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Presidential Ad Wars Set to Resume

After a brief hiatus, the presidential political ad wars are on again in earnest. The selection of John Edwards as John Kerry's running mate had led both campaigns to let loose a barrage of new commercials for both local and national markets. NPR's John McChesney previews the coming ads.

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John McChesney
Since 1979 senior correspondent John McChesney has been with NPR, where he has served as national editor (responsible for domestic news) and senior foreign editor. Over the course of his career with NPR, McChesney covered a variety of beats and traveled extensively throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, and newscasts.