Campaigns Call in Big Guns for Final Fireworks Shows

Obama gets Clintons, Gore; McCain counters with Schwarzenegger, Giuliani
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2008 5:35 PM CDT
Campaigns Call in Big Guns for Final Fireworks Shows
Bill Clinton at an Obama rally in Ohio yesterday.   (AP Photo)

In the final days of the presidential campaign, the candidates are ramping up their schedules and bringing in their parties’ big names to motivate voters, the New York Times reports. John McCain, in addition to sending running mate Sarah Palin on a grueling two-day sprint across the country, has enlisted the help of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rudolph Giuliani.

Barack Obama has been appearing with Bill Clinton in Florida, and both Hillary Clinton and Al Gore are stumping for the candidate in Florida and the Midwest. McCain is making a mad dash through Ohio and battleground states on the East Coast before heading back to Arizona on Monday. “It’s going to be a ferocious four days,” Obama’s campaign chief said. (Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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