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Below-the-belt campaign videos

Campaigning for the American presidency just got nastier in the run-up to the Pennsylvania primary on Tuesday. The only candidate to keep out of the campaign video catfight is Republican candidate John McCain... although the ageing conservative hasn't managed to avert attacks fired in his direction.

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Campaigning for the American presidency just got nastier in the run-up to the Pennsylvania primary on Tuesday. The only candidate to keep out of the campaign video catfight is Republican candidate John McCain... although the ageing conservative hasn't managed to avert attacks fired in his direction. Here's our selection of below the belt campaign videos.

"John McCain is older than..."

From: www.YoungerthanMcCain.com, a website set up by a not-so-old Democrat supporter. Posted 17 April 08.

"McCain = Bush"

An independent Democratic group, Progressive Media USA, released this clip in time for the Pennsylvania primary (17 April).

"What's Hillary Clinton’s answer? The same old politics- misleading, negative ads"

Posted by the Barack Obama campaign team 16 April 08

"Barack Obama accepted 200,000 dollars from executives and employees of oil companies"

Posted by the Hillary Clinton campaign team 15 April 08

"The good people of Pennsylvania deserve a lot better than what Barack Obama said"

Posted by the Hillary Clinton campaign team 14 April 08