John McCain says he would boost revenues that Florida and other coastal states get from offshore oil drilling if voters send him to the White House.
McCain says that such an incentive would increase energy production and help consumers struggling with gasoline prices by leaving the decision to the states but giving them a reason to act.
In a campaign appearance Wednesday in Miami's Little Havana, McCain renewed his call for additional drilling offshore.
McCain is spending the day in Florida contesting that state's 27 electoral votes, a crucial battleground in next week's election.
After his Miami rally, McCain is planning to meet with military laders in Tampa to talk about national security issues.
Meanwhile, Barack Obama is launching a TV media blitz today -- with a 30-second ad, a 30-minute infomercial and a late-night appearance on Comedy Central.
That's in addition to today's rallies in North Carolina and Florida, one of which features former President Clinton.
Obama is spending about $1 million per network.
While he's in North Carolina for a rally today, Obama will be
interviewed by ABC's Charlie Gibson.
He's also set to pop up on late-night TV with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."
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