In 38 years since Earth Day was first established, global warming has been identified as the biggest risk to the planet. All three candidates for president say the US must lead the way in dealing with climate change. What do they propose? We hear about cap-and-trade, subsidies for alternatives like solar and wind and nuclear power. Also, the Supreme Court hears a challenge on the McCain-Feingold Campaign Reform Act, and President Bush turned up on a game show last night. We talk about politicians and prime time TV.
Global Warming and the Presidential Campaign
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Politicians on Prime-Time Shows, Anti-Elitism?
No candidate wants to be called "elitist," even if that means they're better than everyone else. When he played the sax for Arsenio Hall's audience in 1992, Bill Clinton...
Supreme Court Hears Challenge to McCain-Feingold Act
As Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton battle in Pennsylvania for the chance to confront John McCain , one of McCain's signature accomplishments is being challenged in...