"He's got to say, 'I know you've got reservations about me but in the big scheme of life they're unimportant, because I'm going to attack the president's record and I'm going to speak up for your issues,'" McKenna said. "And that's all that's important."
He said a take-charge candidate sends a powerful message to dubious Republicans: "You and I may not love each other, but we're both pulling in the right direction. You can follow me."
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