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Subway Series. What if the Fall Classic bumps into the fall election?

So far, it has been a very good baseball season for both John McCain and Barack Obama. A week past the All-Star break, McCain's home-state squad, the Arizona Diamondbacks, are leading the National League West. Obama is having an even better Major League year. His beloved Chicago White Sox are atop their division, and their crosstown rivals, the long-cursed Cubs, have the third best record in baseball. At Obama headquarters, there are dreams taking hold that both hometown teams might win a pennant, leading them to face off in...

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