June 10th, 2008
09:53 PM ET

Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 6/10/08

John McCain and Barack Obama are making the economy the number one issue in the election and we’re keeping them honest tonight.

Sen. Obama’s team has come up with about 20 names of potenial VP candidates including some former military leaders. We’ll have a strategy session with best political team on television.

And, what about Chelsea? Now that her mother’s campaign is over what does the future hold for Chelsea Clinton? Gary Tuchman will have that report.

Please check out a post that may be helpful if you wonder why some comments get posted while others do not. LINK TO COMMENTS POST

Anderson is in the field shooting Planet in Peril: Battle Lines so Campbell Brown will be anchoring tonight. Make sure to watch her and Erica Hill on the live web camera from the 360° studio. We’ll turn the camera on at 945p ET and turn it off at 11p ET. LINK TO THE BLOG CAMERA

We’ll start posting comments to this blog at 10p ET and stop at 11p ET.

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  1. Jo Ann, Ohio

    Good night everyone! See you tomorrow.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:58 pm |
  2. Cynthia

    Night to all, especially Erica, Campbell & David Gergan. It's nice when David is on the blog and you can get a sensible opinion.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:58 pm |
  3. Lorie Ann, Buellton, California

    Good Tuesday evening all. Shot of the day..You know what they say, It's the handbag that makes the outfit. Night all

    June 10, 2008 at 10:58 pm |
  4. Mike Cleveland,Ohio

    Campbell is doing an awsome job.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:58 pm |
  5. Megan Dresslar

    P.S. Jana in Indiana,
    I don't worry about him at all!!! no problem for me.........

    June 10, 2008 at 10:58 pm |
  6. Jolene

    Now that bag is what I call some "bling". Only in my dreams would I ever be able to own that!

    Good discussion tonight. Campbell Brown did a great job! Nite all!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:57 pm |
  7. Jennifer - Michigan

    Goodnight All.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:57 pm |
  8. Cindy

    Great show...night Campbell! Hope to see you tomorrow!


    June 10, 2008 at 10:57 pm |
  9. CaseyJPS - California

    Good night 360 Bloggers! As always, thanks for the thoughtful exchange and education. Have a great evening. Can't wait to see more Planet in Peril tomorrow (I hope)!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:56 pm |
  10. Patty

    Ken Starr...., he sure pocketed a lot of our tax dollars....for finding
    nothing....he's sharp, but useless....

    June 10, 2008 at 10:55 pm |
  11. Jolene

    So Ken Starr is for the "stars" now? Hmmm.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:55 pm |
  12. Megan Dresslar

    Good night! Campbell, Erica, Gary T. David G. and Bloggers!!!
    Have a good night! Sleep tight! See you tomorrow night!!!!!!! 🙂

    June 10, 2008 at 10:55 pm |
  13. CaseyJPS - California

    I'll take "blah" any day on Wall Street, as opposed to repeated 300-400 point drops.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:54 pm |
  14. Jo Ann, Ohio

    Jana, I'll bet Anderson couldn't wait to get away from all this political stuff for awhile and visit with the mountain gorillas! I can't blame him!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:52 pm |
  15. Jolene

    Tom Foreman's report was interesting. Obama going after conservative Christians will be an interesting strategy, especially with the younger voters.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:51 pm |
  16. Lorie Ann, Buellton, California

    It's a shame we all have to be divided by so many labels. Perhaps one day , we could have a candidate just spell out their plans, solutions and everything in between to All of us.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:50 pm |
  17. Cindy

    There is no way that conservatives will vote for Obama. He stands for everythign they are against...young or old Christians!


    June 10, 2008 at 10:49 pm |
  18. Betty Ann, Nacogdoches,TX

    I hope Obama gets the evangelical vote before McCain!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:49 pm |
  19. CaseyJPS - California

    Politics should not matter at all, relative to religion. Churches need to be taxed–they are businesses.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:48 pm |
  20. Ken in NC

    Your Brain On Politics really works. John McCains fear ads really got me scared to death of him being president.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:48 pm |
  21. Jana, Indiana

    I bet Anderson is so excited to be with the gorilla's and not having to worry about political discussions right now.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:46 pm |
  22. Billi

    That was a very interesting report. Might that not explain why so many Clinton supporters are having a hard time switching to Obama, despite the calls for "reason" ? Their emotions are telling them otherwise.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:45 pm |
  23. Linda, Los Angeles

    Hi David, I agree that Obama needs a vacation. Fact is McCain will continue to attack. Obama does not have the 3 month luxury McCain did. Best bet is to take weekend bike rides with the fam.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:45 pm |
  24. EJ (USA)

    Well goodnight – sounds like 360 may be a little more exciting tomorrow.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:45 pm |
  25. Jolene

    David Gergen: Never thought about taking some time to get intellectual and determine what to lock in on regarding these issues. I'm all for a break but I believe both candidates would have to agree to take the vacation at the same time. If not, one would try to take advantage of the other being on a break. I suppose that would never happen! Thanks for live blogging tonight!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:44 pm |
  26. CaseyJPS - California

    Subliminal messages. Hmmm, everybody check your ice cubes CLOSELY until the election is over!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:43 pm |
  27. Susan - North Haven, CT

    STACY – Yes, you are right about Chelsea's current job.
    But should she decide to enter a more public career at some point, I hope it's not politics!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:42 pm |
  28. Megan Dresslar

    David G.
    I agree with you........ I need my vacation any time......

    June 10, 2008 at 10:42 pm |
  29. Mike, Syracuse, NY

    Both my subconscious and conscious mind agree...Obama is scary and dangerous.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:42 pm |
  30. CaseyJPS - California

    If Hilary became the Vice President, then Barack wouldn’t have to get up at 3am to answer the phone (she could)!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:42 pm |
  31. Jody - Atlanta, GA

    David, glad you've joined us. I really enjoy your comments and can count on you for straightforward and balanced commentary.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:42 pm |
  32. Cindy

    I don't believe this subconscious reading stuff! No way can they have a machine that does that.


    June 10, 2008 at 10:41 pm |
  33. Stacy

    Jo Ann, I agree. Gary would do a great job with a Chelsea interview. And I'm guessing her camp wouldn't have to ask him twice.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:41 pm |
  34. Ric A. (Charlotte, NC)

    David, I couldn't agree more with the opinion that Barack should step back for a short while to develop comprehensive proposals for national security and the economy. He could ride that all the way to the White House!

    June 10, 2008 at 10:41 pm |
  35. Cynthia

    I agree that Senator Obama probably needs to take off a little time to rest and rejuvanate. Senator McCain seems to have been on cruise for 3 months.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:40 pm |
  36. Stacy

    David, I completely agree. We all need a vacation from this endless campaign season.

    June 10, 2008 at 10:38 pm |
  37. Cindy

    David...Thanks for joining us! I think Obama and McCain both need time off. And honestly we all do too! We have been inundated with nothing but politics! We need a break!


    June 10, 2008 at 10:38 pm |
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