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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / Strategies / A Discussion #897878

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 07, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Center for American Progress Jennifer Palmieri and Family Research Council president Tony Perkins about the shifting strategies of presidential candidates Senators John McCain and Barack Obama. [PERKINS - says Obama's faith talk is being examined; notes he is vulnerable on the abortion/pro-life position; says the risk for McCain is the right may be unhappy and not vote.] [GERGEN - outlines the risk for Obama if he alienates the left base; notes the dilemma for the McCain in trying to stay on message.] [PALMIERI - says McCain has to show he gets the economy and that he would do something different on the economy than President Bush.] Other material: "New York Times" Bill Kristol quoted about McCain's campaign frustration.
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