1. Lowered Expectations

    McCain Disappointed in Mitt

    ROCKFORD, IL - MARCH 18:  Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses supporters in an overflow crowd outside the Machine Shed Restaurant March 18, 2012 in Rockford, IL. Romney is campaigning in Illinois three days before that state?s primary elections March 21, when 54 GOP delegates are up for grabs. With Romney in the lead on delegates, fellow candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum continues to compete for the 1,444 necessary to secure the nomination before the last primary, in Utah on June 26.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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    Sen. John McCain is confident that Mitt Romney can win the Illinois primary today, but confessed to Fox Business Network's Don Imus that the former Massachusetts governor's performance in the Republican presidential primary has been a bit of a disappointment. He blames the impression that Mitt won't secure the nomination anytime soon on the media, namely MSNBC. "Some of the pundits I was watching this morning—'Well, he may not be able to get there if he doesn't do well in Wisconsin, blah blah blah.' I think he has got a solid lead. I think he has not done as well as we'd hoped. None of us ever do in campaigns." However, when Imus called Romney "an awful candidate," McCain insisted "Oh, that's not true, Don."

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