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McCain talks to auto workers hit hard by economy

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WARREN, Mich. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John
McCain is seeking to bolster his appeal to voters on economic
issues by speaking to some of those hardest hit in the recent
downturn: auto workers.
McCain is visiting a General Motors Corp. site in Michigan
developing a long-range electric car called the Volt.
After getting a briefing from GM CEO Rick Wagoner and other
company officials, McCain is speaking at a town-hall event with
workers at the GM Technology Center.
Earlier this week, GM announced $15 billion in cuts as it tries
to weather a huge dropoff in sales of trucks and large cars on top
of more long-term costs.
McCain has proposed giving a $5,000 tax credit to those who buy
a no-emissions car.
      
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