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Obama chases votes in traditional Republican territory

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Obama chases votes in traditional Republican territory


Presidential frontrunner Barack Obama spent the day campaigning across the Midwest, as polls show that the Democrat is closing in on John McCain in traditional Republican territory.

A confident Obama took time out from the serious business of politics to poke some Halloween fun at his opponent.

“I just came back, my girls were doing some trick-or-treating. You know, Malie and Sasha, every year they have trouble deciding what to be for Halloween. John McCain doesn’t have that problem; just like every year he’s going as George W. Bush.”

Meanwhile, former Vice-President Al Gore campaigned for Obama in Florida, another swing state, and urged voters to rise to the challenge of electing the Illinois senator.

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