Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

Rescue Plan Failed Despite Leaders' Urging

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McCain, Obama Urge Congress To Act On Bailout

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Amid Bailout Failure, Fears Credit Woes May Spread

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McCain, Obama Debate Analyzed

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After Doubts, Debate To Go Ahead

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McCain To Take Part In Debate

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McCain Suspends Campaign; Obama Responds

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Amid Bailout, Value Of Assets Debated

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Democrats, GOP Battle Over Nevada Swing County

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Bush Puts New Focus On Bin Laden, Al-Qaida

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In New Orleans, Trash Magnate Cleans Up

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McCain, Palin Campaign In Ohio

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McCain, Palin Campaign In Missouri

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