Republican Party of Iowa's Abraham Lincoln Unity Dinner
Candidates Gather in Des Moines to Address Activists-- April 14, 2007 ...Main
April 14, 2007--Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was the final speaker of the evening.  He focused on Iraq, stating that "we have a new strategy and we have a new general, and we can and will prevail and succeed in Iraq."   "If you read Zarqawi, you read bin Laden, you'll see that it's not Iraq they want; they want to destroy us and if we leave, they will follow us home," McCain warned. (speech)
McCain was the only candidate to pull the microphone away from the podium.

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