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McCain adviser Steve Schmidt responds to the pregnancy of Gov. Palin’s 17-year-old daughter.

Bristol Palin (above with baby brother), five months pregnant, plans to marry the father of her unborn child.

Read statement from the family here.

Reuters: Announcement comes to rebut blog rumors that Palin’s fifth child Trig is actually Bristol Palin’s.

McCain official: If Democrats attack “it will backfire spectacularly.”

Read what Palin’s press secretary said earlier about a potential pregnancy, and read more from an administrator at Wasilla High School.

The McCain camp knew about the pregnancy before picking Palin. Get details here.

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