An imagined conversation about politics and the economy between President Obama and residents of Des Moines, Iowa.
Obama has busted out of Washington to try to regain some of the 'rock star' glow that fueled Democratic voters in 2008. He's also trying to prevent the election from being a referendum on him.
Tax cuts: Obama and Democratic leaders want to extend the George W. Bush-era tax cuts for individuals making less than $200,000 and married couples making less than $250,000.
Former President Bill Clinton, right, campaigns for Democratic US Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, left, in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 26.
Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is interviewed at an election night party on Sept. 14. Former vice presidential candidate and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks at a 'tea party' rally in Boston in April.
The man behind Wright County Egg, the firm involved in last month's egg recall, may not be reviled in Iowa, but he's not admired either. How his egg business has changed Clarion, Iowa.
They may not be "digital natives," but senior citizens find connectedness through laptops and Facebook
British singer Phil Collins performs during "Up Close & Personal: Phil Collins Plays '60s Motown and Soul" during the 44th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland, on Thursday. The show features Collins's interpretations of the biggest hits from the '60s.