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Obama Campaign Press Release - Obama Campaign Airs New TV Ad: "America's Leadership"

July 15, 2008

Ad Highlights Obama's Bipartisan Work to Reduce Nuclear Threats

Des Moines, IA - In advance of U.S. Senator Barack Obama's major speech on the war in Iraq and America's national security priorities, the Obama campaign today released a new television ad entitled America's Leadership. The ad highlights Senator Obama's bipartisan work with U.S. Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) to stop the smuggling of loose nuclear weapons and Obama's commitment to restoring America's leadership in the world.

America's Leadership will air in Iowa, Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Virginia.

Today at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Obama will outline his strategy for addressing the most pressing threats facing America, which requires bringing the war to a responsible end, finishing the fight in Afghanistan, and pursuing our broader strategic objectives in the world.

Click HERE to watch America's Leadership. See below for the transcript.

America's Leadership Transcript

BO at town hall: We are a beacon of light around the world. At least that's what we can be again. That's what we should be again.

BO in interview: The single most important national security threat that we face…

BO VO:…is nuclear weapons falling into the hands of terrorists.

BO VO: What I did was reach out to Senator Dick Lugar, a Republican, to help lock down loose nuclear weapons.

BO in interview: We have to lead the entire world to reduce that threat.

BO at town hall: We can restore America's leadership in the world.

BO VO: I'm Barack Obama, and I approve this message.

Barack Obama, Obama Campaign Press Release - Obama Campaign Airs New TV Ad: "America's Leadership" Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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