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McCain, Obama clash sharply on financial crisis, war policy

Republican calls his rival 'naive'; Democrat links opponent to Bush

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By Scott Helman and Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / September 27, 2008

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Senators John McCain and Barack Obama, meeting on a debate stage for the first time last night, clashed over the root causes of the crisis gripping the nation's financial system, with McCain blaming greed and incompetent government oversight and Obama trying to pin the meltdown on a laissez-faire approach to the private sector that McCain has long championed. (Full article: 1332 words)

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