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Obama Launches New Attack On McCain's Ties To Lobbyists

10/14/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), in a new bid to strip his opponent of maverick credentials, on Saturday launched an ad, website and road show designed to highlight ties between Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Washington lobbyists.

Democrats claim McCain has close ties to more than 170 lobbyists, at a time when he is vowing to "shake up Washington."

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