Rob Christensen, reporter for Raleigh News and Observer, checks in from Cary, North Carolina, and Dan Moulthrop, host of WCPN's 'Sound Ideas,' report about the fierce competition for the voters in swing state Ohio.
In the last few days before the election, House and Senate Republicans, have been pushing hard to help incumbents facing tough re-election races keep their seats in Congress. Guest: New York Times reporter David Herszenhorn
The American Medical Association has issued an apology to black doctors for a history of racial discrimination. But is it a case of too little too late? The Takeaway talks with Dr. George C. Debnam, who experienced the AMA's racial prejudice firsthand as a young doctor in North Carolina in the 1950's.
President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they're electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.
Like Ohio and Texas, places where Republican majorities are trying to pass anti-abortion legislation, residents of North Carolina are showing up in groups to protest the legislature's actions. The protests, called "Moral Mondays," have been going on for more than ten weeks and have resulted in hundreds of arrests.