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This summer, the McCain campaign tried to make the presidential race about a handful of words, like "celebrity" and "elite."

On Thursday, as he accepted the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, Barack Obama added a few new words to the mix, all drawn from his personal experience: food stamps, scholarships and loans. It's the language of the working class, and it's turf John McCain canšt compete on.

"I don't know what kind of lives John McCain thinks that celebrities lead, but this has been mine," Obama said. Read full article »

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