It tops Congress’s agenda, now colored by lawmakers’ preelection calculus.
Nearly 3 in 4 see taxes and budget deficits as 'extremely' or 'very' important in the 2008 campaign.
Obama and McCain spar over Palin's claim that she killed the "bridge to nowhere"
Gallup poll shows McCain leading Obama
Virginia could be a bellwether in a year that is likely to see a few more battleground states.
But his policy agenda largely reflects the Bush administration's stands on tax cuts and the Iraq war.
Plea deal ousts Kilpatrick after an eight-month scandal. Interim mayor inherits a city in a slump.
The Bush administration announces $1 billion in aid but no military assistance.
The vice presidential nominee’s hometown in Alaska takes pride in its independent ways.
Lukewarm before, conservatives are now ready to work for the GOP ticket, delegates say.
Presidential candidates can't win in '08 without spelling out their vision, according to adviser Robert Gibbs.
McCain and Palin fired up their base, but they’ll need to attract independents and some Democrats to win.