As election day draws closer the candidates are ramping up their campaigns, but Obama’s vast war chest is giving him a distinct advantage, The Wall Street Journal reports.

“The schedules of Barack Obama and John McCain show that both campaigns
believe the presidential race remains fluid and close in an expanded
number of battleground states in the campaign’s final stretch.”

“Both men campaigned in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, with Sen. Obama also
visiting Virginia, a state Sen. McCain is set to hit later this week.
Tuesday afternoon, Sen. McCain visited North Carolina, a state on Sen.
Obama’s Wednesday itinerary. Both men were in Ohio on Monday, and Sen.
McCain plans to return there on Wednesday.”

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