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VIDEO: McCain, Obama Bring House Down at Alfred Smith Dinner

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Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama both spoke last night at the Alfred E. Smith dinner n New York, which is traditionally the last side-by-side appearance of two presidential candidates before an election. It is always an opportunity for the candidates to poke fun at each other and themselves.

The roast, which raised $3.9 million to help underprivileged children, is dedicated to the memory of former Democratic New York Gov. Al Smith, the first Catholic to win the presidential nomination of a major political party, who lost to Republican Herbert Hoover in 1928 in a landslide.

McCain got the most laughs, taking jabs at himself, Hillary and Bill Clinton, and Obama. He even took a stab at Keith Olbermann and the folks at MSNBC. Both Hillary and Obama got good laughs from McCain. Here is Part 1 of his speech:


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October 17, 2008 at 10:08 am

Posted in McCain, Obama

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