The road to nowhere…and other stories on our radar:
ON THE TRAIL: Obama spends the day in Tampa. McCain tours a factory in Middleburg Heights, OH before heading to another factory in Freeland, MI. Biden delivers a speech in the evening in DC. Palin is in New York City where she’ll meet with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, and Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
RAW POLITICS:The “bridge to nowhere” in Alaska became a lightning rod for federal waste and abuse. Governor Palin says she said “no thanks” to federal money for it but what about the road that was supposed to connect that bridge to an airport? Gravina Island Highway runs about three miles long and Governor Sarah Palin did not stop building the $26 million road even after the bridge was stopped. Abbie Boudreau visited what many locals call the "road to nowhere."
63rd UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY GENERAL DEBATES BEGIN: Leaders from around the world are scheduled address the General Assembly during opening debates.
HEALTH CARE FOR THE UNINSURED DEBATE: Experts and lawmakers debate the need for health coverage for uninsured Americans at the National Press Club.
NEW MICHAEL MOORE FILM RELEASED ON THE INTERNET: Filmmaker Michael Moore’s new documentary “Slacker Uprising” will be released for free on the internet. The film follows Moore as he traveled to 62 cities during the run-up to the 2004 election in an attempt to remove President Bush from office. Moore is releasing the film for free on the internet as a gift to his fans and hopes it will inspire “the largest turnout of young voters ever at the polls in November."
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