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The Boys [and Girls] on the Bus

The Boys [and Girls] on the Bus

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It's been a busy morning. My alarm clock didn't go off... I had guests to book... Scott McLellan surprised us all... I'll throw it over to Susannah George, who generously offered to blog today. (Thanks, Susannah!)

Today, our show is all about covering the campaign, but first, just to dispel any rumors, there was once a time when we weren't on the campaign trail. I know, I checked. The Washington Post's Campaign '08 Blog doesn't not snake back into eternity... Only about a year.

Today we've got three reporters from the field (trail?), to tell us what it's really like out there, in the wilds of Campaign '08. NPR's very-own Don Gonyea and David Greene, as well as Elizabeth Holmes of The Wall Street Journal.

Gonyea has been covering the campaign of Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL), Greene has been trailing Senator Hilary Clinton (D-NY) and ... I'm stealing David Gura's words here because they are just so good... Elizabeth Holmes has been on "The Straight Talk Express" with Senator John McCain (R-AZ).

What do you want to know about life on the trail, the bus or The Express, for that matter? From the rock-star-esque moments (think Obama-Oprah) to the tedium (the differences between primaries and causes, for instance), theses guys have it all... Leave your questions. Post your reminiscences.

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