Jobs, healthcare, immigration, Iraq -- the issues that matter most to voters and how they will decide who to vote for.
The Democratic National Convention got an early start with the party's first-ever interfaith gathering.
Republicans hope to rebuild their party by reaching out to voters via new media outlets like Twitter and Facebook.
Public lashes out at lawmakers at town hall meetings discussing health care, while Rush Limbaugh and others add fuel to the fire.
Much is at stake for education systems of cash-strapped states as education reform goes before Senate.
The debate over the Democrat's bill on oil speculation is underway, and Republicans are agitating for new drilling leases.
In his concession speech, John McCain commends President-elect Barack Obama for his historic achievement.