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Colin Powell May Support Democrat Or Independent In 2008

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:25 PM ET

Colin Powell Election

CNN's Political Ticker:

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican who served under President Bush, said Friday he may not back the GOP presidential nominee in November, telling CNN that "I am keeping my options open at the moment."

"I have voted for members of both parties in the course of my adult life," Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. "And as I said earlier, I will vote for the candidate I think can do the best job for America, whether that candidate is a Republican, a Democrat, or an Independent."

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