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Week in Review: Campaign Finance, Wiretapping

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Week in Review: Campaign Finance, Wiretapping

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Week in Review: Campaign Finance, Wiretapping

Week in Review: Campaign Finance, Wiretapping

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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.