Politics & Government

July 7, 2008

McCain, Obama snipe at each other over the economy

John McCain tried Monday to relaunch his campaign with a pledge to use broad-based tax cuts to revive the ailing economy — and a string of barbs contrasting his views with Barack Obama's. Neither candidate's address Monday contained new proposals. McCain's chief purpose was not only to shift his campaign's focus squarely to the economy but also to reignite his White House bid after weeks of organizational trouble and muddled messages.

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