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McCain Stars in New GOP, Democratic Ads

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McCain Stars in New GOP, Democratic Ads

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McCain Stars in New GOP, Democratic Ads

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Sen. McCain, right, in a scene from a campaign ad for President Bush. GeorgeWBush.com hide caption

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Both the Democratic National Committee and the Bush campaign have created new ads about Kerry's choice for a running mate. But neither ad actually mentions Sen. John Edwards. In fact, the ads are about someone who was once thought to be Kerry's first choice — Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.