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October 8th, 2008
09:59 PM ET

ON THE RADAR: Thursday

Lisa Ort
AC360° Producer

Culprits of the collapse…and other stories on our radar:

ON THE TRAIL: Sen. McCain spends the day in Wisonsin with a town hall meeting in Waukesha and a rally in Mosinee. Sen. Obama is in Ohio with rallies in Dayton, Cincinnati and Portsmouth. Gov. Palin is also in Ohio and is holding a rally in Wilmington. Sen. Biden has gatherings in Liberty, St. Joseph and Jefferson City, MO.

RAW POLITICS: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's husband has submitted written answers to questions in the state Legislature's investigation into the firing of her public safety commissioner.

CULPRITS OF THE COLLAPSE: Dick Fuld is the former CEO of Lehman Brothers who was able to earn $480 million dollars while his firm collapsed. Could he have helped prevent the current financial crisis?

ECONOMY: The Labor Department releases the weekly report on jobless claims.

GASPAROVIC VISIT: The President of the Slovak Republic Ivan Gasparovic is scheduled to meet with George W. Bush.


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  1. Terri

    ...getting out of hand! I'm turning my television off. but before I go – I don't think McCain should be throwing rocks. Who was supplying Cindy McCain in her numbing years.

    Palin asks Senator Biden during their debate, "...oh, Joe, you're still looking back."
    Recently Palin is looking back for trash on Obamas years as a child.

    How 'bout Palin talk about Troopergate, now that's current NEWS – with lipstick!

    October 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm |
  2. Papasan in Arizona

    McCain / Palin campaign is a disgusting love affair with themselves, case in point: complete lack of focus on the ISSUES! We don't want to here about Ayers, that was 40 years ago, Issue # 1 ECONOMY, we need leaders Obama / Biden to get the ECONOMY back on track.

    October 9, 2008 at 1:47 pm |
  3. Robert Armstrong

    I am really dismayed by the fact that in the presidential debates that only certain questions can be asked. Are the candidates afraid of their record on abortion, gay marriages, or their associations with people that may credit or discredit them? How about an open forum that the candidates can ask each other unscripted questions. It is in my opinion this is the only way that we can truly know how each candidate stands on these and other important issues that face us and helps us make our choice as to who should be the next president.

    October 9, 2008 at 12:13 pm |
  4. Car1229

    Is there a reason that the ACORN voter fraud in Nevada and is being looked at in other states is not being talked about on this site or news or shows?

    October 9, 2008 at 11:42 am |
  5. Veteran J B

    McCain and Mike Huckabee might have won the election, instead he chose Palin and decided to be vague...
    Obama and Biden a clear and truthful ticket.. bring on the change..

    October 8, 2008 at 11:30 pm |
  6. Anna Roy

    You just talked about Sarah Palin's Troopergate incidence, but I'm wondering why noone is reporting on the Bristol Bay ethics investigation? According to Bob Woodruff on the Discovery Green Channel, Palin "took off her Governor's hat" to publicly comment on her opinion where she thought that the mining industry should be allowed to negatively effect the Salmon run in Bristol Bay, that was supposed to be a protected environment, by blowing up and then opening gold mines in the area.
    The mining company used her picture and comments in their publicity to push for the rights to mine there and eventually they won. It seems that it was misleading in that the people thought that "the Govenor" supported it. I wish someone would look into this and report it to the general public, along with her belief that polar bears and wolves are not endangered!

    October 8, 2008 at 11:30 pm |
  7. Kenneth

    A couple of weeks ago, George Bush said that we need to get the credit card companies back on track so that Americans can pay their day to day expenses. That makes me believe that Pres Bush thinks it is okay for the average american to live on credit while the banks rake in the interest.

    October 8, 2008 at 11:24 pm |