The story

As he tries to woo independent voters, Sen. John McCain is relying on his image as a maverick, making it clear he's no President Bush.

But the timing of Bush's support for offshore oil drilling this week may spell trouble for McCain's efforts to distance himself from the embattled White House.

The president on Wednesday urged Democratic leaders in Congress to lift the ban on offshore drilling -- just as McCain has been making his own energy pitch for the same. Read full article »

CNN's Ed Hornick contributed to this report.

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