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McCain strategist defends Palin as 2008 VP choice

Liz De La Torre

October 15, 2009

From The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A top adviser from John McCain's presidential campaign who has criticized Sarah Palin's odds as a 2012 presidential candidate defended Wednesday the decision to pick her as McCain's 2008 running mate. Steve Schmidt, who was chief strategist for t...

Obama’s choice of Biden raises stakes for McCain

The Associated Press

August 27, 2008

DENVER--Barack Obama's choice of Joe Biden as a running mate sets the bar for John McCain. The Republican could use his own pugnacious No. 2 to deliver attack lines and a solid debate performance.An appeal to working-class voters also would be a plus, although most political strategists add quickly tha...

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