President Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney appeared in separate interviews on CBS's 60 Minutes. Despite many cries from Republicans that Romney needs to give specifics of his plans, he refused to do that on his tax overhaul proposals.
So far in this presidential campaign, the two main contestants have managed to keep details of their plans for the White House remarkably vague. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Jacki Lyden speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about what he'd like to hear once they share the same stage at the first debate.
The protests against an anti-Islam movie made in the U.S. are expected to continue for a while. How concerned is the Obama administration about political fallout at home? Plus, what's the impact of early and absentee votes on November's presidential election?
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C., but instead of sitting down with President Obama, he'll sit down with NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about Israel's relationship with this White House.
As the effect of the Republican and Democratic conventions fades, the two campaigns are kicking into high gear. Mitt Romney has refocused efforts on Latinos, and there are no more questions about Bill Clinton's support for Obama. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz talks conventions, ads and money with The Atlantic's Jim Fallows.
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