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swag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:12 PM
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Mehlman, Rove boost McCain campaign
Source: Politico

John McCain is getting much more than President Bush's endorsement and fundraising help for his campaign. Hes getting Bush's staff.

Its no secret that Steve Schmidt, Bushs attack dog in the 2004 election, and Mark McKinnon, the presidents media strategist, are performing similar functions for McCain now.

But other big-name Bushies are lining up to boost McCain, too.

Ken Mehlman, who ran Bushs 2004 campaign, is now serving as an unpaid, outside adviser to the Arizona Republican. Karl Rove, the presidents top political hand since his Texas days, recently gave money to McCain and soon after had a private conversation with the senator. A top McCain adviser said both Mehlman and Rove are now informally advising the campaign. Rove refused to detail his conversation with McCain.

Read more: http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=8B58A658-30...
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RFKHumphreyObama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:34 PM
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1. McCain is disgusting
The fact that he and his campaign are taking advice and consultation from a man who spread rumors that his Bangladeshi daughter was an illegitimate African-American child says a lot about his lack of ethics and how low he will stoop to win the presidency.
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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:56 PM
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