Presidential Democratic candidate Barack Obama is seen on big screen televisions at a Best Buy store in Fairfax, Virginia, October 29, 2008, as he delivers a paid 30-minute multi-network prime time television campaign speech to voters. (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.
Fact check of the latest campaign ads
The presidential candidates have released one last flurry of ads to sway voters before election day. Midmorning looks at what's true, what's false, and what messages have worked.
Bill Adair: Washington Bureau Chief for the St. Petersburg Times, and editor of PolitiFact.
Michael Fauntroy: Professor of public policy at George Mason University.