McCain opens fire


And gives an early read on the states he considers to have battleground status. A television ad highlighting the national security credentials of John McCain (R-AZ) is up on television stations in Iowa, Michigan, Colorado, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Missouri, New Mexico, Nevada, Wisconsin, and West Virginia, according to the Associated Press. He earlier began courting Hispanic voters with radio ads in New Mexico and Nevada, which also figure to be contested this November.