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With the bailout proposal dominating the campaign trail, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama must balance sending out a message of a bipartisan solution while trying to gain a political advantage.

The presidential candidates have revamped their financial messages this week, shifting away from attacks on each other and intensifying their calls for action from Congress.

The Senate approved the $700 billion financial rescue plan by a vote of 74-25 on Wednesday night, just two days after the bailout failed in the House. Read full article »

CNN's Tom Foreman contributed to this report.

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