Thursday, April 26, 2007

Republican senator McCain formally announces White House bid

Wed Apr 25, 2:43 PM ET

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Republican Senator John McCain (news, bio, voting record) formally confirmed on Wednesday he is running for the White House, seeking to revive a campaign bogged down by missteps, controversy over his support for the
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"Today I announce my candidacy for president of the United States," McCain said in Portsmouth, in the key state of New Hampshire, considered a major testing ground for candidates because it hosts the first party primary elections.
It was in New Hampshire that McCain, scored an upset victory primary victory in the 2000 race, before being defeated for the Republican nomination by George W. Bush, now in his second term as US president.

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The only person who does not realize his campaign is doomed is McCain, how sad

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