Obama for America

30-second ad run in Northeastern PA, announced Aug. 30, 2008.

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[Music] Biden: Everything I know about working hard I learned in my grandpop's home in Green Ridge.

You know Scranton's a place that never leaves you; it becomes part of your heart.

Barack Obama learned the same lessons while being raised by a single mom and his grandparents.

Responsibility, determination, respect, to stand up for the dignity of all our families.
So it's good to be coming home and bringing home a friend.

Obama (voiceover): I’m Barack Obama and I approve this message.

Notes: This ad was released on the day that Obama outlined his "New Energy for America Plan" in a speech in Lansing, MI.  McCain campaign spokesman Tucker Bounds responded with this statement: