From mock trials to social-justice salons, an ardent group of activists presses forward.
McCain might skip the four-day gathering completely, says convention chair Boehner.
Radovan Karadzic appears Friday to answer to charges of war crimes in the 1990s.
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.
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.