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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Mccain
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.
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.