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Mccain Abramoff

An Open Letter to George W. Bush

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

After conducting an investigation, I concluded that Jack Abramoff did not defraud his tribal clients, did not bribe any elected or appointed federal officials, and did not corrupt the political process.

Why Did "Straight-Talk" McCain Lie About Jack Abramoff?

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

Before launching his probe into Abramoff, McCain claimed that he had never heard of or met Abramoff. This claim certainly stretches credulity.

More GOP Woes: Abramoff To Testify and Be Sentenced On Day Of McCain's Acceptance Speech

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

While today's Gallup poll already showing a clear bounce for Obama, there are a number of very clear obstacles that Republicans are going to have to navigate next week to avoid the specter of a convention drop.

Rachel Weiner

Local Obama Ad Ties McCain To Abramoff (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a negative spot running in Georgia, Barack Obama targets John McCain's connection to local scandalized Christian leader crony Ralph Reed. The ad im...

Obama: McCain Reed Fundraiser "Same Old Washington Politics"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Monday night, John McCain is holding a fundraiser with Ralph Reed, an ally of jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. McCain's investigation of Abramoff contri...

McCain And Abramoff Linked In New Web Ad (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain helped end the career of Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed with a 2006 Senate investigation of Reed's extensive work with disgraced lo...

Sam Stein

McCain's Reed Fundraiser Revives Scrutiny Of His Abramoff Investigation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The political world, and the Democratic Party in particular, is in a buzz over news that John McCain will attend a fundraiser hosted by Ralph Reed, th...

McCain Ignores Calls To Cancel Ralph Reed Fundraiser

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate John McCain so far is ignoring calls from several watchdog groups to cancel an Atlanta fundraiser promoted by Ralph ...

McCain To Hold Fundraiser With Abramoff Business Partner Ralph Reed

Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you read this space, you knew this was coming. But even now that the odd-couple alliance between Ralph Reed and John McCain is complete, you still ...

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.

CNN Resurrects Ralph Reed And Softballs McCain

Lou Dubose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lou Dubose

CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper began his wrap-up of the New Hampshire presidential primary by observing that it was "a remarkable night." John McCain...

Sam Stein

McCain Gets Riley Endorsement After Years Of Political Help | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday, Sen. John McCain received the endorsement of Alabama Gov. Bob Riley, connecting the circle of a political relationship that has spanned mor...

Sam Stein

McCain Withheld Controversial Abramoff Email | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the stump, Sen. John McCain often cites his work tackling the excesses of disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff as evidence of his sturdy ethical compas...