Latest polls in the US show George W.Bush continues to run neck and neck with Democrat John Kerry in the race for the White House. The President has spoken to a rally in the swing state of Iowa. “The next commander in chief must lead us to victory in this war,” said Bush, “and you can’t win a war when you don’t believe you’re fighting one.”
Senator Kerry has also been trying to win support in Iowa, making security one of his main talking points as well. “He (Bush) claims that Iraq is the centrepiece of the war on terrorism,” said Kerry. “In fact, Iraq was a profound diversion from that war, and the battle against the enemy.”
Kerry is set to get a campaign boost next week in Philadelphia. It has been announced he will make a joint appearance at a rally with former President Bill Clinton, who has been recovering from heart bypass surgery.