McCain Campaign Used To Being The Underdog There is a little more than three weeks to go before the presidential election. The latest polls show John McCain is well behind Barack Obama. Steve Schmidt, McCain's chief operating officer, says the campaign will continue to talk about the differences with Obama, and the media and pollsters shouldn't count McCain out.
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McCain Campaign Used To Being The Underdog

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McCain Campaign Used To Being The Underdog

McCain Campaign Used To Being The Underdog

McCain Campaign Used To Being The Underdog

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There is a little more than three weeks to go before the presidential election. The latest polls show Republican John McCain is well behind Democrat Barack Obama. Steve Schmidt, Senator McCain's chief operating officer, tells Renee Montagne that the campaign will continue to talk about the differences with Obama, and that the media and pollsters shouldn't count McCain out.