Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama and GOP candidate John McCain take very different approaches to making decisions and solving problems. Obama listens to all the sides and then takes calm, decisive action, while former Navy pilot McCain thrives on risk, sizes up situations quickly, makes decisions from his gut and loves to shake things up. In this week's cover story, National Journal
reporters Will Englund and Kirk Victor look at how each of the candidates would govern.
Click here for the analysis of Obama.
Click here for the story on McCain.