Colin Powell Sends Charity Check To McCain...But No Endorsement
CNN has learned the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain received a check Wednesday from former Secretary of State Colin Powell, providing a symbolic boost to the Arizona Republican's struggling White House bid. [...]
According to a review of Federal Election Commission records, Powell has not donated to any other candidate this year. [...]
UPDATE: Powell spokeswoman Peggy Cifrino confirmed to CNN that the retired General made the contribution after learning that the senator's campaign was low on funds, though she stressed this is not a formal endorsement of the candidate.
"John is a longtime friend of General Powell's," said Cifrino. "But he has not endorsed John McCain nor any other candidate."