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Posted on Nov 17, 2008
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Barack Obama and John McCain have both made a big fuss about working with the opposition, so the cooperative theme of their meeting on Monday, something of a tradition among presidential rivals, was no surprise. But will McCain really help Obama? “Obviously,” says Mr. Arizona.


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The statement continued: “We hope to work together in the days and months ahead on critical challenges like solving our financial crisis, creating a new energy economy, and protecting our nation’s security.”

There were few other clues to the dynamics between the two men, who until two weeks ago were vying for the presidency, and whose relations during the campaign were at times a bit frosty. When a reporter asked Senator McCain at the outset of the meeting on Monday whether he would help Mr. Obama with his administration, he replied, “Obviously.”

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By Thomthum, November 17, 2008 at 6:06 pm Link to this comment

i’m sure johnnie mac told him how to catch bin laden. afterall, he “KNOWS”....

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By troublesum, November 17, 2008 at 3:58 pm Link to this comment

Obama will reappoint several key people from the Bush administration’s national security team which is probably what McCain would have done.  Change we can believe in.  What a fraud.  http://www.democracynow.org

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