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John Mccain Lobbyist

McCain's Cronies: Gambling Man McCain Or Self-Dealing Cronyman Rick Davis?

Christy Hardin Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christy Hardin Smith

McCain's campaign is infested with lobbyists from top to bottom, all of whom have used their connection to McCain to form a nexus of client relationships at McCain's intersection of power and influence inside the Beltway.

If You're Losing the Game, Choose a Different Game
McCain NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Allegedly color-blind in hiring, protected from witches and stumped in interviews, Palin this week was on the verge of being a two-time game-changer (good change, bad change) when McCain decided that game wasn't working for him anymore.

Fundamentally Wrong

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

American families have already seen what unregulated corporate gurus can do, yet McCain wants the insurance industry to enjoy the same kind of unregulated excess that he gave the investment bankers.

The 350, Big Oil and John McCain Connection

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Maybe not as exciting as the Democratic Convention, but even more critical for our survival, is a piece of news that went totally unnoticed this week. CO2 levels continue to rise, with no end in sight.

Jason Linkins

McCain's Lobbyists, The Draft, And Dungeons And Dragons On Crappy Hour | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning, I had the opportunity to join one of my favorite writers and thinkers, Megan Carpentier, for's daily feature, Crappy Hour, t...

Seth Colter Walls

Track The Lobbyist Money That Bankrolls McCain's Campaign (And His Advisers) | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it comes to tracking the lobbyists and companies who either work for or have contributed to John McCain's presidential campaign, now you can play...

Lobbyists Have Donated Over $181,000 To McCain Even As He Denounces Their Profession

New York Times | Robert Pear And Ron Nixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Registered lobbyists have donated large amounts of money to Senator John McCain's presidential campaign, even as he denounces their profession. But De...

FARA's Failings: Or How The DOJ Fails To Monitor Foreign Lobbying

Zephyr Teachout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Zephyr Teachout

While Obama burnishes his diplomatic credentials abroad, it's becoming clear that people like Bush bundler Stephen Payne are conducting all but unregulated diplomacy and shaping foreign policy.

Sunlight Foundation Investigator Exposes Corruption in McCain Campaign

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Hey, this has been covered a little in the press, but I just found that the investigator never got credit, so here we go:On April 15, Anupanama Naraya...

McCain, Iran, and the Jewish Vote

Ira Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ira Forman

McCain and the bully boys on the right employ a strategy to paint Obama as weak on Iran and an enemy of the Jewish community. They use "guilt by association" to scare Jewish voters.

Let McCain Be McCain

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

McCain is not "confused"-- not in the way the media means, anyway. It's just hard to remember scripted lines and the arguments they make when they go against your better judgment.

Seth Colter Walls

New Questions Over McCain Campaign Chief's Ties To Ukraine | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How much does John McCain know about his campaign manager's lobbying history and potential current business interests inside Ukraine -- and when did h...

McCain: Lock-Step and (Oil) Barrel

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

While Obama was in Illinois shoveling sand in bags to hold back the Bush-neglected infrastructure that was crumbling around him McCain was on his way to accept whoops and cheers from oil industry insiders.

Mr. Biz Whiz

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jayne Lyn Stahl

By flip flopping on the constitutionality of the NSA's surveillance program, and giving key telecom lobbyists prominent play in his campaign, McCain shows that he, too, can be bought.

What John McCain Told Me, and What it Says About How Far He's Fallen

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

At a dinner party in Los Angeles not long after the 2000 election, John McCain admitted to me that he hadn't voted for George Bush.

Sam Stein

McCain's '97 Lobbyist Bill Would Cripple Current Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain has a lobbyist problem. This past week, as several aides resigned because of their work representing unsavory governments, his cam...

Who Is Hillary Now?

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mona Gable

Hillary's desperation for blue-collar votes and her tiresome attacks on Obama are leading her down some awfully treacherous trails.

John McCain's Ethical Double Standards

Time | MICHAEL SCHERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. senate is a lousy launching pad for sainthood, a place of compromise and backslaps, of hidden doors that lead to gilded rooms where the real ...

McCain Campaign Has 23 Telecom Lobbyists

USA Today | Matt Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate John McCain has condemned the influence of "special interest lobbyists," yet dozens of lobbyists have political and ...

McCain's Ties To Lobbyists: $765,000 Alone From Telecommunications Lobbyists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today has a new article detailing John McCain's ties to telecommunications lobbyists. The article points out one of John McCain's major inconsiste...

Lobbyist To Run McCain's Hill Effort

Politico | Martin Kady II and Patrick O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain has engaged a leading GOP lobbyist to coordinate his message and travel schedule with c...

"Friends" Video Highlights McCain's Lobbyist Ties

The Real McCain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Demand John McCain stop his lobbyist fundraising You said "I'm the only one the special interests don't give any money to." Yet you have 59 lobbyist...

NYT Public Editor Faults McCain Story

New York Times | Clark Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BILL KELLER, the executive editor of The Times, said the article about John McCain that appeared in Thursday's paper was about a man nearly felled by ...

Meghan McCain Posts Blog On Vicki Iseman Scandal

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's daughter Meghan wrote on her blog McCain Blogette a few hours after The New York Times released the report suggesting her father's infid...

Vicki Iseman Gets Advice From Gennifer Flowers

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gennifer Flowers came out today to remind everyone of her legacy in the pantheon of political scandals. She told the television show "Extra" that if ...