Nearly 1 million people moved inland from the Gulf Coast over the weekend. The mass evacuation is a first test of a new and complex safety plan.
McCain might skip the four-day gathering completely, says convention chair Boehner.
Conservative thinkers and political historians think the GOP could be at the end of its historic 40-year grasp on power.
Socially conservative and telegenic, Alaska's governor livens the ticket but is questioned on experience.
The GOP National Convention opens in a place reflecting the nation’s enduring agrarian myth ... with skyscrapers.
With his lead over McCain in the polls now gone, the Democratic nominee must woo independents.
Newly registered Democrats will offset any lag for Obama among traditional party voters, Plouffe and Axelrod said Thursday at a Monitor breakfast.