Obama and McCain will together lay a wreath at Ground Zero. Also today, Obama is expected to meet today with Bill Clinton, who's going to hit the trail for Obama.
Politico: The two presidential candidates will call a truce in New York City on Thursday night for a conversation, on the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, about what their administrations would do to encourage public service.
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) are expected to shake hands onstage in between separate conversations co-moderated by Richard Stengel, managing editor of Time magazine, and Judy Woodruff, senior corresondent of PBS' "The NewsHour."
Several cable networks plan to cover the Nation of Service forum (8 p.m. Eastern), the centerpiece of a two-day ServiceNation Summit 2008, named for a non-profit group that encourages voluntary service and civic engagement.
First Lady Laura Bush and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) will appear on Friday, along with a long list of other political luminaries that includes New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R). Some tickets to the forum have been given to Columbia University students who won a lottery, airing an unpredictable element to the event.
Good reads this morning...
Palin-McCain, in their ongoing charade, released new ad late yesterday about Obama being like a pack of wolves out to "destroy" Ms. Mooseburger. Last I knew she was the animal hunter.
Palin's pipeline not what she says it is
McCain camp sinks
Ms. Mooseburger gets prepped for debate
McCain opposed Wasilla's earmarks
Ms. Mooseburger kept the bridge money (video)
What Obama said on Letterman
McCain's gutter campaign
Republicans in swiftboat mode
ABC has an easy to read polling graphic.