US elections

Conflict & Justice

Natural-born question

What does it mean to be a "natural-born" citizen? That's what you have to be to become US president, and it's not just an academic question, as Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from law professor Sarah Duggin.

Arts, Culture & Media

Jamming for Obama

In Jamaica, two songs have been written and recorded by Jamaican artists in support of Barack Obama's presidential run, and The World's Marco Werman has been trying to find out what Jamaica's Obama songs are all about.

Conflict & Justice

Gauging the Arab-American vote

Eight years ago, Arab-American citizens favored George Bush for president. This year, polls suggest they're leaning toward Democratic candidate Barack Obama. And the war in Iraq plays a role in that shift, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.

Conflict & Justice

Foreign-born voters

Mariah Haroon was born in Pakistan. Ka Chan was born in Hong Kong. Both voted in their first US election today. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to them about their experiences as new voters.

Global Politics

Sudan concerned over Obama stance

People in Sudan have mixed feelings about an Obama presidency. There's pride that a man of African descent has reached the White House. But as Heba Aly reports from Khartoum, there's also concern about the president-elect's aggressive talk about Darfur.

Conflict & Justice

Romney Alienates Latino Mormons

Between their religion and their generally conservative culture, Mitt Romney ought to have a lock on their vote. But many in the Latino Mormon community are torn between voting for a fellow Mormon - and their dislike of his immigration policies.

Global Politics

Kenya watches US election

The crisis in Kenya has drawn international attention to its presidential power struggle. But it's the US presidential bid...and favored candidate Barack Obama...that's getting the attention of many Kenyans. The World's Sheri Fink reports.

Global Politics

Obama's stance on Iraq

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has built his political message on Iraq around a theme: bringing American troops home, but the Illinois senator has begun to moderate his position