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Two Top McCain Officials Lobbied For Oil-For-Sex Scandal Companies

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's something that could complicate the McCain-Palin reform message a bit: It turns out that McCain's national finance co-chair, Wayne Berman, is a...

Fun facts With John McCain

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

McCain's record doesn't look like the record of a change-maker by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, looks like he's dominated by the same lobbyists Bush has been beholden to for the last eight years.

Sam Stein

Vilsack: McCain Puts Oil First, Not Country | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign and Democratic operatives have been pushing for weeks to paint McCain as a stooge of Big Oil. On Tuesday they tried a new tactic: u...

Sam Stein

McCain Traveling To Oil Rig (Partially) Owned By... Exxon | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sometimes political attacks materialize all by themselves. John McCain is set to board a helicopter today and travel 150 miles off the Louisiana cost...

Top McCain Officials Were Paid Oil Lobbyists

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Okay, here's some more on the ties between the McCain campaign and the Hess Corporation, the company whose senior executives all dumped $28,500 apiec...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Ad: McCain, Get To Work | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics, which next to the Obama campaign and the DNC has been the most active Democratic organization in the general election, launched a new web ...

Why McCain's "Drill Here, Drill Now" Proposal Fails the Supply/Demand Reality Check

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Fiderer

McCain's rhetoric on global oil, and the mainstream media narrative, seems stuck in the mid-1980s, when the U.S. produced as much oil as Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia combined.

When Big Oil Says Jump Off The Campaign Trail, You Jump

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Scher

Don't let anyone say McCain doesn't go the extra mile for those supporting his campaign.

It's Not Oil Supply -- It's the High Fear Hype!

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

This debate over oil and energy policy disgusts me because both Obama and McCain are trying to force short term, knee jerk responses to a major policy challenge for the nation.

Senator McCain, Troops and Security Are No Joke

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Maybe John McCain wants to mock the idea of simple ways we can use less oil and protect America and our troops, while blocking efforts to get off Middle East oil, but we take it dead seriously.

Rachel Weiner

McCain: I'll Come Back To Senate For Oil | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday, John McCain lambasted Congress for adjourning without passing an energy bill, saying he'd be willing to "come off the campaign trail" and r...

Reading The Pictures: A Crude Salute

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-07-30-mccain_cindy_oilderrick.jpg Conservatives obviously don't get the irony of having their presidential nominee and wife billboarding militarism while standing next to an oil derrick.

Sam Stein

McCain Fumbles His "This Week" Appearance | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Coming off of a week in which he made several notable gaffes and was overshadowed by his rival's trip overseas, Sen. John McCain was undoubtedly hopin...

Sam Stein

McCain Offshore Drilling Battle Reminiscent Of Iraq Surge, Aide Says | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An aide to John McCain synthesized the Senator's two favorite topics into one political thesis today: his support for off-shore drilling and his polic...

Sam Stein

Good News For McCain: Support For Offshore Drilling Spikes | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain and the Bush administration has been arguing for the past week that the United States should lift a federal moratorium on off-shore drilli...

Schwarzenegger: McCain "Blowing Smoke" On Offshore Drilling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a speech on climate change in Florida, the California governor diverged from his prepared remarks to blast supporters of offshore drilling. Americ...

Sam Stein

McCain's Offshore Drilling Position A Flip From Three Weeks Ago | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is hardly a secret that when it comes to offshore drilling, Sen. John McCain was against the idea before he was for it. On Monday, the Arizona Repu...

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.