Republican presidential hopeful John McCain and his new running mate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (who will be in St. Louis Oct. 2) were the stars of the last big campaign event before the GOP convention in Minneapolis on Sunday in O'Fallon.
Photographer Lyle Whitworth was there and has a slide show of the "Gateway to Victory" rally.
It's been a busy few weeks in politics, just last weekend Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama appeared with his VP pick, Joe Biden. We also have photos of that first Obama-Biden speech in Springfield, Illinois.
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