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A final roundup of the major differences and some similarities between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain on major issues including the economy, health care, energy, and foreign policy.
- Karen Tumulty national political correspondent, "Time" magazine.
- Warren Strobel senior correspondent for foreign affairs, McClatchy Washington bureau
- Greg Ip U.S. economics editor, "The Economist"
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