Banking woes, rising debt levels, and unemployment will put consumers in greater trouble, economists say.
Lawmakers weigh legislation allowing them to negotiate fees.
Virginia could be a bellwether in a year that is likely to see a few more battleground states.
But his policy agenda largely reflects the Bush administration's stands on tax cuts and the Iraq war.
The Bush administration announces $1 billion in aid but no military assistance.
US forces may have sent in ground troops for the first time Wednesday. Were they targeting a top Taliban or Al Qaeda figure?
Presidential candidates can't win in '08 without spelling out their vision, according to adviser Robert Gibbs.
McCain and Palin fired up their base, but they’ll need to attract independents and some Democrats to win.