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McCain has a new ad that reprises McCain's attack on Obama as a celebrity.

"Behind the fancy speeches, grand promises and TV special, lies the truth: With crises at home and abroad, Barack Obama lacks the experience America needs," an announcer says in the spot.

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Obama is running his 30-minute program Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on several networks and on cable television. McCain's campaign says his ad will air nationwide.

See the McCain spot below.