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Sam Stein

McCain "Saddened" By "Vicious Attacks" On Palin (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO*** Senator John McCain, (R-A.Z.), lamented on Sunday the treatment of the woman he tapped to be his vice president, declarin...

LA Times On McCain's New Partisan Style

Los Angeles Times | Janet Hook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


What Really Happened To The Old John McCain

New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A defining moment of the "old" John McCain--as many Americans, even some of his friends, have begun to refer to him as he was before his run for the P...

Sam Stein

McCain's Last Ditch Effort: Tying Obama To Muslim World | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's campaign is making what appears to be a final, full-throated effort to paint Barack Obama as a sympathizer with the Muslim world. In the...

Sam Stein

The McCain Camp's Newer And Nastier Robocall Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ignoring widespread criticism, even from within his own party, John McCain's presidential campaign launched on Wednesday a fresh and vicious wave of r...

Obama Has The Intelligence, Dedication And Dignity Of Jackie Robinson

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

My father said Jackie Robinson wasn't just a great ballplayer, he called him simply A Great Man. I watch Barack Obama handle this campaign and I'm struck by more than just his talent and intelligence and dedication to doing right. I'm struck with his dignity in the face of insult.

Sam Stein

Study: McCain Getting Burnt By His Attacks On Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The PEW Research Center is out with a new study that suggests John McCain's attacks against Barack Obama's character and associations have strongly ba...

Sam Stein

Obama Aides: Record Cash Raised In September, Polls Show McCain Ads Backfired | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the presidential campaign approaching its final stretch, Barack Obama finds himself in an enviable position. One official close to the campaign...

Obama Thanks McCain For Trying To Tone Down Rhetoric, McCain Camp Attacks

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., tried to correct some of his more, er, angry and scared supporters, ones who seem to buy into the ludicrous myt...

John Lewis, Civil Rights Leader: McCain "Playing With Fire"

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Lewis is accusing John McCain and Sarah Palin of stoking hate, likening the atmosphere at Republican ca...

Mavericks, Mobs and the Cameras That Love Them

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Weber

The media is purposefully setting up a political Armageddon in the form of the cultural showdown between Obama and his Hopers and McCain and his Haters. Potentially sky high drama, sky high ratings and sky high casualties.

Sam Stein

Kerry: McCain-Palin's "Hate Filled" Crowds Should Disqualify Them | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Four years ago, John Kerry flirted with the idea of making John McCain his running mate. Today, he is denouncing the Arizona Senator for "a stunning f...

Obama Predicted GOP's Nasty Turn (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Jed Report reminds us that Barack Obama predicted the campaign's nasty turn months ago:...

GOP Former Gov: "He Is Not The McCain I Endorsed"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Republican Governor of Michigan William Milliken tells the Grand Rapids Press that he's "disappointed" in John McCain and the campaign he is ru...

McCain's New Stump Speech: "Lusty Attacks" On Obama, "Very Few Specifics" On Economy

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain devoted most of two campaign appearances on Wednesday to lusty attacks on Senator Barack Obama and gave less attention, and offere...

We Are In Danger

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

When evil is backed into a corner victory can only be achieved with blood and dishonor. Not only are we all in danger; it is the man who we hope to lead us who is in danger.

Et Tu, Senator McCain?

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

What's most troubling about the McCain camp's desperate decision to attack on Sen. Obama is that they understand the nastiness, the pettiness, the just-plain-wrongness of what they're doing.

Winning (or Losing) Ugly

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

McCain has a running mate that does not seem to know boundaries. She will go where others won't. Who needs a swiftboating 527 with this VP?

McCain Strategist: "If We Keep Talking About The Economic Crisis, We're Going To Lose"

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's getting McNasty again. ... McCain's course correction reflects a growing case of nerves within his high command as the electoral map has shifte...

Your Money or Your Life!

Max and the Marginalized | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max and the Marginalized

Like a cartoon convenience store robber shouting "Your money or your life!" at the clerk, McCain has staked his campaign on a last-ditch effort to make voters sufficiently afraid of Obama.

McCain Camp: We're Going On Attack As Obama Takes Lead

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the two weeks that the Wall Street financial crisis has dominated the political debate, the presidential race has shifted from what had been essent...

Sam Stein

New McCain Attacks Echo Rove Advice | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Is John McCain's campaign taking political directives on how to handle the current economic crisis from Karl Rove? A day before the Arizona Republica...

Kos: Time For Dems To "Get Down In The Mud"

DailyKos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sullivan links to a reader email that asks: It also occurs to me that in a way McCain and Rove have actually simply taken over the liberal blogos...

Obama Camp: Saving Counterpunch For After 9/11

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign launched a broadside against Sen. Barack Obama yesterday, accusing him of a sexist smear, comparing his campa...

Sam Stein

Rick Davis's Hugh Hewitt Fantasy World: McCain Is The Victim | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rick Davis, McCain's campaign manager, seems to be living in an inverted universe. In Davis' world it is Barack Obama, not John McCain, who has launch...