Week in Review: Campaign Finance, Wiretapping

Sen. Barack Obama reverses an earlier pledge and decides not to accept public campaign funds. He will pay for his general election campaign with private donations instead. Also, the House reaches a delicate compromise on warrantless wiretapping and Sen. John McCain joins President Bush in calling for an end to the ban on offshore oil drilling.

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