Four Years Later, McCain Supporters Regroup Four years ago, the New Hampshire primary was a high point in the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain. He soundly defeated then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush and suddenly looked bound for the White House. But McCain stumbled in later primaries, especially in the South, and that left a bitter taste in the mouths of some of his supporters back in the Granite State. NPR's Linda Wertheimer reports.