McCain, Obama Plunge Into 5 Month General Election

Excerpt: Change is coming, that much Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama agree on as they plunge into a five-month campaign for the White House. The primaries behind them, the presidential rivals were wasting no time drawing the battle line for a fall fight that will make history with the election of either the oldest first-term president in McCain or the first black leader in Obama. In speeches marking the start of the general election, both maneuvered for the advantage with voters sour on the status quo.

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