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Pointing fingers on the economy

Candidates push factual envelope in harsh ads tied to financial crisis

A McCain ad claims Barack Obama is getting advice from Franklin Raines, a former Fannie Mae CEO, and calls it ''shocking.'' A McCain ad claims Barack Obama is getting advice from Franklin Raines, a former Fannie Mae CEO, and calls it ''shocking.''
By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / September 20, 2008

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Voters eager to learn the presidential candidates' plans to fix the nation's quaking financial system won't get much help from their latest TV ads. Instead, they'll see dueling guilt-by-association attacks focused on players only peripherally related to John McCain and Barack Obama. (Full article: 1002 words)

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