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Presidential Politics

Sen John McCain, out of the limelight this week, gets a lot of attention today as he gets ready to name his running mate. We look back at Sen. Obama's speech last night, and at the coming RNC with Michael Tomasky of the Guardian and Roger Simon of

Katrina 3rd Anniversary - and Tropical Storm Gustav

Sober ceremonies marked the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans today. Meanwhile residents brace for tropical storm Gustav, which is expected to touch down on the Gulf Coast early next week. We speak with John Pope, reporter for the Times-Picayune.


As the government coalition in Pakistan unravels, we speak with the BBC's longtime South Asia Correspondent, Owen Bennett Jones.

Denver Postcards from Robin Young

Robin Young is headed to St. Paul for the Republican National Convention next week, but she left us two postcards from the Democratic Convention in Denver.

Denver Postcard #2

Robin's second postcard is from the Catch 22 Karaoke Bar in Wheat Ridge.

This program aired on August 29, 2008.

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