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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / "New Yorker" Cover #898600

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The controversy over the "New Yorker" caricature magazine cover of Senator Barack Obama and his wife doing a fist bump in the Oval Office introduced.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) The question of whether the magazine cover goes too far examined; cover shown. [Senator John McCAIN, Representative Rahm EMANUEL - react.] Statement from Obama spokesman Bill Burton quoted. ["New Yorker" editor David REMNICK†- explains the aim of satire about the rumors and misconceptions surrounding Obama.] ["Washington Post" Howard KURTZ†- says people believe Obama is a Muslim.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Findings of a new ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on the public's view of McCain and Obama as commander-in-chief and their plans for withdrawing from the Iraq war cited.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake
Duration:
00:03:20

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