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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / Obama's Trip #899307

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on Senator Barack Obama's visit to the Middle East and Senator John McCain's response to what is being said about the war in Iraq introduced; details given about the issue of a McCain statement and the timeline for events. [On "CBS Evening News," McCAIN - promotes the role of the surge.] "New York Times" and "Foreign Affairs" articles about events in Anbar province quoted.

(Amman, Jordan: Candy Crowley) Obama's views on the war in Iraq during his regional trip examined; scenes shown from Amman, Jordan. [OBAMA - comments on multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus' concerns, on the tribal leaders, a steady drawdown of troops and "success" in Iraq.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Ed Henry) The politics of the presidential candidates' views on the war examined; details given of the support from Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for Obama's withdrawal plan. [McCAIN, White House press secretary Dana PERINO - comment on Obama.] [OBAMA - says Iraq's leaders want to take more responsibility.] ["Time" magazine Joe KLEIN†- comments on the "truths" for both McCain and Obama; speaks about McCain's fresh campaign in 2000.] McCain's TV ad about Obama set to the tune of "You're Just Too Good to Be True" shown. How McCain is playing his view on the surge in Iraq discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Crowley, Candy;
Henry, Ed

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