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When McCain ran against Obama, he went out of his way to defend him as a 'decent person'

Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. McCain is best known for his presidential bid against President Obama in 2008. During the election, McCain and Obama clashed on healthcare reform, the financial crisis, and foreign policy, but both candidates also showed mutual respect for each other. In one instance, McCain defended Obama against his own supporters during a campaign rally.

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