McCain Reluctant to Ask Lieberman for Support

When Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., visited Iraq for three days over the Thanksgiving holiday with a congressional delegation that included Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., they discussed his presidential quest. A couple of weeks later, according to a McCain campaign aide, McCain called Lieberman — approached him on "bent knee," as McCain facetiously put it — to ask if the 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee would endorse him. At the time, McCain was gaining in the polls in New Hampshire but...Full Story
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