Protester tackled when she gets too close to AZ Senator

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September 27, 2010, 5:19 am
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(NECN/KTVK: Phoenix, Arizona) - Tense moments for Arizona Senator John McCain after a televised debate on Sunday night.

As McCain was leaving, a protester waving a sign jumped in front of him chanting.
A member of the Senator's security team tackled the woman to the ground, where she kept chanting and yelling to the camera.

She was among a group of peace activists upset about McCain's stance regarding the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sunday nights debate was the only televised meeting between the Senate candidates ahead of Election Day.

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