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Do People Believe McCain?

Our survey grades his denial in real time.

On Feb. 21, 2008, Sen. John McCain held a news conference to deny allegations in the New York Times that he had an extramarital affair with a female lobbyist.  played video clips of McCain for 901 voters and recorded their reactions in real time. Click the video player below to watch the survey results.

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