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McCain

Economic turmoil toughened the task

Campaign says financial crisis changed game

Republican presidential candidate John McCain, with vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in Phoenix last night. Doug Holtz-Eakin, McCain's domestic-policy adviser, said the nation's financial turmoil ''overwhelmed every other story.'' Republican presidential candidate John McCain, with vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in Phoenix last night. Doug Holtz-Eakin, McCain's domestic-policy adviser, said the nation's financial turmoil ''overwhelmed every other story.'' (Mike Blake/Reuters)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / November 5, 2008

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PHOENIX - John McCain last night emerged from a stone villa at the Arizona Biltmore, the Phoenix hotel where on February 5th he effectively became his party's nominee, to stand in a half-empty courtyard and concede his bid for the presidency. (Full article: 874 words)

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