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Topic - Mccain
Senators struck a deal Thursday to boost border security in the immigration bill, including building 700 miles of fence and adding 20,000 Border Patrol agents to the Southwest, in a move those on both sides say could clear the way for a bipartisan vote next week.
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin unseated a sitting Republican governor in a primary by running against her own party establishment in Alaska. Now Mr. McCain hopes her magic can help him distance himself from the unpopular Republican administration in Washington.
Joseph Biden is a lot of things — a seasoned politician with an extensive legislative record, a familiar face in capitals across the world. In short, he's Barack Obama's Dick Cheney.
Sen. John McCain on Saturday said he would take a hard line on dangerous Chinese exports, promised to appoint more women to his administration and heaped praise on Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in a town-hall meeting aimed at attracting the former Democratic presidential hopeful's primary supporters.
Rumors of Miss Palin's pregnancy had arisen in the days since Mr. McCain announced her mother as his running mate on Friday.
"I take a back seat to no one, even from the great state of Texas," he said.