The latest TV ad from Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama, Bush among those paying tribute to Cokie Roberts: 'A trailblazing figure' US-Iran next moves — Déjà vu of Obama administration mistakes? Cost for last three government shutdowns estimated at billion MORE's campaign will continue to push a major theme in its attacks on John McCainJohn Sidney McCain The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation Biden's debate performance renews questions of health At debate, Warren and Buttigieg tap idealism of Obama, FDR MORE--the notion that McCain is essentially the same as President George Bush.

The ad alleges "failure to understand the economy" on behalf of both and hits McCain for planning to extend Bush's tax cuts. It will start airing today in battleground states and on national cable TV, the campaign says.