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Obama Gains Momentum, John McCain Tries To Resurrect Himself On Economy September 17, 2008

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The Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | September 17, 2008 04:12 PM

Two reports today from the LA Times and the New York Times suggest that the momentum in the 2008 campaign has shifted to Obama. McCain has struggled to recover from his comment that fundamentally the economy is strong. The gaffe came at the worst possible time as the crisis on Wall St. deepened with the government bailout of insurance giant AIG and further declines in the stock market. The LA Times reports:

Under fire for his assertion that the American economy is fundamentally sound, John McCain moved Tuesday to assure voters of his empathy and accused Barack Obama of attempting to take political advantage of the roiling Wall Street crisis…

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