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Palin Campaigns In Ohio, Missouri

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - In Missouri, where polls put John
McCain about even with Barack Obama, Sarah Palin today has been
rallying supporters.
She played up her rural connections to a crowd outside the state
capitol in Jefferson City. And she brought booing from the crowd
when she said, "Barack Obama is for bigger government and for
higher taxes." Missouri has a reputation as a low-tax state.
Earlier today, Palin told a boisterous crowd in the Cleveland
suburb of Lakewood, Ohio, that "victory is coming." Polls in Ohio
show the race too close to call, with Obama either carrying a
slight lead or running even with McCain. Ohio's 20 electoral votes
are crucial to McCain's election hopes.
Palin focused on economic issues during her Ohio appearance,
calling Obama's tax plan "phony" and asking whether he would
really confine tax increase to the higher-income levels.

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