Today’s videos: Two takes on Obama’s international tour
Here’s an MSNBC clip on his Berlin stop
Here’s the Daily Show’s take on his Middle East swing. (We’re guessing this will get more hits.)
Here are today’s headlines in the presidential race from the Associated PressObama tells enormous Berlin crowd there are more walls to be torn down in fighting extremism
With Obama in Berlin, McCain visits German restaurant in Ohio
Hagel calls on candidates to focus on Iraq’s future over past war strategy
Rice not worried by Obama’s foreign policy forays overseas
Poll: Obama builds support among Hispanic voters
Police seek to soften protesters’ disruptions at GOP convention
For the stories behind these headlines, click here and scroll down.———
THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
Barack Obama spoke at the Victory Column in Berlin. John McCain holds a town-hall meeting on cancer with Lance Armstrong in Columbus, Ohio.
In Washington state: Gov. Chris Gregoire makes campaign stops around the Puget Sound to talk about cleanup
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“We are a people of improbable hope. With an eye towards the future, with resolve in our heart, let us remember this history, and answer our destiny, and remake the world once again.” — Democrat Barack Obama, in a speech at Berlin’s Victory Column.
STAT OF THE DAY
Liberals are three times likelier than conservatives to be more excited about the presidential campaign than they were last fall, according to an AP-Yahoo News poll conducted in June. The poll has been measuring the political sentiments of the same 2,000 adults since November.