George Bush has a week to convince the nation that he and Dick Cheney are the men best able to lead it for another four years. The GOP brings its case for the presidency to the city where the memories of 9/11 are strongest and where passion about the administration response to those attacks runs high.
Party leaders and bright lights are lining up to praise the incumbent, rally the faithful and sway any of those elusive swing voters who just might be watching.
Dan Janison, Newsday City Hall Bureau Chief
Charles Black, Republican Strategist
Jim Barnes, Political Correspondent with the National Journal