McCain To Tout Nuclear Power Today

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From CBS News' John Bentley:

(RAPID CITY, S.D.) – "You know how we love to imitate the French," John McCain often says in the stump, segueing into his argument for more nuclear power plants because nearly 80 percent of France's energy is generated by nuclear power, compared with less than 20 percent in the U.S. That's why McCain will visit a nuclear plant just outside Detroit today to continue his call for alternative energy and for Congress to do something about it.

"I call on Sen. Obama to call on Congress to come back into town and come back to work," McCain said yesterday.

"Come off their vacation and address this energy crisis for America and don't leave until you do. Republican and Democrat joining together. And a very vital part of that is nuclear power."