An MSNBC contest will pick two amateur reporters this week to cover the party conventions.
Hillary Clinton would be the wisest choice for vice president.
Media coverage favors Obama, his campaign says.
Barack Obama's chief strategist grew up loving the political fight while holding to the ideals in the message.
McCain is unscripted. Obama is soaring. In these times, both styles have their advantages.
Leah Daughtry, CEO of her party's upcoming convention, emphasizes 'public holiness.'