Candidates' campaign on WWE creates media frenzy

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April 22, 2008

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The night before the Pennsylvania primary, presidential candidates Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain made a very special appearance on a three-hour edition of Raw on USA Network Monday night. (Watch comments from candidates) This appearance sent media outlets around the globe - from The New York Times to CNN - into a frenzy.

Tapping into Monday Night Raw's viewership of more than five million viewers, Democratic senators Clinton and Obama appealed for votes from WWE fans in Pennsylvania, where they are locked in a tight primary battle. Raw - the number one weekly year round show on cable - also played host to its version of Hillary vs. Barack in the middle of the squared circle, the WWE way.

Check out the following media's coverage of an historic night on USA Network.

WWE encourages each of its fans in Pennsylvania to Smackdown Your Vote! for their favorite candidate. Check out smackdownyourvote.com to register to vote and to learn more about WWE's Smackdown Your Vote! campaign.

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