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Lingering Doubts About Obama

1 Can he win enough white working-class voters in the big swing states to beat John McCain?

The Pennsylvania primary confirmed that Barack Obama is struggling to capture these crucial, classic swing voters. His campaign says he can compete in many of the red states won by George W. Bush, but McCain remains an option for independents in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio and Florida--the Big Four that so often decide a presidential election.

2 Is he tough enough to be Commander in Chief?

Obama has denounced what he calls Karl Rove--style negative campaigning, asserting that voters are looking...

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