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U.S. Financial Crisis Shakes Up Presidential Politics

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U.S. Financial Crisis Shakes Up Presidential Politics

Election 2008: On the Campaign Trail

U.S. Financial Crisis Shakes Up Presidential Politics

U.S. Financial Crisis Shakes Up Presidential Politics

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Sen. John McCain says he wants to postpone tomorrow's planned presidential debate with Sen. Barack Obama until an economic bailout plan is reached.

Plus, President Bush has invited both presidential candidates to a White House meeting to discuss the bailout. What will be on the agenda?

For more, NPR's Tony Cox talks with Melissa Harris-Lacewell — associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University — and Robert Traynham, D.C. bureau chief for CN8.

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