Virginia could be a bellwether in a year that is likely to see a few more battleground states.
McCain and Palin fired up their base, but they’ll need to attract independents and some Democrats to win.
An army of supporters descends on Minnesota to push an antiwar, antigovernment agenda.
Socially conservative and telegenic, Alaska's governor livens the ticket but is questioned on experience.
Newly registered Democrats will offset any lag for Obama among traditional party voters, Plouffe and Axelrod said Thursday at a Monitor breakfast.
Colorado, Virginia, New Mexico, and other states are now in play.
New process could replace centrifuges but renew threat of nuclear proliferation.