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Crist Gets a Boost from McCain



Every time Arizona Sen. John McCain visits Florida, he gets a hero's welcome. It happened again on Monday as the maverick Republican rallied about 150 Republicans in Jacksonville to get out and vote for Charlie Crist for governor.

McCain predicted that on a tough night for Republicans Tuesday, two "shining stars" on opposite coasts will be California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Crist in Florida. McCain predicted that Crist will become an overnight national figure if he succeeds.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:37am]


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