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Nancy Reagan to endorse McCain

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Associated Press - March 25, 2008 2:23 PM ET

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Nancy Reagan is endorsing John McCain.

A McCain aide says the Republican presidential nominee in waiting will travel to the former first lady's home later today to receive her endorsement.

Reagan says she typically waits until after the GOP convention to announce her support, she says it is clear the Republican Party has chosen its nominee.

"John McCain has been a good friend for over thirty years," Reagan says in a statement. "My husband and I first came to know him as a returning Vietnam War POW, and were impressed by the courage he had shown through his terrible ordeal. I believe John's record and experience have prepared him well to be our next president."

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