Defeated.

John McCain will attend tonight’s debate against Barack Obama, his briefly “suspended” campaign says. “The McCain campaign is resuming all activities and the senator will travel to the debate this afternoon. Following the debate, he will return to Washington to ensure that all voices and interests are represented in the final agreement, especially those of taxpayers and homeowners.” Obama and the debate commission both insisted the show would go on with or without the Republican candidate, who thought the race should stop so he could not deal with the economic crisis. [Politico]