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Candidates on the Economy

campaigns. McCain’s total is $21,550, according to CRP.

McCain also renewed his call for tighter regulation of financial markets, reiterated his tax plan. He also called Securities and Exchange Commission Chris Cox a “good man” but reiterated his view that Cox should step down or be fired, saying there needed to be greater accountability in Washington.

Cox yesterday dismissed McCain’s call for his removal, basically saying that with all due respect, he and McCain “have sometimes disagreed, and this is one such occasion.” A spokesman for the Democratic candidate also brushed off McCain’s human resources proposal.