McCain, Obama Turn To Spanish Attack Ads The competition for Hispanic voters has opened in a new front in the long-running ad war between the parties and candidates. Now they need Spanish attack ads, too.
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McCain, Obama Turn To Spanish Attack Ads

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McCain, Obama Turn To Spanish Attack Ads

McCain, Obama Turn To Spanish Attack Ads

McCain, Obama Turn To Spanish Attack Ads

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The competition for Hispanic voters has opened in a new front in the long-running ad war between the parties and candidates. Now they need Spanish attack ads, too.

In new Spanish-language ads from the rival campaigns of Barack Obama and John McCain, both candidates say the other has betrayed the hopes of Latinos who wanted sweeping changes in immigration policy last year.