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The ad starts with an image of a mock book called "Economics" that's authored by McCain and has a foreword by Bush. It notes that McCain has backed Bush 95 percent of the time as a senator and would continue spending on military operations in Iraq while that country has built its own surplus.

The spot will run in 16 states.

Read the transcript and watch the video of the ad below:

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