04/26/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Harry Reid: McCain Crossed The Aisle Maybe Three Times In 26 Years

National Journal's Linda Douglass sat down with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., for the April 18 edition of "National Journal On Air." This is a transcript of their conversation....

Reid: Of course. We don't need more of Bush. I think it's fair that John McCain, during his 26 years in Congress, on maybe three occasions has crossed over. But where was he the rest of the thousands of times that we needed some help from these Republican-driven policies that have caused us to have no health care, the war in Iraq -- which he thinks he should be there another 50 or 100 years. I think as soon as we get this problem worked out between Obama and Clinton, there will be a spotlight focused on him and all you're going to see is a George Bush clone.

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