The presidential campaign has entered a new and perhaps decisive stage, in which the policy proposals of each candidate are front and center. Al Gore says George W. Bush's plans overhwhelmingly favor the rich; Bush says he s got fresh answers for those left behind. Today we'll separate rhetoric from reality -- with senior surrogates for the Gore and Bush campaigns, plus two top economists who actually speak English.
- Newsmaker: Scott Wildman, Democratic assembly member from Los Angeles, talks about the status of state campaign finance reform.
- Reporter's Notebook: An early look at an FTC report claiming the entertainment industry is toeing both sides of the line when it comes to violence and children.