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McCain's Shocking Achievement

Hotline On Call | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The politician who once best exemplified the idea of a "maverick" independent has shifted so far to the right that he is now tied for the title of the...

I'm Not a Liberal

Dave Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Winer

I think people who say Obama is liberal haven't bothered to find out anything about him. It's my conservative side that's voting for him.

McCain Mortgage Plan Raises New Conservative Base Backlash

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is facing a fresh round of anger from members of his own party deeply opposed to the Arizona senator's proposal for the federal governmen...

Republicans Flip-Flop for McCain

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

One by one, prominent conservatives are "coming around" to the candidacy of John McCain after excoriating him for months as nothing more than a liberal in sheep's clothing.

McCain's Perez Hilton Problem

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Someone should ask McCain, whose family rescued his youngest daughter from an orphanage in Bangladesh, if she would have been better off remaining there than being raised by a loving gay couple.

McCain v. Obama: Whose Brand Stretches Right? (And Get Ready for Inconsistencies from Both Candidates)

Malcolm Friedberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malcolm Friedberg

McCain's challenge lies in maintaining the politically middle-of-the-road voters, while appealing to social conservatives. Obama's lies in moving to the middle without giving up his liberal base.

McCain More Conservative Than His Image

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The independent label sticks to John McCain because he antagonizes fellow Republicans and likes to work with Democrats. But a diff...

McCain-Obama Race Could Redraw Electoral Map

Wall Street Journal | Laura Meckler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In recent presidential elections, the electoral map largely has been fixed, with certain regions predictably loyal to one party or another and the com...

John McCain Gets Implicit Support From Bush

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the race to succeed him reaching a critical juncture, President Bush this morning began rallying the Republican base around its presumptive nomin...

McCain a 'True Conservative,' Bush Says

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — John McCain is a "true conservative," President Bush says, although the likely Republican presidential nominee may have to work har...

Novak: McCain Privately Said Alito Was 'Too Conservative'

Union-Leader | Robert Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As John McCain neared his momentous primary election victory in Florida after a ferocious campaign questioning his conservative credentials, right-win...