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McCain accepts Republican nomination


MADISON (WKOW) -- Senator John McCain officially accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday night.

McCain expressed his need to be in office to get things done and thanked those who support him.

"My heartfelt thanks to all of you who stood by me," McCain told the crowd.  "For those who support, I won't let you down. For those who have yet to decide, I intend to earn it."

He also praised his VP choice Sarah Palin and talked about how she will be the change that Washington needs.

McCain used his time to also praise President Bush and announce his plans for tax cuts.

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