As the presidential race enters its final days, what do the polls say about the election outcome? We speak to Nate Silver, whose website FiveThirtyEight.com has become a must read for hundreds of thousands of political junkies.
Ryan Lizza and Hendrik Hertzberg discuss the McCain campaign’s robocalls and other hardball tactics, Obama’s McCain-equals-Bush strategy, and Joe the Plumber.
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Jonathan Freedland, Hadley Freeman and Richard Adams join Tom Clark to discuss the final two weeks of campaigning in the US presidential election battle between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
President Barack Obama’s election in 2008, sparked many discussions about how race relations would change in the United States. Many Americans hoped that the election of a black man to the highest office would provide opportunities for breakthroughs in racial equality and understanding.