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Sabrina Siddiqui

McCain Attacks Obama Over What He Wrote About Russia In College | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday drew from a new source in arguing that President Barack Obama has been too 'soft' on Russia: An ar...

GOP Senator Defends Obama's Gun Speech

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday defended President Barack Obama's emotionally charged speech decrying the Senate's failure to pass a bipartisa...

The Unhinging of John McCain

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

In case anyone hasn't noticed, Arizona Senator John McCain has been making a fool of himself lately, on a weekly if not daily basis, his rants seeming to be fueled by an unhealthy mix of anger and envy, with not insignificant hints of racism and misogyny thrown in for good measure.

Hurricane Politics

Evan Winiker | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Evan Winiker

Both candidates spent a good deal of this week on their constituents' flat screens, but one wonders if the time and money spent could have been used for a better cause.

McCain: 'Obama Hung The Bush Record Around My Neck'

Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

As Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hit the campaign trail in Ohio earlier this week, he reflected on the 2008 presidential campaign and said "with some leg...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp's Bin Laden Ad Sparks Outcry, Ethics Debate And Duplicity | Sam Stein | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama defended using the killing of Osama bin Laden in a campaign context on Monday while insisting that neither he nor...

McCain Accuses Obama Of Playing Politics With Bin Laden Death

Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who lost the 2008 presidential election to Barack Obama, harshly criticized him for politicizing the death of Osama bin La...

Sam Stein

John McCain 'Very Disappointed' By GOP Candidates' Endorsement Of Waterboarding | Sam Stein | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

The Republican presidential candidates, save former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), announced during Saturday night's GOP debate t...

John McCain: Obama Bus Tour Is 'Wrong'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) continued his verbal onslaught against President Barack Obama's bus tour on Tuesday, blasting the three-day swing throug...

Amanda Terkel

McCain To Obama: 'Get Tough' On Libya | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Ct.) both criticized President Obama's response to the crisis in Libya on Sunday, sayin...

John McCain: Obama 'A Patriot'

Politics Daily | Bruce Drake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain lost a bitter campaign against Barack Obama in 2008 and has been at loggerheads with him for much of Obama's first two years in offic...

Sam Stein

McCain Can't Quit 2008: Makes Opposition To Obama His Chief Campaign Pitch | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) increasingly unsuspenseful reelection bid against primary challenger J.D. Hayworth has morphed very dramatically into a s...

Sam Stein

LeBron James Signing A Win For The Tea Party, Obama, Charlie Crist, John McCain, Anyone Else? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The signing of LeBron James by the Miami Heat is, without a doubt, a boost for the Tea Party. So said the Atlantic's Josh Green who wrote the follow...

Sam Stein

McCain Challenger: Birther Questions Are Legit In Days Of Identity Theft (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) primary challenger, former Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-Ariz.), has clearly made the political calculation that the longtime sen...

Ryan Grim

Now, McCain Wants More Than A Freeze | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If President Obama is taking policy cues from his general election opponent in 2008, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), he'll have to go further than freeze ...

Sam Stein

McCain Emerges As Front Man In GOP Efforts To Claim Reform Mantle | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The way Democrats secured the 60 votes needed to break a Republican filibuster of health care legislation has exposed them to accusations that they ha...

McCain Confronted Obama In Private Meeting Before Speech

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hours before he was set to address the nation on his new Afghanistan strategy, President Obama and members of his war council spent about an hour brie...

Sam Stein

McCain: Obama Putting "Lives In More Danger" Without Bump In U.S. Afghan Forces | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain, (R-Ariz.) warned President Barack Obama on Tuesday that he will be risking American lives if he decides not to follow recommendation...

McCain Booed By Arizonans For Saying Obama Respects Constitution (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain, (R-Ariz.) found himself drowned out by boos and hisses on Tuesday after insisting to an otherwise friendly home-state crowd that ...

Sam Stein

McCain Hits Obama On Iran Again, Joe Klein Tells Him "Be Quiet" (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain continued to rap President Barack Obama for his measured reaction to the crisis in Iran, which McCain said was inadequate in its supp...

Sam Stein

McCain: Obama Has Come Up Short On Post-Partisanship (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's rival in the 2008 election gave him good marks for the job he has done in the White House so far. But Sen. John McCain suggested Sunday...

McCain Uses Obama's Planned Immigration Reform To Raise Money

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Allies of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) are using recent reports that President Obama will address immigration reform this year as an opportunity to rais...

McCain Backs Obama Call To End Nuclear Weapons

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

US Senator John McCain Friday backed a call by President Barack Obama, his former rival for the White House, for a planet free of nuclear weapons and ...

Sam Stein

McCain Rumored To Be Working His Own Budget | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The buzz on Wednesday morning is that Sen. John McCain will introduce his own, alternative budget, perhaps sometime this week, to serve as a contrast ...

Sam Stein

McCain: Obama Opened Himself Up To Charges Of Incrementalism In Afghanistan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain largely applauded the Obama administration's approach to Afghanistan on Tuesday. But he said that if he had been elected, he would ha...