McCain Continues to Lag Behind in Fundraising Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was supposed to be the inevitable front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination in 2008. But when the end-of-June fundraising numbers come out, he will likely cash in, again, behind the other two leading candidates.

McCain Continues to Lag Behind in Fundraising

McCain Continues to Lag Behind in Fundraising

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was supposed to be the inevitable front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination in 2008.

But Mike Allen, chief political correspondent for the Politico Web site, reports this week that McCain's advisers anticipate the receipt of "journalistic last rites" when the end-of-June fundraising numbers come out. McCain will likely cash in, again, behind the other two leading candidates.

Michele Norris talks with Allen.