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Candidates Appeal to Joe the Plumber in Last Debate


BY ALEXIA UNDERWOOD //

In the last presidential debate of the 2008 election, both presidential candidates spent much of their time Wednesday night jockeying for the approval of middle-class Americans.

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Joe the Plumber Takes Center Stage in Final Debate


BY N’JERI EATON//

Senators Barack Obama and John McCain met for the final presidential debate to discuss domestic policy last night. However, while the country’s current economic woes were a major topic, an unknown citizen stole the show. Joe “The Plumber” Wurzelbacher became a key figure in the debate. Throughout the 90-minute debate, both candidates repeatedly mentioned Joe who seemed to represent middle class America.

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Obama and McCain Struggle to Stay on Point in Second Presidential Debate


BY FERNANDO GALLO//

Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain met for their second presidential debate Oct. 7, and for the third time in three weeks the Cerrito Speakeasy Theater in El Cerrito was filled with people eager to see democratic discourse on the big screen. Veteran broadcaster Tom Brokaw moderated the debate and chose the questions for the candidates. Read the full story

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Economy Drives Town Hall Presidential Debate, Local Opinion Unchanged


BY MATT DURNING //

EL CERRITO – A pensive crowd at the 33 Revolutions Café in El Cerrito watched intently last night as presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama presented distinct plans for addressing the nation’s economic crisis.

Each candidate declared himself better prepared to help bring the country out of what they called the most serious financial disaster since the Great Depression. Most people watching here, however, felt only one man had their best interests at heart.

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