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Late Louisiana Senate Race Goes Down to Wire

This year's final Senate election takes place in Louisiana, where voters must decide whether to award Democrat Mary Landrieu another term, or elect Republican challenger Suzanne Terrell. It's a tight race and President Bush has campaigned heavily for Terrell. NPR's Mara Liasson reports.

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Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.