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John McCain Attacks J.D. Hayworth Over Ties To Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff In New Ad (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Sen. John McCain's campaign is rolling out a new attack ad seeking to link Republican primary opponent former U.S. Rep. J.D. Hayworth to disgr...

John McCain Attack Ads Run With Infomercial Buzz To Hammer J.D. Hayworth (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Sen. John McCain's campaign is out with two new attack ads aiming to capitalize on recent buzz surrounding a 2007 infomercial starring Republi...

John McCain Campaign Ad Hammers J.D. Hayworth As An 'Avid Earmarker'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP/Huffington Post - Arizona Sen. John McCain launched new radio and television ads Thursday that blast his primary opponent for supporting congressio...

Planned Parenthood Defends Obama, Attacks McCain On Sex Ed (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Planned Parenthood defends Barack Obama's record on sex education after a nasty John McCain ad suggesting the Democrat supports teaching kindergartner...

Sam Stein

McCain May Have Opened Door For Charges That He Is A Sexist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's presidential campaign put out a web ad on Wednesday morning that longtime political observers are describing as one of most sordid they ...

Nico Pitney and Sam Stein

McCain's Ad Cites Articles That Rip Him Worse Than Obama | Nico Pitney and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's attack ad released Tuesday evening is perhaps the most outlandish yet this election cycle -- not simply because the spot claims that Oba...

Rachel Weiner

McCain Ad: Obama "Dangerously Unprepared" To Be President | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's new ad hits Barack Obama with a specific and harsh assault on Iran policy. Watch: The AP points out that the ad is incredibly mislea...

Reading The Pictures: Obama The Antichrist (Channelled By CNN)

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-18-cnnshawantichrist.jpgIt wasn't just that the piece kept replaying pieces of Team McCain's cheap and bizarre "The One" attack ad. It wasn't only the mainstream boost to the fringe fundamentalist paranoia surrounding the ad.

Sam Stein

Attack Ad Redux: McCain Hits Obama On Celebrity, Taxes | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Not dissuaded by Paris Hilton's humorous rebuke of his first attack ad, John McCain returned to the celebrity theme on Wednesday when he released a sp...

Sam Stein

McCain Defends Britney Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a town hall meeting in Wisconsin on Thursday, Sen. McCain defended his campaign ad painting Barack Obama as a self-obsessed celebrity along the...

Sam Stein

Britney Spears-McCain Saga Continues: Pop Star And Candidate Share Talking Points? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The surest sign yet that this presidential campaign -- not even in August -- has already gone on way too long: Britney Spears is the nexis of a politi...

Rachel Weiner

WaPo: McCain's Troop Attack Just Wrong | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE BELOW: McCain Camp Backs Off Charge The mainstream media has been reluctant to call McCain's "Troops" attack ad what it is -- false. But the W...

Sam Stein

McCain Ad Links Paris Hilton, Britney Spears To Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign is out with the latest in a string of sharply negative advertisements, this time mocking Barack Obama as a self-important celebrit...

If We Don't Puncture Obama's Balloon, He Will Float Right Out of Our Hands --- McCain campaign

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The polls are going back and forth, but the political pros ---- and the betting odds -- are convinced that Obama is going to win. McCain is getting...

Jason Linkins

McCain's Paris Hilton-Britney Spears Ad (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's a fine line between smart and clever, and a similar border between clever and stupid, and John McCain's campaign ads keep on standing on all the wrong sides.

Big News Orgs Fail To Label McCain Attack Ad False

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I've just done a lap through the coverage by the big news orgs of the ad John McCain put out this weekend attacking Barack Obama for canceling his vis...

Rachel Weiner

Hagel: McCain On "Thin Ground" With Recent Attacks | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On CBS' "Face The Nation," Chuck Hagel responded to John McCain's recent attacks on Barack Obama's trip abroad and withdrawal plan: "John is treading ...