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McCain: No new taxes?

The AP's headline: "McCain backs off his no-new-tax pledge." "McCain drew a sharp rebuke Monday from conservatives after he signaled an openness to a higher payroll tax for Social Security, contrary to previous vows not to raise taxes of any kind." The Club for Growth was one conservative group that went after him in a letter.

The DNC has a new Web video hitting McCain on his support for lifting the moratorium on offshore drilling.