mate. And in the first poll taken after the announcement…the race is still dead even. Whay didn’t the Biden choice make any difference? And what doe the Democrats need to do to get a bounce out of their convention?
Reports are surfacing that ailing Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy will appear at the Democratic convention in conjunction with a tribute in his honor that is scheduled for Monday night.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing are now over. After more than two weeks of competition, what memories will stay with you? Will it be eight gold medals for Michael Phelps? The emotional roller coaster of the men’s volleyball team? Twin gold medals for Team USA in basketball? Or something else entirely? Share your favorite Olympic memories with us!
Republicans did not succeed in getting Democrats to reconvene Congress for a vote on offshore oil drilling, but did they set the stage for victory when members come back next month? Check out Greg’s interview with Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leader for the GOP on this issue.
Team USA crushed defending gold medalists Argentina in Olympic semifinal basketball on Friday. Will a gold medal be a moment to celebrate or a moment to reconsider professional athletes participating in the games?
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says a stronger dollar and lower commodity prices are good news in his effort to keep inflation in check.
Just when we thought we knew the final group of four or five names being considered for Barack Obama’s running mate, here comes Texas Rep. Chet Edwards. Why is his name emerging at the last moment? What is his political record? Is Obama just toying with the media at this point? And would Obama be taking a huge risk with a virtually unknown running mate?