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McCain warns against big-government aid amid housing, credit crisis

'Any assistance must be temporary and must not reward people who were irresponsible,' Senator John McCain said in his speech yesterday in Santa Ana, Calif. "Any assistance must be temporary and must not reward people who were irresponsible," Senator John McCain said in his speech yesterday in Santa Ana, Calif. (Mary Altaffer/Associated Press)
Globe Staff / March 26, 2008

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While Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama propose government help for homeowners facing foreclosure, John McCain offered some small-government tough love yesterday in his first major speech on the economy after returning from a tour abroad. (Full article: 349 words)

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