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March 19, 2004
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Sen. John Kerry’s campaign rejected an endorsement from the former Malaysian prime minister, saying he is an anti-Semite. Mahathir Mohammed, who retired in October, told The Associated Press on Thursday that he hoped the Massachusetts senator would win the race for U.S. president. “I think Kerry would be much more willing to listen to the voices of people and of the rest of the world,” Mahathir said.

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