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Mccain Scandal

Vetting the Candidates: An American Tradition

Adam McKay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam McKay

Okay, I get it. We let all Republicans and most Democrats off the hook because they will roll over for the companies that own the media and in McCain's case literally get blown by lobbyists, but come on! Are we not even remotely pretending anymore?

McCain's Ties To Lobbyists: $765,000 Alone From Telecommunications Lobbyists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today has a new article detailing John McCain's ties to telecommunications lobbyists. The article points out one of John McCain's major inconsiste...

McCain: The 'Anti-Lobbyist' Who Works With Lobbyists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iseman Client Contradicts McCain Campaign On Meetings: The Washington Post reports: Broadcaster Lowell "Bud" Paxson today contradicted statements fro...

Meghan McCain Posts Blog On Vicki Iseman Scandal

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's daughter Meghan wrote on her blog McCain Blogette a few hours after The New York Times released the report suggesting her father's infid...

Vicki Iseman's Bio Pulled From Web

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Within hours of the New York Times story going public, Vicki Iseman's bio was pulled from the web site of her firm, Alcade and Faye. We've captured a...

NYT Responds To Questions About McCain Article

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A recent New York Times article examined a number of decisions by Senator John McCain that raised questions about his judgment over potential conflict...

Democrats Debate Tonight...As McCain Scandal Continues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats Debate In Texas Tonight in Austin, Texas, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will go head-to-head in their penultimate debate before the March...

Vicki Iseman And Cindy McCain: Twins? Separated At Birth?

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain is fighting accusations tonight from the New York Times that he had an affair with lobbyist Vicki Iseman. The Senator released a...

Former Paxson Exec Denies McCain Meeting

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former Paxson Communications president said Saturday he never met with John McCain about the Arizona senator writing letters to t...

Marc Cooper

McCain Lawyer's Long History Of Spin

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Beleagured GOP candidate John McCain's choice for personal lawyer in the emerging favors-for-lobbyist scandal, Bob Bennett, has a long record of defe...

Jason Linkins

Attention Turns To John Weaver

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Weaver, the "informal campaign advisor" to John McCain, has issued a statement to MSNBC this morning that he is not the source of yesterday's sto...

Nico Pitney and Sam Stein

Vicki Iseman: Who Is McCain Scandal Figure?

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** MORE COVERAGE OF MCCAIN SCANDAL FALLOUT HERE ** On Wednesday night, an otherwise obscure telecommunications lobbyist by the name of Vicki Iseman w...

NYT Executive Editor Bill Keller: "I Was Surprised" By Response To McCain Story

AP | SETH SUTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A New York Times story examining John McCain's relationship with a female lobbyist eight years ago has thrust the newspaper itself in...

Tucker Carlson Would Notice If Vicki Iseman 'Wore A Thong'

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tucker Carlson is convinced that this New York Times story making waves on the campaign trail has no legs. On MSNBC, anchor Norah O'Donnell asks Tuck...

Sam Stein

Why Did The NYT Hold McCain-Lobbyist Story?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of revelations that Sen. John McCain had a close and perhaps romantic relationship with a telecommunications lobbyist, political observers...

NYT Public Editor Faults McCain Story

New York Times | Clark Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BILL KELLER, the executive editor of The Times, said the article about John McCain that appeared in Thursday's paper was about a man nearly felled by ...

Vicki Iseman Gets Advice From Gennifer Flowers

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gennifer Flowers came out today to remind everyone of her legacy in the pantheon of political scandals. She told the television show "Extra" that if ...

Analysis: Story Could Undercut McCain

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — John McCain sought to minimize damage to his man-of-character image and his presidential hopes Thursday, vigorously denying and den...

John McCain Affair? Links To Female Lobbyist Exposed

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** NEW UPDATES ** Media-Loving McCain Now Avoiding Press: Time magazine's Michael Sherer reports: In the wake of a scandalous New York Times story ...