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McCain Prepares to Define Iraq Policy

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McCain Prepares to Define Iraq Policy

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McCain Prepares to Define Iraq Policy

McCain Prepares to Define Iraq Policy

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Sen. John McCain of Arizona is about to deliver what is billed as a major policy speech on Iraq. His presidential campaign has experienced a number of setbacks, from less-than-stunning fundraising to low poll numbers. McCain adviser Mark McKinnon tells Steve Inskeep that the McCain camp doesn't mind coming from behind in the polls as long as the candidate "peaks" during the primary season.

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