Republican presidential candidate John McCain, delivers remarks at Episcopal High School, where he graduated in 1954, to a crowd mostly of students, on April 01, 2008 in Alexandria, Virginia (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
President, U.S. Senate, Congress, and the Minnesota House of Representatives are the major races in the campaign of 2008. This is the first presidential election without an incumbent or sitting vice president involved since 1952.
Catching up on the campaign trail
2008 presidential candidates are busy campaigning across the country, presenting policy plans and fighting for every vote they can get. Gustavus Adolphus political science professor Chris Gilbert provides analysis on recent news in the national and local political scene.
Chris Gilbert: political science professor at Gustavus Adolphus