Being your own boss also means paying all your own bills, including health insurance. As part of our "Interested Parties" series, Ashley Milne-Tyte asks self-employed voters what issues matter to them.
For a lot of people dealing with rising prices and joblessness, the craziness on Wall Street seems pretty far away. As part of our "Interested Parties" series, Adriene Hill asks Chicago's working poor what they want of a new president.
As recent college graduates and current students begin to deal with "real world" challenges, they're also getting ready to head to the polls this November. Sean Cole reports on what they want from the next administration.