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Ryan Grim

McCain Backs Obama's Iraq War Plan | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Had history turned out otherwise on November 4, 2008, the approach to the economic recovery might be radically different. But, in an indication of ho...

My Son Is Why We Fight So Hard

Teresa McCoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Teresa McCoy

My son served in Falluja for 16 months. He lost his best friend on that battlefield, and the experience profoundly changed him. When they sent our son home, he was only a shell of his former self.

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...

McCain Started Pushing For Iraq War Moments After Sept. 11 Attacks

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the morning of the 9/11, just moments after the World Trade Center collapsed from the terrorist strikes, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) went on television...

Bikers May Love McCain, but Veterans Do Not

Deanie Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deanie Mills

Every single Iraq vet I've spoken with tells me that the one thing they want is an end to the war. Period. Whichever candidate comes closest to pledging an end to it has their support. Right now, that's Obama.

Bikers May Love McCain But Veterans Do Not

Deanie Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deanie Mills

For one thing, every single Iraq vet with whom I have spoken tells me that the one thing they want in a new president is an end to the war. Period. Whichever candidate comes closest to pledging to end that war, that is who has their support. And right now, that's Obama.

McCain: 'I Said We Would Have An Easy Victory' In Iraq And 'We Did'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In late 2002 and early 2003, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was a fixture on cable television, assuring Americans that an invasion of Iraq would be "easy." "...

Sam Stein

McCain Strongly Rejected Long-Term Iraq Presence: "Bring Them All Home" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it comes to getting U.S. troops out of Iraq, Sen. John McCain was for the idea before he was against it. Three years before the Arizona Republic...

Brave New Films: "The Real McCain 2"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ah, the power of Youtube. Robert Greenwald has put together another in his series: "The Real McCain" that demonstrates the Republican's tendency to p...

John McCain and al Qaeda

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

If John McCain seriously believes we are at war with al Qaeda in Iraq, that alone is such a serious error in judgment it should disqualify him from any chance to govern this country.

Howard Dean: GOP Trying To Weasel Out Of McCain "100 Years" Comment

The Hill | Sam Youngman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Howard Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), accused Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and the Republican Party of trying to deceive vot...

John McCain Iraq Progress Speech Interrupted By News Of Green Zone Attacks

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, making the case for the "unmistakable progress" in Iraq. A telling moment in hi...

Fierce Iraq Fighting Forces War Back Onto Campaign Trail

The New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER and LARRY ROHTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The heavy fighting that broke out last week as Iraqi security forces tried to oust Shiite militias from Basra is reverberating on the presidential cam...

The John McCain Magic 8 Ball: Ask It Anything! | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Old man McCain has just returned from Iraq and he doesn't want to hear it, alright? A few days after confusing Sunnis and Shiites and just a day 61 Ir...

McCain Pushed For War In Iraq For 10 Years

LA Times | Bob Drogin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As America's war in Iraq enters its sixth year, Sen. John McCain is hoping that his long effort to send thousands more U.S. troops -- a "surge" that h...

McCain: Iraq War "Will Be Over Soon"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a townhall meeting today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was asked about the status of the situation in Iraq. McCain, who notoriously said last month that...