Verbatim: Aug. 9, 2004

"As President, I will restore trust and credibility to the White House." JOHN KERRY, accepting his party's nomination for President at last week's Democratic National Convention

"Take it from me--every vote counts." AL GORE, former Vice President and Democratic nominee for President in 2000, speaking earlier at the convention

"Make sure your vote counts, order your absentee ballot today." REPUBLICAN PARTY FLYER, sent to voters in Florida's Miami-Dade County, where questions have been raised about the reliability of new touch-screen voting machines. Party officials later expressed regret for the message

"I don't need Michael Moore to tell me about...

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