Spin Control

Wednesday's quickie political briefing

Today's video: The McCain campaign vid saying the media's in the tank for Obama

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Here are today's headlines in the presidential campaign from The Associated Press

Obama praises US ties with Israel, promises to push for Palestinian state if president

McCain credits Bush for drop in oil prices

People Magazine: Obama girls offer irreverence, boundless energy

To read the stories behind the headlines, click here and scroll down.
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THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
Barack Obama visits Jerusalem and Ramallah, West Bank. John McCain meets with voters in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., then travels to New Orleans.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“I also want to get his recipe for looking as good he does.” — Democrat Barack Obama, in complimenting Israeli President Shimon Peres, who is 84.
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STAT OF THE DAY
Independents are more bored with the campaign than any other group of people — 28 percent of them say so — according to an AP-Yahoo News survey conducted in June.




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