A new survey from Investor’s Business Daily shows Americans having a much brighter outlook concerning the economy than they did just a couple of months ago. Why is this happening? What factors are driving this change in opinion? And why is the presidential campaign a major factor in this renewal of optimism?
Oklahoma Rep. Mary Fallin has broken the glass ceiling in her state and did so while raising a young family. So what does she think of all the criticism surrounding GOP Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin? Are the critics way off base or do their concerns ring true? Find out for yourself! Listen to Greg’s interview with Rep. Fallin as they discuss Gov. Palin and the return of Congress and the future of energy reform.
State Department sources say that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il suffered a stroke last month and may be severely disabled as a result. What does this mean in our efforts to rid the regime of nuclear weapons? Is this an opening into the world’s most closed society or will North Korea become more isolated? Sound off with your opinion right here!
On Tuesday, President Bush praised the success of the surge in Iraq and called for more modest troop withdrawals as a result of the improved security while sharpening his focus on the fight in Afghanistan. Is this a sign that the surge has been an unqualified success or would there be more substantial reductions if the situation were as strong as Bush suggests? Share your thoughts with us!
Listen to Greg’s interview with Iraq War veteran and Vets for Freedom Chairman Pete Hegseth.
John McCain is enjoying a pretty healthy bounce out of the Republican convention. According to Gallup, McCain leads by five points but the big story may be the swing of independents to McCain – at least for now.
Listen to Greg’s interview with Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport on the McCain bounce.
Russia is moving right along in its assistance for Iran’s nuclear program. The next stage is being called an “irreversible” step. What does this mean for our national security? What does it say about our relationship with Russia.
Listen to Greg’s interview with Ilan Berman on Russia’s latest exploits.
In the first major batch of polls released following the Republican National Convention, John McCain is surging ahead of Barack Obama. Has there been a major, permanent change in this race or will the McCain bounce fade away? Let us know what you think!
Hear extended excerpts from John McCain’s nomination acceptance speech – on his economic agenda and the experience that forged his character. And tell us what you think about his speech and who you want to win this election.
John McCain accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night in Minnesota. How did he do? Did he convince you to support him? Why or why not?
Click here to listen to analysis of McCain and Sarah Palin from Professor Larry Sabato and reporter John Gizzi.