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McCain Battles Bush over Detainee Treatment Rules

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McCain Battles Bush over Detainee Treatment Rules

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McCain Battles Bush over Detainee Treatment Rules

McCain Battles Bush over Detainee Treatment Rules

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is leading Republicans who oppose President Bush's push to re-interpret Geneva Conventions rules on interrogating detainees.

Slate chief political correspondent John Dickerson talks with Alex Chadwick about whether issue plays better for the president or for Sen. McCain when it comes to American public opinion.