The November RacesPlay
Democrats have seethed as national security concerns after 9/11 and the talk of war with Iraq have played into Republican hands. Where, they've asked, is political space for debating the economy, health care, and social security? Later, Republicans have responded, after we deal with life and death.
Yesterday, Senate Democratic leaders Tom Daschle snapped, accusing the White House of using war to win elections. The president, he said, ought to apologize. Today, the president answered. In this hour, war and politics. On November 5, how much does war matter?
Ron Faucheux, editor-in-chief, Campaigns & Elections, and contributing analyst, Congressional Quarterly
Ken Rudin, political editor, National Public Radio
Anna Greenberg, vice president, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research
Ed Goeas, president & CEO, The Tarrance Group
This program aired on September 26, 2002.