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McCain Blasts Hayworth as Ultimate Insider

In a year in which an anti-incumbent attitude has swept over voters, Sen. John McCain , who is running for a fifth Senate term, is fending off his primary challenger J.D. Hayworth with a new ad that portrays Hayworth as the ultimate insider.

Hayworth, a radio personality and former congressman, is challenging the Arizona Republican from the right. In his latest ad, McCain highlights Hayworth's history as a lobbyist.

"Hayworth was paid thousands by a Florida corporation to lobby the very committee he used to serve on," a narrator says in the ad. "A lobbyist is as inside Washington as it gets."

The primary challenge has compelled McCain to tack right on issues such as immigration.

Stephanie Condon
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Stephanie Condon is a political reporter for CBSNews.com.

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