Obama to Latinos: “You Hold This Election in Your Hands”


The Senator makes his pitch to the National Council of La Raza in San Diego, the country’s largest Latino advocacy and civil rights group. Read his address here.

Criticizes his opponent on immigration:

“I know Senator McCain used to buck his party on immigration… (but) he abandoned his courageous stance….”

McCain will address the same conference Monday.


Obama unveils a $6 billion tax credit for employers offering healthcare to employees — an idea championed by Sen. Clinton. Read details here.

Clinton spokesman Elleithee says she believes the plan “makes Senator Obama’s health plan even stronger than it was before, and she salutes him for doing so.” Read full statement.

McCain response: “This is an obvious and crude effort to spackle together a quick political fix – but it lacks specifics, lacks funding and he lacks credibility.”

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