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Obama and McCain: The Battle Begins
Obama and McCain
June 6, 2008
After a prolonged primary season, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain are now their parties' presumptive nominees for president. This week, Word for Word spotlights the speeches they made at the close of the primary season when Sen. McCain re-launched his campaign and Sen. Obama laid claim to his party's nomination in St. Paul.

Hear full-length versions of related speeches:
  • Hillary Clinton endorses Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, (06/07/08)
  • John McCain in New Orleans, La., (06/03/08)
  • Barack Obama in St. Paul, Minn., (06/03/08)
  • Hillary Clinton in New York, N.Y., (06/03/08)

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