WASHINGTON--Presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) hits Raleigh, N.C. Monday afternoon for the start of two weeks of travel to key swing states (and states Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) won with the economy the main message. Besides North Carolina, Obama visits Missouri-he has a fund-raiser in St. Louis on Monday night--Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida. During Monday, Obama talks economics on CNBC and with Fortune.
Meanwhile, presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain (R-Az.) travels this week to some of the same swing states--Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and New Jersey. McCain on Tuesday, talks about the economy Nationa Federation of Independent Business economic summit.