U.S. Presidential Election 2008 News Archive August 2008
Obama in Iraq on
White House candidate Barack Obama
was in Iraq on a fact-finding tour
on Monday, days after confirming
plans to withdraw US troops from
Iraq in 16 months if he takes office
McCain spars with Obama on
McCain tried yesterday to relaunch
his campaign with a pledge to use
broad-based tax cuts to revive the
ailing economy - and barbs
contrasting his views with Sen.
"The choice in this
election is stark and simple," McCain,
the presumptive Republican nominee, told
a town-hall meeting in Denver. "Sen.
Obama will raise your taxes. I won't. I
will cut them where I can."