With the race nearing its end, we've decided to highlight some of our best campaign coverage from the last two years. Today, we start with four profiles of the race's top strategists.
"The Message Keeper: How David Axelrod Learned To Conquer Race"
by Jason Zengerle; November 5, 2008
"Plouffe Piece: The Commander Of Obama's Nerd Army"
by Noam Scheiber; May 7, 2008
"Salter Ego: Meet the High Priest of the McCain Cult"
by Michael Crowley; July 30, 2008
"The Post-Rove Guru: How the Republican Party stopped dreaming about a permanent majority and learned to think like McCain strategist Steve Schmidt."
by Laurence Lowe; July 31, 2008
--Max Fisher, Amanda Silverman, and Eric Zimmermann