Portman Played Obama Stand-in for McCain

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Two aides confirm to CNN the former Ohio Rep. was the Arizonan’s sparring partner ahead of the first presidential debate.

They held a two-hour mock debate session Thursday night in McCain’s Virginia apartment and one at an Oxford high school hours before Friday kick off.

Portman has been used as a stand-in for past candidates.

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