September 29th, 2008
06:57 AM ET
7 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, Sept. 29th 2008


AP: Obama, McCain give measured support for bailout
Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain on Sunday gingerly embraced a newly negotiated congressional deal for a $700 billion bailout of the hobbled financial industry.

CNN: McCain retracts Palin's Pakistan comments
Sen. John McCain retracted Sarah Palin's stance on Pakistan Sunday morning, after the Alaska governor appeared to back Sen. Barack Obama's support for unilateral strikes inside Pakistan against terrorists

NYT: So Funny It’s True
Which is more true: The political events of the last week entered the realm of parody. Or the political sketches on “Saturday Night Live” were weirdly journalistic.
Hmm. That’s a tough one.

NYT: Is Palin Qualified? Obama’s Not Saying
Senator Barack Obama said in a television interview on Sunday that voters -– not he -– would have to judge whether they believe Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska is qualified to serve as vice president.

CNN Radio: Let’s make a deal!
Agreement on Capitol Hill means agreement on the campaign trail! And rare Sunday talk show appearances by the two major candidates, as Bob Costantini reports in today’s CNN Radio Political Ticker.


Filed under: Political Hot Topics
September 29th, 2008
06:42 AM ET
10 years ago

ON THE TRAIL: Sept. 29th, 2008


* Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin campaign in Columbus, Ohio

* Sen. Barack Obama campaigns in Denver, Colorado

* Sen. Joe Biden has no public events scheduled

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