Candidates Switch Focus to the Economy

ByNitya Venkataraman
September 18, 2008, 9:35 AM

&#151; -- Watch Jake Tapper's piece from Good Morning America Thursday on the way the financial crisis has impacted the election strategies of both Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain. <

In dueling TV ads, both Obama and McCain seek voter trust that their own administration would be able to fix the economic woes plaguing the nation.

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On the federal bailout of insurance giant AIG that dominated headlines yesterday, McCain shifted his answer -- supporting the bailout though he originally opposed -- while Obama held off on taking a position, saying he wants to see more details.

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