ANALYSIS: Obama, McCain appeal to button wearing, sign carrying crowd as election draws near

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 | 8:34 p.m. CDT; updated 11:47 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 29, 2008

COLUMBIA — Days away from the election, a noticeable change has taken place in presidential campaign strategy in Missouri. After months of candidates appealing to the voting-befuddled, hard-to-reach undecided, they're finally giving some love to the sign-carrying, button-wearing, poster-plastering supporter.