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Biden Speeches To Frame Election Debate

On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden travels to Toledo, Ohio, where he'll give the first of four "framing speeches" for the campaign. He'll be talking about what the auto rescue means for that state, and its industrial workforce.

Campaign Videos: A Time-Tested Election Tactic

President Obama's re-election campaign is releasing a video Thursday that looks back on his first term. The video was directed by Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim and narrated by actor Tom Hanks. But it isn't anything new: Video tributes to candidates have a long history.


King Returns: Ex-Gov. Fights For Snowe's Senate Seat

Republicans and Democrats are battling for Sen. Olympia Snowe's soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat, but one potential candidate could ruin all their plans. Angus King — Maine's beloved former independent governor — is trying to get on the ballot, and one poll already has him in the lead.

Romney Might Like The View From Peoria

With Illinois holding its GOP presidential primary next Tuesday, NPR's Don Gonyea speaks to voters in and around the iconic American test market of Peoria, asking: Will Illinois embrace Mitt Romney's politics, or follow the South's lead and favor Rick Santorum?

Gingrich's SuperPAC Ally Tells How His Candidate Can Still Be Nominee

To hear Rick Tyler of the pro-Gingrich superPAC tell it, Gingrich is sitting in the catbird seat. All he needs to do is wait for the Republican National Convention in Tampa to roll around in August with none of the candidates having the 1,144 delegates required for the nomination.