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McCain decides on his running mate

August 28, 2008 |  2:45 pm

John McCain has made up his mind. The Arizona Republican's campaign confirms that McCain has decided on his running mate and will announce his VP choice at Friday's rally in Dayton, Ohio.

As we reported a few hours ago, one of the likely candidates, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, abruptly canceled his interviews with reporters earlier today. Coincidence?

-- Kate Linthicum

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