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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain #900073

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The earlier pledges from Senators Barack Obama and John McCain about running positive campaigns quoted.

(Washington; David Wright) The fighting words between the two presidential candidates featured; new McCain political ad suggesting Obama is just a celebrity and Obama's new ad on "the same old politics" shown; statements from both campaigns quoted. [In Colorado, McCAIN - says Obama's words don't mean much.] ["The Rothenberg Political Report" Stuart ROTHENBERG†- offers an assessment.] [In Missouri, OBAMA - says we need something new.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The McCain strategy with these accusations about Obama, how Obama is getting all the attention, the attempt to show the Democratic candidate is not one of us and how voters may respond to the Republican ad discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Stephanopoulos, George

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