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As bailout bombs, camps' rhetoric turns combative

Obama urges calm, McCain lashes out

''Things are never smooth in Congress,'' Barack Obama told the crowd at Mountain Range High School in Westminster, Colo. ''Things are never smooth in Congress,'' Barack Obama told the crowd at Mountain Range High School in Westminster, Colo. (Emmanuel Dunand/ AFP/ Getty Images)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / September 30, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Barack Obama and John McCain were inclined to vote for the Wall Street bailout bill. Both had assumed it would pass and tried to claim credit for helping make it happen and make the bill better for taxpayers. (Full article: 597 words)

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