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McCain Suspends His Campaign

The IntersectionBy Sheril KirshenbaumSep 25, 2008 9:11 AM

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So uh, anyone else besides Letterman and I wondering why Sarah Palin can't take over? Because that's sort of, you know, the whole VP role...

Sept. 24 (Bloomberg) -- John McCain made a surprise announcement that he was suspending his presidential campaign and called on Democratic rival Barack Obama to postpone their first debate until Congress hammers out a plan to steady the financial markets. Obama rebuffed McCain, saying it's ``more important than ever'' for the candidates to tell voters how they would deal with the crisis. He said they can work with Congress while campaigning. ``It is going to be part of the president's job to deal with more than one thing at once,'' Obama said.

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