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John McCain Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Four years after he became the Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain has returned to the Republ...

John McCain Gives Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) went to bat for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in his speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesda...

McCain To Give Acceptance Speech From 7 Stages

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry and Joe Long

Seeking to counter the "temple" appearance of Barack Obama's Invesco Field stage, John McCain will speak from a revolving series of platforms designed to resemble those homes he can remember.

McCain Concession Speech: "The Failure Is Mine" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The election is over, and at 11:15 EST McCain delivered his concession speech in Arizona, with his wife Cindy and running mate Sarah Palin by his side...

McCain's New Stump Speech: "Lusty Attacks" On Obama, "Very Few Specifics" On Economy

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain devoted most of two campaign appearances on Wednesday to lusty attacks on Senator Barack Obama and gave less attention, and offere...

McCain Upstaged By Green Screen, Pink Protestor

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

John McCain is delivering his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination — and though it seems to be ending on a nice, uplifting, inspiring not...

Sam Stein

"My Fellow Prisoners," McCain Calls Americans | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After referring to the various proposals that comprise his domestic policy agenda, John McCain offered an absolute head-scratcher of a line during a c...

New York Times Fact-Checks McCain: "Inaccuracies, Exaggerations" Of His Own Position And Obama's

New York Times | Larry Rohter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking in Albuquerque on Monday, Senator John McCain attacked Senator Barack Obama on several fronts that by now have become familiar. But many of h...

Sam Stein

McCain On 'Black Monday': Fundamentals Of Our Economy Are Still Strong | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain may want to refine his economic message a bit more during this potentially disastrous week for the financial sector. On the campaign trai...

The Politics of Flattery

Edwin Eisendrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edwin Eisendrath

The biggest question for Americans is not whether we like Barack or John, Sarah or Joe better. It is whether we have the character to recognize flattery when we hear it, and to stay focused on what matters.

Can Democrats Learn to Speak Redneck?

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Arnold

Not only do the Democrats need to register every young person they can find, they must reach out to groups who live where they have become afraid to tread -- the gun toting speaking-in-tongues crowd.

Watching McCain's Speech - San Francisco

Brian Pendleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Pendleton

Only two people were watching the speech, and after it ended discussed only the beer selection for their next round. They didn'tt appear to be engaged in it on any significant level other than the fact that it was what was on the TV.

What Kind of Fall is This Going to Be?

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Wednesday night after Sarah Palin's speech, I went to bed with a pit in my stomach that reminded me not of November, 2004, but rather October, 2003.

McCain Tried To Overcome Himself In Speech

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Darkness had fallen over the city when Sen. John McCain stepped out from the shadow created by his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, when she las...

Arianna with Larry King on the McCain Speech and the Sarah Palin Soap Opera

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV


McCain's Road To Victory

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

In Palin, McCain may have found a way to shift attention away from Bush-McCain associations. "In a normal election," Karl Rove said, "the effect of the vice presidential candidate is minimal..."

Why Should it Take a Prison Cell to Raise a Citizen?

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Hanft

Here's John McCain's story as told last night, if anyone actually listened to the unadorned narrative...

RNC "USA!" Chant Was Code To Drown Out Protesters

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In response to early rumors that demonstrators might try to interrupt Republican presidential nominee John McCain's acceptance speech Thursday night, ...

John McCain Discovers You Only Get One Chance to Make a Last Impression

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The speech was excellent during its last, rousing minute. But that came at the 50-minute mark -- at which point the people hurting had probably turned off their TVs to save on electricity.

Sam Stein

McCain's Lime Green Background Returns | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the more memorable moments of the general election was when, after Barack Obama secured the Democratic nomination, John McCain gave a competing...

In His Big Speech, McCain's 10 Energy Lies Top Palin's 4 Energy Lies

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Romm

McCain has no plan to reduce oil imports -- indeed, throughout his career he has explicitly rejected every plan that might reduce oil imports.

Sam Stein

McCain Speech Interrupted by Iraq Vet Heckler | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's acceptance speech got off to a rocky start on Thursday night when, on three separate occasions, he was interrupted by protesters, twice ...

McCain is Running on the Amnesia Platform, But It's Democrats Who Need to Forget Sarah Palin

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Listening to the speech, you'd think it was the Democrats who occupied the White House the last seven-plus years and it was time to throw the bastards out.

Politico: 'Is There A Way McCain Can Win Without Giving Another Speech?'

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Democrats buzzed this week about their new de facto nominee, his historic candidacy and the unlikely political demise of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Re...

McCain Not A Real Man, Says Limbaugh

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Feldman

What prompted Limbaugh to make a negative ruling on McCain's manhood was not that McCain bashed Bush, but that McCain dared to criticize "government" in his New Orleans speech earlier this week.