First, most, longest. Election 2008 has redefined American politics in a rainbow of historic records that are likely to resonate across the cultural landscape for decades to come.
The historic campaign -- nearly two years long -- was marked by breakthroughs in race, gender, age, fundraising and use of technology.
The primaries were the most contested, the debates the most contentious and the cost the highest -- nearly $1 billion by today's Election Day. In earlier primaries, voter turnout...Full Story