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McCain Gets Coburn Nod

By on 1.16.08 | 7:29AM

McCain has picked up the endorsement of Tom Coburn. This will help with Oklahoma which is a February 5 state but more importantly in strengthening McCain's argument that he really is a conservative who will do battle with the inside the Beltway crowd. Certainly, as I and others have written, there are few Senators more conservative and who have irritated Washington insiders more than Coburn. If Lieberman is the surrogate ideally suited for NH, Coburn may be the one who best fits South Carolina.

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