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GOP says distractions won't hurt them

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ST. PAUL - Republicans dealt with distractions as they began their national convention Monday, but said the event still will be a success.


First came Hurricane Gustav, whose surge and winds were less than predicted, but forced convention officials to trim their plans.

Then, Sen. John McCain's running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska, released a statement saying her 17-year-old unwed daughter is pregnant.

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