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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / McCain Ad #912845

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 31, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The sniping over Senator John McCain’s campaign ad likening Senator Barack Obama to notorious celebrities featured; Quinnipiac University poll cited. [OBAMA - asks if that is the best McCain can come up with.] [McCAIN – says we’re proud of that commercial.] [Racine, Wisconsin, VOTER - wonders if McCain flip-flopped on his call for civility.] [Yesterday in Missouri, OBAMA – mentions references to his funny name and his different look.] Statement from McCain campaign manager Rick Davis that Obama has played the race card quoted. [McCAIN – says there is no place in this campaign for that.] Obama’s Low Road Express Website noted.

(Studio: Katie Couric; Washington: Bob Schieffer) The tenor of the campaign and this week’s “Face the Nation” discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Reynolds, Dean;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:00

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