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September 24, 2008

McCain Suspends Campaigning to Deal With Financial Crisis; Update: Obama Claims Idea to Suspend Was His First, But Also Says He's Not Suspending.. What?

Just announced.

Eh. Part of that Country First thing.

Update: No, McCain has announced he is suspending his campaigning, whether Obama reciprocates or not. He's returning to DC to deal with the crisis.

He wants the debate on Friday delayed.

McCain says will suspend campaign to return to Washingon Thursday to help with bailout negotiations, asks that Friday debate with Obama be postponed so bailout negotiations can continue 2:51pm EDT

Thanks to DrewM and a host of morons.

Coming in through the comments: Obama is claiming it was his idea to suspend campaigning, but also that he's not suspending campaigning.

I guess he was for the idea before he was against it.

More: McCain believes that without his advocacy -- and Obama's -- the bail-out will not pass.






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