Obama promises in Ohio to restore prosperity

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Barack Obama is closing his case for the presidency with a promise to restore economic prosperity and a higher purpose to an embattled nation.

Speaking in the tightly contested state of Ohio, Obama said Monday that voters have a chance to reject divisive politics and the "same old Bush-McCain policies."

The Democratic presidential candidate has accused his Republican rival, John McCain, of resorting to smear tactics in a desperate attempt to win votes.

Polls show a tight race in Ohio, which tilted the 2004 race in favor of President Bush.

Said Obama: "Sen. McCain might be worried about losing an election, but I'm worried about Americans who are losing their homes, and their jobs, and their life savings."

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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