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06/18/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

John McCain Compares Obama To Jimmy Carter

In separate interviews today, John McCain compared Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter. Speaking to Fox's Carl Cameron, McCain raised Carter's name, putting a face on his assertion that Obama wants to return "to the failed policies of the '60's and '70's."

And then, sitting down with NBC's Brian Williams, he poured it on -- and got to the heart of the matter. "Senator Obama says that I'm running for a Bush's third term," McCain said, picking up the central Democratic line of attack. "Seems to me he's running for Jimmy Carter's second."

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