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Wednesday’s quickie political briefing

Today’s video: Age is a factor for voters in the presidential election

Here are today’s headlines in the presidential campaign from The Associated Press
Obama meets with foreign policy group; team includes potential Cabinet members

Fla. Gov. Crist joins McCain in opposing offshore drilling moratorium, says let states decide

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ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
Barack Obama meets with AFL-CIO leaders, his national security working group and retired military personnel in Washington. John McCain holds a briefing on energy and economic policy in Springfield, Mo.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“It’s time to end the war in Iraq responsibly, refocus on Afghanistan and al-Qaida, and renew our global leadership so that we can tackle the huge challenges of the 21st century.” — Democrat Barack Obama, in a statement on national security.
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STAT OF THE DAY
John McCain narrowly won Missouri’s Republican presidential primary on Super Tuesday in February. He received 194,304 votes, compared with 185,627 for Mike Huckabee and 172,564 for Mitt Romney.


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Jim Camden is a veteran political reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Jonathan Brunt is an enterprise reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


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