* Sen. John McCain makes a stop in Toledo, OH Monday morning before heading to Philadelphia.
* Gov. Sarah Palin is in St. Paul, MN.
* Sen. Barack Obama spends Labor Day at a rally in Detroit and a union BBQ in Monroe, MI.
* Sen. Joe Biden will be in Pennsylvania Monday, at a Labor Day parade in Pittsburgh and then a meet and greet in his hometown of Scranton
CNN: Obama blasts McCain, lays out his own agenda
Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday in a speech that attacked John McCain and George W. Bush, laid out an ambitious agenda for an Obama administration and called on Americans to unite around common beliefs.
WSJ: McCain Moves To Seize His Target: The Momentum
John McCain worked to seize the momentum in the race for president with a new TV ad congratulating his Democratic rival, and a vice-presidential pick
CNN: McCain camp closely watching Gustav
John McCain’s campaign is keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Gustav as it heads towards the Gulf Coast and Republicans begin the trek to St. Paul, Minnesota, to nominate McCain for president.
Detroit Free Press: Romney’s brother denies knowledge of Secret Service checking out sister’s house
If the Secret Service is vetting his family in advance of his brother’s selection as John McCain’s running mate, Scott Romney, the brother of Mitt Romney, said early this evening that it’s news to him.
Washington Post: Meanwhile, Back in the Capital . . .
Normally you can't swing an intern in Washington without hitting a politician, a lobbyist, a journalist, a muckety-muck or, at the very least, a deputy assistant undermuckety-muck. But everyone's gone from Official Washington. It's apocalyptically empty.
CNN Radio: Millions watch as Obama accepts historic nomination
Barack Obama made history Thursday night in his acceptance speech and then spent part of it blasting John McCain as out of touch. CNN's Steve Kastenbaum has more in this CNN Political Ticker.
* Sen. John McCain celebrates his 72nd birthday and highlights next week’s Republican National Convention. It is speculated that he may announce his running mate today.
* Sens. Barack Obama and Joe Biden hold an “On the Road to Change” event in Beaver, PA.
CNN: Biden goes on attack in acceptance speech
Sen. Joe Biden hammered Republican presidential candidate John McCain as he accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president Wednesday.
CNN Sources: McCain to reveal VP Friday in Ohio
John McCain has decided on his running mate and will officially reveal his pick on Friday in Ohio, multiple sources tell CNN.
Boston Globe: McCain attack on Obama foreign policy heats up
Republican John McCain intensified his foreign policy assault on Barack Obama yesterday, launching a TV ad that uses a remark his Democratic rival made about Iran to call him "dangerously unprepared" for the White House.
NY Times: The Speeches They Write Often Go Unspoken
While all presidential nominees try to put their own stamp on the convention, Democrats say Mr. Obama’s vetting team has been especially aggressive. And there is concern among many gathered here that the four-day production the Obama campaign is putting on lacks the partisan sharpness and fire that they expect the Republican convention will have.
CNN Analysis: Biden provides 'ham and cheese' to Obama's 'arugula'
See what our political contributors had to say about Day 3 at the DNC in Denver:
CNN Radio: Democrats make history-officially
It was a historic day at the Democratic National Convention as the first African American was nominated as a major party's presidential candidate. Steve Kastenbaum has the latest in today's CNN Radio Political Ticker.
LA Times: Executive privilege showdown looms for Congress, White House
House Democrats schedule a hearing that would put former White House counsel Harriet Miers under oath. The Justice Department prepares a last-ditch court appeal.
* Sen. John McCain has no public events.
* Sen. Barack Obama accepts the Democratic Party nomination at Invesco Field in Denver, CO.
* Sen. Joe Biden attends Sen. Obama’s speech at Invesco Field.
CNN: Clinton: Obama 'must be our president'
Sen. Hillary Clinton introduced herself as a "proud supporter of Barack Obama" at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday as she called on her party to rally behind her former rival.
CNN: McCain campaign: Clinton did not say Obama ready to lead
Sen. Hillary Clinton may have endorsed Sen. Barack Obama for president in a speech at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, but Sen. John McCain's campaign said she stopped short of saying that he is ready to lead the country.
CNN: Bill Clinton to take center stage at Democratic convention
Sen. Joe Biden will make his first appearance before the Democratic National Convention as his party's vice presidential nominee Wednesday night, but the real drama of the evening may come from former President Clinton and what he says about Sen. Barack Obama.
Boston Globe: Romney: McCain earned his homes; Obama didn't
Former governor Mitt Romney, perhaps continuing his audition to be John McCain's running mate, attacked Barack Obama today for making an issue out of McCain's many homes.
CNN: America needs Obama, says ex-Virginia governor
Former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner told the Democratic National Convention that the most important race facing the country is the "race for the future ... and it won't be won with a president who is stuck in the past."
CNN Radio: Hillary goes all-out for party unity
It was Hillary Clinton's night to shine at the Democratic Convention as she called for unity in the party. CNN's Steve Kastenbaum has the details in the CNN Political Ticker.
* Sen. John McCain has no public events.
* Sen. Barack Obama holds a discussion with veterans and military families in Billings, MT.
* Sen. Joe Biden speaks at the Democratic National Convention.
CNN: John McCain is not lying low
Presidential candidates usually keep a low-profile during the other guy's convention, but not John McCain. He's trying here in his home state to stay relevant to what's happening in Denver at the Democratic National Convention.
CNN: Obama a spectator as Michelle takes center stage
Hands cupped under his chin as he sat in a family’s living room, Barack Obama smiled as they watched Michelle Obama introduced on their television screen.
Washington Times: Lobby ties counter Biden's 'outsider' label
Sen. Barack Obama is trying to portray himself and his running mate, Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr., as the "outsider" ticket of the year, but Mr. Biden's 35-year career in the Senate may make that a difficult sell. One need look no further than Mr. Biden's relationship with his lobbyist son and his law firm to see why.
CNN: Edward Kennedy, Michelle Obama draw tears and cheers
Sen. Edward Kennedy declared there was "new hope" for the nation in his surprise appearance at the Democratic National Convention, while Michelle Obama addressed critics of her patriotism and stressed her love for the country.
CNN Radio: Dems put on emotional spectacle for day one
The first day of the DNC went off without a hitch for the Democrats. CNN's Steve Kastenbaum tells us what took place at the Pepsi Center in Denver in the CNN Radio Political Ticker.
CNN: Analysts dissect convention's first day
How did it go? Members of the Best Political on Television weigh in with their thoughts.
* Sen. John McCain gives a speech in Arizona at 1pm.
* Sen. Barack Obama holds a town hall meeting in Kansas City, MO.
CNN: Poll: Race for White House tied
The first national poll conducted after Barack Obama publicly named Joe Biden as his running mate suggests that the battle for the presidency between the Illinois senator and John McCain is all tied up.
CNN: Get to know me, Obama says going into convention
Sen. Barack Obama says this week's Democratic National Convention would help give voters a better "sense of who I am" - and Obama could get some unexpected help.
San Francisco Chronicle: McCain-Romney? Dems fear it could hurt in West
With several polls showing Democratic Sen. Barack Obama trailing Republican Sen. John McCain in Colorado on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, some of the state's Democrats worried Sunday that McCain might pick former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as a running mate to solidify his support among a key voting bloc – Mormons.
CNN: Clinton likely to release her delegates to Obama
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton likely will release her delegates to Sen. Barack Obama, a Democratic official said Sunday, the eve of the Democratic National Convention.
CNN: Full voting rights restored to Florida and Michigan
In another bid to restore party unity, the Democratic National Committee voted unanimously Sunday to restore full convention voting rights to Florida and Michigan delegates.
Christian Science Monitor: McCain uses Hillary in new ad. Will Obama use Romney?
Early this morning (interestingly at 3 am), the McCain campaign launched a second ad using another Democrat’s words against Barack Obama. First, it was Obama’s new running mate, Joe Biden, and now it’s Hillary Clinton.
CNN Radio: Lights, Camera, Rhetoric!
The finishing touches have been placed on the Pepsi Center and the city of Denver is ready to host the Democratic Convention which begins today. Steve Kastenbaum has more in today’s CNN Radio Political Ticker.
WSJ: Platform Will Reflect Shifts On National Security and Economy
Convention delegates are set to ratify a party platform that refers sparingly to the "war on terror," among other marked shifts in tone on national-security issues from four years ago.