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Obama: McCain "Had Nothing To Say" To Voters During Debate

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From CBS News' Maria Gavrilovic:

(GREENSBORO, N.C.) - Barack Obama is feeling pretty good today about his debate performance last night - not because of what he did as much as because of what he thinks John McCain did not do.

"The truth is, through ninety minutes of debating, John McCain had a lot to say about me, but he had nothing to say about you. He didn't even say the words 'middle class,'" Obama said at a rally.

He ripped into McCain on the economy and the Iraq war, and continued to link him to the George Bush.

"I don't know how he stood up there trying to defend what's been taking place or trying to distance himself from what's taking place because it was just a few months ago that he bragged he had voted with George W. Bush 90% of the time." Obama later added, "Bush has dug us into a deep hole. John McCain was carrying the shovel. It's gonna take time to dig ourselves out."

Joe Biden, who introduced Obama at the event, said his running mate won the debate hands down. "They didn't just see a winner last night, they saw the next commander in chief," Biden said.