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Charlie Crist was one of 6 finalists for John McCain’s VP

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The book The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election reports that Gov. Charlie Crist was among six finalists to become John McCain’s running mate, according to an excerpt today in the Washington Post. Today’s story, adapted from the book by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson, says: Eventually, McCain narrowed his choices to six finalists. In addition to Sarah Palin, they were independent-Democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman; McCain’s former rival, Mitt Romney; Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty; New York…

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