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McCain Tries to Distance Himself from Both Bush and Obama During Cleveland Remarks

As the economy has suffered, so have McCain's poll numbers. Flanked by his panel of economic advisors-including former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, eBay founder Meg Whitman, and Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, McCain sought to distance himself from both Senator Obama and President Bush.

McCAIN: This is the fundamental difference between Senator Obama and me. The fundamental difference. We both disagree with President Bush on economic policy. The difference is that he thinks taxes have been too low, and I think that spending has been too high.

McCain said he would focus on reducing spending and cutting taxes. And, he warned about putting control of the house, senate, and presidency in the hands of Democrats Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and Obama. He called them a "dangerous three-some."