The Republican’s campaign blasts the Delaware Senator for “launching an offensive debate over who cares more about special needs children.” Full statement here.
Obama camp responds, attacking McCain for his “extreme position in opposing stem cell research.”
“It’s simply insulting for them to suggest that raising a substantive difference on this critical issue is playing politics.”
Earlier: On the trail in Missouri, Biden criticizes Republicans who oppose stem cell research while touting support of disabled children.
“If you care about (children with developmental disabilities), why don’t you support stem cell research?”