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ALBUQUERQUE – Near deafening screams and whistles burst forth from the massive crowd the moment they spotted Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin walk onto the stage for Saturday night's Road to Victory rally inside the convention center.
“Ladies and gentlemen – I'm so honored to introduce you to Sarah Palin and I can't wait to introduce Sarah Palin to Washington, D.C.,” said Republican presidential candidate John McCain.
Support for Palin has grown steadily stronger since McCain announced she was his running mate just 11 days ago.
“I could not ask for a greater partner than the governor of Alaska,” McCain told the wildly enthusiastic audience. “The response to her has been overwhelming, it's been incredible ... With this kind of reception, there's no doubt we are going to win New Mexico.”
Despite many supporters' long wait in line and then standing on the convention center's cement floor, their excitement only grew as they enthusiastically waved McCain-Palin signs and American flags high in the air.
The candidates spoke for about half an hour amid thundering applause and cheers that often drowned out their comments.
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