Some Pre-Debates Notes

-- At the urging of the DNC, each campaign has produced biographical videos in YouTube format. Edwards's campaign promises his video will be "something different." The Clinton campaign solicited submissions for its video and promises something fun as well.

-- After the debate, John Edwards will spend thirty minutes answering more YouTube questions.

-- Supporter rallies: Obama will drop by a debate-watch party at the International Longshoreman's Union hall on Morrison Drive. Edwards will stop by an event hosted by local firefighters. Clinton's schedule is tbd.