Luck O' The Irish To Ya, McCain

Mark Knoller is a White House Correspondent for CBS News.

At a St. Patrick's Day reception this morning in the East Room, President Bush noted that more than 35 million Americans claim Irish ancestry.

"America is rich for every Murphy, Kelly and O'Sullivan," Mr. Bush said.

Then after a brief pause, he added, to much laughter: "I should have said McCain."

And then: "Well, I just did!"

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