Election 2008: On the Campaign Trail
Nov 5, 2008 — In the final speech of his second bid for the White House, Sen. McCain acknowledges the historic nature of President-elect Barack Obama's win and what it symbolizes for race relations in this country.
Nov 5, 2008 — Democrat Barack Obama was elected America's 44th president and its first African-American commander in chief Tuesday night, in a sweeping victory that cut across race, demographics and geography.
Nov 5, 2008 — In these prepared remarks, President-Elect Barack Obama calls himself the unlikeliest presidential candidate, and warns supporters about the enormous problems the country must now face.
Nov 4, 2008 — Barack Obama voted in his Chicago neighborhood and then traveled to Indiana for a final, low-key campaign stop. John McCain began the day by voting in Phoenix, and then headed to Nevada and Colorado for a pair of campaign stops in two hotly contested Western battlegrounds.
Nov 3, 2008 — The presidential and vice presidential candidates are criss-crossing the U.S. one day before the 2008 election. Republican John McCain, Democrat Barack Obama and their running mates, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Sen. Joe Biden, are in key swing states.
Nov 3, 2008 — Democrat Barack Obama is making a play for reliably Republican Virginia. Republican John McCain is looking to make gains in traditionally Democratic Pennsylvania. Colorado is also up for grabs in Tuesday's presidential race.
Nov 3, 2008 — Tomorrow, Americans will cast their vote for the next president of the United States. And the presidential campaigns are in full throttle, sweeping through key battleground states that could heavily influence the race's outcome. NPR political editor Ken Rudin and Washington Post reporter Perry Bacon take offer Election Day eve developments.
Nov 3, 2008 — On the final day before the election, Barack Obama and John McCain kept up a frenetic pace to make sure their supporters go to the polls — and to make their cases one last time to the dwindling number of undecided voters.
Nov 2, 2008 — Just two days before Election Day, Barack Obama and John McCain are zipping through the battleground states, making their final arguments. Host Andrea Seabrook presents a few of their closing thoughts from the campaign trail today.
Nov 2, 2008 — NPR's Scott Horsley, with the McCain campaign in Pennsylvania, and Don Gonyea, with Obama in Ohio, speak with host Andrea Seabrook.