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Mccain Maverick

Maverick No More: McCain Has Diluted His Rare Reputation

Baltimore Sun | PAUL WEST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain once had the most powerful brand in American politics. He was often called the country's most popular politician and widely admired for h...

What John McCain Told Me, and What it Says About How Far He's Fallen

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

At a dinner party in Los Angeles not long after the 2000 election, John McCain admitted to me that he hadn't voted for George Bush.

HuffPost News Hunt: Keeping the Media Honest When It Comes to Covering McCain

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The same journalists rendered "too deferential" by George Bush's soaring post-9/11 approval ratings now seem intent on providing cover for McCain. To try to keep that from happening, HuffPost is launching the John McCain News Hunt, an investigative project designed to take a clear-eyed look at the media's coverage of McCain.

John McCain Trades Straight Talk for Unadulterated Fantasy

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

McCain's speech was pure, unadulterated fantasy. The political equivalent of the trippy tour the Beatles gave us in Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds -- only instead of rocking horse people eating marshmallow pies, we get "a functioning democracy" in Iraq.

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.

Harry Reid: McCain Crossed The Aisle Maybe Three Times In 26 Years

National Journal | Linda Douglass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National Journal's Linda Douglass sat down with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., for the April 18 edition of "National Journal On Air." This...

A McCain Court: Likely Less Than Maverick

Alexander Heffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alexander Heffner

Presidential candidate McCain has pledged to appoint strict constructionists to the high court-- conservatives who would attack the kind of "maverick" legislation McCain has so famously backed.