- Obama, McCain vie for Michigan swing vote (Detroit News) This week, the campaign kicked off "Citizens for McCain," which the aide described as an aggressive effort to court working-class Democrats and independents through e-mail and phone solicitations.
- Bernie Sanders says he'll campaign for Obama among independents (Vermont Public Radio) ``The reason that I think I can play an important role is there are many millions of Americans who frankly are less than enthusiastic about the Democratic Party and are less than enthusiastic about the Republican Party. And I think probably the results of this election will depend upon how those independents will vote."
- Rasmussen Reports: Obama & McCain Tied In Missouri (KTVI - myFOXstl.com) Last month, McCain had a modest advantage among unaffiliated voters. Twenty-six percent (26%) of unaffiliated voters are not supporting either major party candidate at this time.
- DNC will refuse funds from lobbyists and PACs (By Matt Kelley, USA TODAY)