Election 2008: Money, Media & Influence

Pundits: Palin Frenzy Raining On Obama's Parade

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Palin on jumbo screen. PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

A video presentation of GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is shown during the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. Getty Images hide caption

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In this week's Political Chat, questions about GOP vice presidential nominee Gov. Sarah Palin continue to dominate the media. Polls suggest that the McCain-Palin campaign is closing the gap with the Obama-Biden campaign.

NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin and Democratic pollster Ron Lester discuss the Palin's influence on the latest polls and assess Palin's interview last night with ABC's Charles Gibson.



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