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John McCain

is robocalling health care:

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), who relied heavily on automated calls to attack Barack Obama during the presidential campaign, is deploying the same tool in his efforts to derail health care legislation and bruise some Democrats along the way.

The Arizona Republican has cut at least two separate versions of a robocall now making the rounds, in which he attacks Democrats for “cutting vital Medicare coverage for our seniors.” The most widely-distributed call, which was reported on Tuesday evening, is paid for by the National Republican Senatorial Committee and targets at least five key swing Senators: Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad, both from North Dakota.

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