Today’s video: For those who’ve had enough of the Red State/Blue State discussion.
Asked how many houses he and his wealthy wife own, McCain not really sure
Obama outspends McCain in July $55 million to $32 million; most of money pays for advertising
After years of Democratic dominance, McCain sees opportunity in the upper Midwest
McCain, Obama agree to 3 presidential debates, 1 vice presidential
THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
Barack Obama campaigns in the Virginian towns of Chester and Chesapeake. John McCain has no publicly scheduled events.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“It’s been almost 50 years. I’m thinking it’d have to be a perfect storm.” — T.J. Thomson, lead organizer for the grassroots Idaho for Obama campaign, on the odds of a Democrat winning the state in a presidential election.
STAT OF THE DAY
Republican John McCain spent nearly $19 million on producing and placing advertising spots in July, according to documents submitted to the Federal Election Commission. Democrat Barack Obama spent about $33 million on producing and airing commercials.