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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain #894639

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The real start of the presidential election campaign between Democrat Senator Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain introduced.

(Bristow, Virginia: David Wright) The beginning of the campaign featured; scenes shown of Obama in Virginia, where he was given a wooden cane and McCain in Florida; map shown of the battleground states; details given of the issue of vice presidential choices. [ABC News political director David CHALIAN†- names key states.] [McCAIN - praises Senator Hillary Clinton for inspiring women.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The next move for Clinton, who will concede the race on Saturday, noted.

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: Kate Snow) What Clinton said about the vice presidency, her preparations for the big event to show support for her and Obama and the unlikelihood Obama and Clinton will appear together on Saturday discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Wright, David;
Snow, Kate

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