April 22nd, 2008
11:02 AM ET
14 years ago

McCain tour seeks to put more states in play

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i.l.cnn.net/cnn/2008/POLITICS/04/22/mccain.tour/art.selma.ap.jpg caption=" Sen. John McCain speaks to supporters at a rally in Selma, Alabama on Monday."](CNN) - Sen. John McCain launched his week-long journey to poverty-stricken areas of the nation Monday with language that would have been at home in any Democratic stump speech.

And it came at a location - the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama - that is inextricably identified with a top congressional Democrat, Georgia Rep. John Lewis.

"I've seen courage in action on many occasions in my life, but none any greater or used for any better purpose than the courage shown by John Lewis and the good people who marched for justice with him," said McCain.

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  1. Justin

    John McCain doesn't care about black people.

    April 22, 2008 04:02 pm at 4:02 pm |
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