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McCain blunders, accidentally endorses Obama, not Romney

January 6, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
In a big blunder on the campaign trail, Sen. John McCain goofed and accidentally endorsed President Barack Obama.

"I am confident with the leadership and the backing of the American people, President Obama will turn this country around," McCain said. Shortly following his blunder, he corrected himself and said he meant to say "President Romney."

McCain was joining Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a rally in Charleston, S.C.

The Arizona senator gave his endorsement to Romney on Wednesday.