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Town hall politics

Faith shares her thoughts on the recent proposal from Senator John McCain's campaign that he and likely Democratic nominee Barack Obama should engage in joint "town hall" debates.

Global Politics

Obama rises from the land of Lincoln's splintered house

A focal point at tonight's Democratic National Convention will be the delegation from the Illinois Democratic Party, a delegation that is infamous for its inability to cooperate. What is the story behind the fractious party in which Barack Obama cut his political teeth, and how has it taught him to be a presidential nominee?