Here are two articles, one on McCain and one on Obama, both by the same journalist, Todd Purdum, for Vanity Fair. They give a fairly detailed snapshot of each candidate.... for those who are interested.

[url]http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2007/02/mccain200702#content[/url]

[url]http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2008/03/obama200803#content[/url]