Eyeing ‘08, McCain drops reform.

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"Eyeing ’08, McCain drops reform."

Sen. John McCain’s name “is conspicuously absent” from a new bill addressing public financing of presidential campaigns; McCain was the lead sponsor of a virtually identical bill last year. McCain’s spokesperson “did not return calls seeking comment…but several people involved in discussions about the legislation said the senator’s absence was related to his widely expected bid for the presidency in 2008.”

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