Obama for America

30-second ad run in key states, starting Oct. 6, 2008 (announced Oct. 5).


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Obama (voiceover): I’m Barack Obama, and I approve this message.
[Coin clink SFX] [Music] Male Announcer: On health care, there are two sides.
Barack Obama would require insurance companies to cover routine treatments, like vaccines and mammograms.
John McCain would deregulate the insurance giants…letting them bypass patient protections in your state.
Obama would force insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions.
McCain would let them continue to do as they please.
Isn’t your health care too important….to be left to chance?  [Coin clink SFX]


Notes: This is the latest in a number of recent ads the the Obama campaign has run on McCain's health care plan: "One Word," "Can't Explain," an ad in Spanish (Carlos Sequeira) and a radio ad

See the Obama campaign Oct. 4 memo "Five Pitfalls of the McCain Health Plan." and from the McCain campaign, the Oct. 5 memo from senior policy advisor Doug Holtz-Eakin and the Oct. 5 press release "Barack Obama's Health Care Record."