Table of Contents

Cover Story

Shakedown

Cover Story | Candidates for House and Senate are going door-to-door and stump-to-stump in the final weeks before Nov. 7 midterm elections now too close to call

In this issue: "Too close to call," Oct. 28, 2006

Features

Should the saints go marching out?

Should the saints go marching out?

By Marvin Olasky

Political Analysis | The agendas behind the publication of an October surprise book

Bringng financial peace

Bringng financial peace

By Priya Abraham

Nobel Peace Prize | The first-ever Nobel Peace Prize awarded to an economist recognizes a 30-year success story underwriting small businesses among the poor

Cougars among the flock

Cougars among the flock

By Marvin Olasky

Immigration | Pastor and author David Dykstra on a biblical approach to a generous-but wisely selective-immigration policy

Patently absurd

Patently absurd

By Stewart Rutledge

Law | Drug companies and their patents are not the enemies in the war against AIDS

The party's the thing

The party's the thing

By Anthony Paul Mator

Election '06 | In Pennsylvania's Senate race, two pro-lifers run against party affiliation

Third-degree Burns

Third-degree Burns

By Mark Bergin

Election '06 | Democratic challenger Jon Tester is scorching Montana's incumbent GOP senator-at the debate podium and on the street

Missouri compromised

Missouri compromised

By Lynde Langdon

Election '06 | Low poll ratings for President Bush and high ratings for a stem-cell ballot initiative could together spell trouble for Sen. Jim Talent

Religion-baiting

Religion-baiting

By Joel Belz

Election '06 | Tennessee candidates aren't afraid to use faith in bid to fill open Senate seat

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest news on the week's biggest stories

All-volunteer army

All-volunteer army

By Hugh Hewitt

Get Out the Vote recruiters can make a difference

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Sober tall tale

Sober tall tale

By Harrison Scott Key

Theater | Man of the Year works because it takes politics seriously

Death of a good story

Death of a good story

By Priya Abraham

Movies | Corny lines, ham acting mar One Night with the King

Deadly serious comedy

By Harrison Scott Key

Television | 30 Rock sinks under the weight of its own irony

Bestselling CDs

By Jerry Lee Lewis, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Dane Cook & George Lopez

Notable CDs | The five bestselling independent-label albums, according to Billboard

Notebook

Up from the ash heap

Up from the ash heap

By John Dawson

Sports | The Tigers go from worst to vying for first in only three seasons

Without apology

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Protests follow Hank Hanegraaff's support for lawsuit against apologists

Voices

Abortion proportions

Abortion proportions

By Joel Belz

Tiny South Dakota's vote will have a huge impact on the national debate

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

A Savior with skin

A Savior with skin

By Janie B. Cheaney

Jesus came to save a people partnered with their bodies forever

Go out and vote

Go out and vote

By Marvin Olasky

What Reformation Day can teach We the People about Election Day

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