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Mccain Suspends Campaign

Sam Stein

Bill Clinton Advised McCain During Height Of 2008 Financial Crisis, New Book Says | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In retrospect, it is widely perceived to have been a mistake. As the financial crisis shook the country in the backstretch of the 2008 p...

Palin Suspends Vice Presidential Campaign: Rushes Back to Alaska to Keep an Eye on Russia

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

"Governor Palin believes that geography is more important than politics," said McCain campaign spokesman, Tucker Bounds.

McCain Ran 1,304 Ads Day Campaign "Suspended"

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Turns out John McCain never did quite "suspend" his campaign during negotiations over the federal bailout plan, at least on television. Tucked into a...

Jason Linkins

New Hampshire Newspaper "Suspends" Writing Editorials To Focus On Economy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Okay. Once you get your head around a week in our political lives, during which: The first presidential debate was nearly scuttled By the candidate ...

Palin 'Suspending' Her Campaign Too -- But Going To Philly

AP | AMY WESTFELDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin defended her comment that the proximity of Russia to her home state of Alaska gives ...

Jason Linkins

During "Suspension" McCain Grandstands, Advisers Attack | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When John McCain announced yesterday that he was suspending his campaign to help everyone solve the economy, and inviting Barack Obama to do the same,...

Jed Lewison

If He Can Attack Obama, Why Can't He Debate Obama? | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Apparently, even though John McCain doesn't want to debate Barack Obama, he doesn't have any problem attacking him -- even after suspending his presid...

Bush Tries To Bail Out McCain

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Talk about bail-outs. John McCain had just made one of the riskiest, and perhaps costliest, moves of his presidential campaign, in attempting to bai...

McCain Speaks At Clinton Global Initiative Despite Suspension

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate John McCain expressed confidence Thursday that Congress and the Bush administration can reach conse...

Jason Linkins

Barney Frank: GOP Colleagues Winced At 'Mighty Mouse' McCain | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One would think that some of John McCain's Republican colleagues might actually want to help him become president of these United States, but no: give...

McCain Chickens Out of the Debate

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

McCain can kill two birds with one stone by ducking the debate: get out of debating Obama for a few days, and figure out what his position is on the economy that he helped destroy.

McCain's Non-Denial Denial

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Schweber

McCain's desire for a break is understandable, given the poll numbers and the seemingly endless stream of gaffes, flubs, and inconsistent statements coming out of his campaign.

Sam Stein

Obama And Democrats Call McCain's Bluff | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama rejected the proposal -- put forward by John McCain today -- that the two presidential candidates leave the campaign trail, delay Friday'...

The 2008 Election Is About... Customer Service

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

McCain's election-year flipflops and gimmicks -- including the "time out" -- should be treated no differently than any salesman's attempt to confuse you into making a bad deal.

Sam Stein

McCain's Financial Crisis Timeline | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When John McCain held an unexpected news conference mid-Wednesday afternoon he addressed the current economic crisis with direness previously unseen. ...