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John Mccain Veterans

McCain: VA Allegations Appear To Be 'A Problem Of Nationwide Implications'

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain listened to complaints from several veterans over the Veterans Affairs system, telling them that reported lapses in ...

Veteran Ad: McCain Let Me Down (VIDEO)

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

VoteVets goes up, mostly in Virginia, with a new spot that quotes a young veteran lambasting McCain for skipping a vote on Jim Webb's G.I. bill. "Whe...

Veterans Need Barack Obama

Jack Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jack Lewis

Pundits have called McCain's body language during the first presidential debate "arrogant" and "dismissive." To me, John looked like he was flinching away from a physical beating.

Iraq Vet Doubts 'New Veteran' Loyalty to McCain

Luis Carlos Montalván | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Carlos Montalván

McCain and "his veterans" are running scared now, because the majority of "new veterans" from Iraq and Afghanistan are making a heroic stand against them and the special interest groups they represent.

McCain's Non-Support for Troops and Veterans: The Master List

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

McCain has a very clear, long, and illustrious history of not supporting troops and veterans one bit.

John McCain And The Vets

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Verne distrusts McCain's promises to do more for veterans. "As soon as he's in office, he'll forget all about us," he says. But Verne is quick to stand when McCain enters the room, saluting the candidate's service and sacrifice.

Army Times Alarm: McCain Suggests Rationing Vets Health Care

Army Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain appeared Tuesday to suggest rationing of veterans' health care may be needed so combat veterans can...

AFL-CIO Organizing Vets Against McCain In Battleground States

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The AFL-CIO is mobilizing union members who are military veterans to work against Republican presidential candidate John McCain and...

AFL-CIO Airs Anti-McCain Ad Featuring Vet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Vietnam veteran criticizes McCain for his record on the war in Iraq, veterans' benefits and more. "Every vet respects John McCain's war record," sa...

Obama, McCain Take A Break From Fighting For Memorial Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This Memorial Day weekend, Obama extended what has been seen as a temporary olive branch to Republican rival John McCain after a week of tough fightin...

McCain Stance On GI Bill Points To His Veterans' Problem

Time | Jay Newton-Small | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of all the voting groups John McCain will target this fall, none would seem like more of a sure thing than this country's war veterans. So why is the ...

Obama, McCain Battle Over Vets -- And Why That's A Great Thing

The Carpetbagger Report | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I've been obsessing over John McCain's incoherent opposition to a modernized GI Bill for veterans, so I was especially pleased to see Barack Obama, at...