Socially conservative and telegenic, Alaska's governor livens the ticket but is questioned on experience.
The Democratic nominee delivers strongest case yet against McCain campaign, prods Americans to change the direction of the country.
The GOP National Convention opens in a place reflecting the nation’s enduring agrarian myth ... with skyscrapers.
Democratic strategist James Carville told the Monitor earlier this week that his choice will be a surprise.“McCain and I share something in common,” said Carvile. “We’re both craps shooters. And just by nature, craps shooters always want to put their stack in the middle of the table.”Carville was right.
As officials consider sending more troops to Afghanistan, some worry about the lack of a larger plan.
With his lead over McCain in the polls now gone, the Democratic nominee must woo independents.