Both presidential candidates are prepping for Wednesday’s debate. Most polls show President Obama leading rival Mitt Romney nationally and widening his lead in key swing states.
But it’s October, the month political operatives worry about — famous for surprises that have changed the game in many campaigns. This October begins with a debate followed by a jobs report on Friday.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, was a friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela. She joins us and says, “He was the best of us.”Comment | more »
As the world mourns the anti-apartheid leader and former South African president, we touch down in Johannesburg and hear from two people who knew Nelson Mandela.2 Comments | more »