Palin Out-Mavericks McCain, Obama In Prime Time

In this week's edition of the Political Junkie: McCain aides have expressed irritation with Sarah Palin's off-script remarks and Barack Obama has purchased a half-hour of prime-time TV. Also: Will Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens campaign as a convicted felon?

NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin talks about the countdown to Election Day, and NPR Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr provides a long view on the historic 2008 presidential election.

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Ken Rudin is NPR's political editor, writes the "Political Junkie" column, and has a weekly podcast called "It's All Politics."

Daniel Schorr is NPR's senior news analyst, and the author of Come to Think of It: Notes on the Turn of the Millennium.

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