Politics & Government

July 4, 2008

Graham's role growing as McCain political confidant

McCain praises Graham's "excellent political instincts" and credited the South Carolina Republican with helping him win South Carolina's Jan. 19 presidential primary, a crucial victory that led to McCain's winning the GOP nomination. But both discount the likelihood that Graham's growing role as McCain's defender against criticism from Obama supporters will lead to a presidential appointment, should McCain win in November.

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