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McCain Receives Pataki's Endorsement

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From CBS News' Dante Higgins:

NEW YORK CITY -- John McCain rolled into Grand Central Station and received the endorsement of former Gov. George Pataki, R-N.Y.

"As I look at the challenges facing our country, our children and grandchildren's future, it's the battle against those who have attacked us in the past and those who want to attack us again. No one is better qualified, no one is more experienced. No one has more principled positions to win the war on terrorism than Senator McCain," Pataki said.

Rudy Guiliani then stepped to the microphone next, bragging about the bet he won against McCain on yesterday's Super Bowl. "Go Giants!" he cheered.

"I admire John, I respect John. And as I said to John at several debates – No matter what happens we will continue to be friends."

"We haven't had a candidate like that since Ronald Reagan. Please Republicans, nominate a candidate that can win in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut," Giuliani said.