While attempting to distance himself from Bush’s economic policies, McCain has gone on the economic offensive, accusing Obama of receiving campaign contributions from troubled mortgage giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Promises "pro-growth and competitive" taxes.
Pledges to keep Bush tax cuts, arguing that they encourage enterprise, which in turn drives economic growth. Pledges to cut corporate taxes from 35 to 25 percent.
Before the Lehmann Brothers collapse and the era of government bailouts, McCain declared he was "always for less regulation." But the Republican candidate has since backtracked, saying he now favours stricter regulations.