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N.H. McCain backers will fight on

Redoubling efforts in face of poll results

John McCain, shown yesterday with Sarah Palin in Hershey, Pa., may be facing an uphill battle in New Hampshire, but his loyalists say that he has been in that position before. John McCain, shown yesterday with Sarah Palin in Hershey, Pa., may be facing an uphill battle in New Hampshire, but his loyalists say that he has been in that position before. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / October 29, 2008

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FRANKLIN, N.H. - On a wintry night nine years ago, Bill Grimm introduced John McCain at a town hall meeting. He kept it short, sensing how wild the crowd was to hear the candidate: "I felt like I was between a lion and a piece of meat." One sunny afternoon in September 2007, down in the polls and hard-up for ... (Full article: 943 words)

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