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John McCain To Receive Big Honor From Both Parties

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a rare show of bipartisanship, Senate Democrats and Republicans will hold a joint meeting next month to mark the 40th anniversary of ...

Voting Expert William Jacoby Knows How You're Going To Vote

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

As the polls grow tighter, more people wonder what the electorate will be thinking on Nov 4. OffTheBus posed that question to political scientist Will...

Is There Any War McCain Thinks Can't Be Won?

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In April of 1969, the commander in chief of American forces in the Pacific, Admiral John S. McCain Jr., sent a cable to General Earle Wheeler, the cha...

Why Doesn't Media Ask McCain: "You Have Served Your Country Honorably, Sir, but Exactly Which Wars Have You Won?"

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

McCain will opt for war as the first choice, not the last choice. With America now embroiled in two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, one has to worry about John McCain's desire to "bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran."

War President McCain

Jeffrey Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Klein

McCain is not as diabolical as Nixon, but he remains ideologically confined by the same faulty hawkish logic the U.S. used to lose the Vietnam War.

McCain Changes POW Story For Local Sports Team

ABC's Political Punch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Asked what first comes to his mind when he thinks of Pittsburgh, McCain chuckled, "the Steelers. I was a mediocre high school athlete but I loved 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...

Reading The Pictures: McCain's War Cred Goes Belly Up

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-07-02-mccainhanoi.jpgUntil Sunday, this well-known October 1967 image of McCain being pulled from a lake near Hanoi was used to convey heroism and elicit admiration and empathy.

McCain's Vietnam Captor Speaks: A Conversation With Tran Trong Duyet

BBC News | Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 1967, US presidential candidate John McCain's plane was shot down on a bombing mission over North Vietnam. BBC reporter Andrew Harding tracked dow...

McCain's Views On War Laid Bare In 1974 Thesis

NY Times | David Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About a year after his release from a North Vietnamese prison camp, Cmdr. John S. McCain III sat down to address one of the most vexing questions conf...

Will Thomas

Rove: Stress Positions Are Torture When Done To John McCain | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Karl Rove's recent opinion piece on John McCain contradicts the definition of torture to which his former employer adheres. Despite repeated claims t...

Castro And McCain Spar Over Cuban Torture In Vietnam

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro took on front-running Republican presidential candidate John McCain Monday, accusing him of lying about Cubans tortur...