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Is McCain Stumbling Out of the Gate?

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Is McCain Stumbling Out of the Gate?

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Is McCain Stumbling Out of the Gate?

Is McCain Stumbling Out of the Gate?

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Today in Portsmouth, N.H., Sen. John McCain officially announced his candidacy for the 2008 Republican presidential primary. Many observers say that McCain has not lived up to expectations built during his 2000 run and that the senator has been forced to defend an unpopular war.

Robert Siegel talks with William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard, who says the media is overplaying McCain's troubles.

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