This week will tell whether Roger Federer, the Fred Astaire of tennis, can regain his footing after losing the No. 1 ranking to the hustling Spaniard, or whether a once-in-a-generation shift is under way.
In his speech Thursday he must knit the party together – and reach out to independents.
At home, guys are tackling more and more domestic duties.
The party's 30-second spot highlights US economic woes.