What impact has the financial crisis had on the critical U.S. Senate races? Why do voters seem to blame the GOP for the mortgage and Wall Street headaches? Which races are examples of how life has become tougher for Republicans over the past month? We ask Shira Toeplitz of Roll Call newspaper.
John McCain has said for months that he will not use Barack Obama’s 20-year relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright as a campaign issue. Why not? Why do many of his advisers strongly disagree with that decision? And is it too late for McCain to change his mind? We ask Eleanor Clift of Newsweek magazine.
Just how brazen is ACORN getting in collecting fraudulent voter registrations? What are some of the latest examples of their work? And how does early voting complicate efforts to validate new voter registrations? We ask Peter Ferrara, Contributing Columnist for The American Spectator.
We have Tuesday’s top news… What is John McCain saying today about Obama’s readiness to be president? What is Obama saying about Sarah Palin’s campaign tactics? What is she saying in return? What are both McCain and Obama saying about the economy? We answer all of these questions as we bring you the top news for Tuesday, October 21, 2008.
More of Tuesday’s top news…What charge is Joe Biden making against John McCain? Why will Barack Obama be off the campaign trail for two days? What do the latest swing state polls suggest? What is the White House saying about another economic stimulus plan? And what did Wall Street do on Tuesday? We answer all of these questions as the news continues.
What does Barack Obama need to do in order to hang on to his lead and win on Election Day? Should John McCain keep hammering Obama on the economy or branch out to issues that benefit him more? How effective has Joe the Plumber been for McCain? Has Obama been hurt by his own running mate’s prediction of a crisis if they are elected? And just how tough is the electoral math for John McCain? We ask former USA TODAY White House Correspondent Richard Benedetto.
If Barack Obama wins and the Democrats win a significant majority in the House and Senate, many believe they will try to reimpose the Fairness Doctrine. What is the Fairness Doctrine and how would it work? What is its track record in American history? And is it really ‘fair’ for just a muzzling of free speech? We ask Barbara Comstock, former Director of Public Affairs for the Justice Department.
While President Bush says he hopes history will treat him better as the years go by, like it did for Harry Truman, some say there is a good lesson in the Truman years for Barack Obama should he be elected. What are those lessons? Could Obama govern as a centrist? Would Obama have a weak foreign policy or a strong foreign policy like Truman? What would he have to cut to balance the budget? And what’s the real truth about what Obama would do to our taxes? We talk with Larry Haas, former Communications Director for Vice President Al Gore.
The next president could appoint multiple Supreme Court justices. What are judicial philosophies of Barack Obama and John McCain? What do their voting records as senators indicate? We ask Gary Marx, Executive Director of the Judicial Confirmation Network.
Monday’s top news…Why is Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke pushing for another economic stimulus package? What message does Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson have for the banks propped up by federal intervention? And what odd prediction is Joe Biden making about Barack Obama’s first year on the job if elected president? We answer all of these questions as we bring you the top stories for Monday, October 20, 2008.