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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)

Nov 10, 2008Newsweek journalists were given year-long access to the presidential campaigns — as long as they kept quiet until Nov. 4. Daren Briscoe and Katie Connolly share previously undisclosed information about the McCain and Obama campaigns.
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Nov 10, 2008 — David Kirkpatrick, a Washington correspondent for The New York Times, profiled McCain in a series of articles. He shares his thoughts on the McCain campaign and on the future of the Republican Party.
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Nov 5, 2008 — David Brooks of The New York Times says there is little evidence voters have bought the liberal agenda, but notes the GOP could take up to 15 years to recover. E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post calls Barack Obama both practical and progressive.
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Nov 5, 2008 — John McCain faced long odds in the presidential election, but his advisers say he stood a chance until the global economic meltdown. His handling of the crisis lost him support. And his choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate affected his campaign.
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Nov 5, 2008 — Republicans have had a bad Election Day, with losses in the presidential and key House and Senate races. Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS) says the party needs to embrace the principles that made it great in the past. It needs to change its tactics, he says, not its values.
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Nov 5, 2008 — Barack Obama is promising supporters that "change has come." After his historic election as the nation's first black president, Obama promised to be a president for all Americans — including those who voted against him. In Arizona, McCain told disappointed supporters, "The American people have spoken, and spoken clearly."
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Nov 5, 2008 — Analysts will be going over exit polls for some time to come. There is valuable information to be gleaned from them. More than six in 10 voters picked the economy as the most important issue facing the nation.
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Nov 5, 2008 — Those who turned out for John McCain's post-election party have expressed a range of emotion, including anger, sadness and disappointment. McCain delivered his concession speech in Phoenix. He pledged to do everything in his power to help the new president-elect, and he urged supporters to do the same.
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Nov 5, 2008 — Democrat Barack Obama has won handily over Republican John McCain. For some insight into the election results, Steve Inskeep talks to two analysts. Mark Mellman is a Democratic strategist and pollster. David Frum is a conservative columnist for the National Review Online, and a former speechwriter for President Bush.
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Nov 5, 2008 — In the final speech of his second bid for the White House, Sen. McCain acknowledges the historic nature of President-elect Barack Obama's win and what it symbolizes for race relations in this country.
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