The national election is just days away and both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are preparing for the presidential debates. At the same time, they're wondering if there's an October surprise, some pivotal moment, waiting in the wings to upset the whole race and shake things up.
We asked our listeners to submit questions about the jobs plan, and the likelihood that it will pass. We talk with Michael Shear, political reporter for The New York Times, and Gordon Kirk, an unemployed hotel facilities manager living in Florida.
Last night eight Republican presidential candidates gathered at the Iowa State University in Ames for a televised debate. Who said what, and which candidate fared best? We're talking with Michael Shear, writer for The Caucus blog for The New York Times.
Political fortune teller, John Zogby, president and CEO of the Zogby polling firm, and Michael Shear chief political correspondent for the Caucus Blog with our partner The New York Times, analyze some of the closest state and national races.
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