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03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

McCain Still Attacking Hillary Over Woodstock Earmark -- But He Skipped The Vote On It

John McCain wasn't at Woodstock, nor was he on hand in the Senate last week to help kill the $1 million earmark that Hillary Rodham Clinton wanted for a museum honoring the 1969 music festival.

The Arizona senator's presidential campaign has been making political hay over earmark, hammering Clinton for cosponsoring an effort to celebrate one of the crowning events of the 1960s counter-culture.

McCain, after hailing the Senate's Oct. 18 vote to kill the earmark during last Sunday night's GOP presidential debate, today launched an ad titled "Woodstock," using the earmark as a way to attack Clinton's "priorities."

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