US elections

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John McCain visits Israel

John McCain made his first visit to Israel today as the presumptive republican presidential candidate; McCain visited the southern Israeli town of Sderot, which has been the target of Palestinian rockets fired from across the border in Gaza

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US and Venezuela diplomacy

Presumptive Democratic nominee for president, Barack Obama, has called for direct diplomacy with friend and foe alike, and among the foes of the Bush administration is Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela;

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Obama in the Mideast

Democratic Senator Barack Obama met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders today, and Obama has been at pains to explain his position of the status of Jerusalem to both Israelis and Palestinians, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.

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Only in America

Barack Obama noted in his acceptance speech that his victory affirms America as a place where all things are possible. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with British historian Simon Schama about what Obama's election says about the way Americans view themselves and how others see Americans.