While Biden and Obama were lost, John McCain just did something that locked up his presidency. He suspended his campaign, asked for cooperation across the aisles, and called upon the President in order to bring full force to bear on the economic mess. (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122228304121472135.html?mod=googlenews_wsj)
He has also asked that the presidential debate over foreign policy (his strongest suit) be suspended.
This is what Americans have been looking for – selflessness and leadership.
Expect follow ups from here as events unfurl.