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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / The Economy #898202

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A statement from former Texas Senator Phil Gramm, an economic adviser to Senator John McCain, that the US is in a "mental recession" quoted.

(Washington: David Wright) The controversy for presidential candidates Senators John McCain and Barack Obama over the economy featured; details given about Gramm's view of the economy. [McCAIN - says people are hurting.] [For the "Washington Times," GRAMM - speaks about the constant whining.] [February 29, McCAIN - lauds Gramm.] [Today, McCAIN - says Gramm does not speak for me; calls Obama "Dr. No"; jokes about Gramm being ambassador to Belarus.] [OBAMA - says we don't need another Dr. Phil.] [Three VOTERS - respond.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Obama's joint appearances with Senator Hillary Clinton last night and today about her campaign debt noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Wright, David

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