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John McCain Contradicts John McCain

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has spent much of the past week attacking President Obama's response to the militant insurgency sweeping through Iraq, poin...

Obama Jokes About Brewing 'Bromance' With McCain

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama opened up about his relationship with former opponent Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday during an interview airing on NBC's...

Sam Stein

Flashback: Obama In 2008 Attacked McCain For Taking $800 Billion Out Of Medicare | Sam Stein | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential nominee, the politics of Medicare have become almost as compli...

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...

Sam Stein

DADT Repeal Could Come Down To Obama-McCain Proxy Battle | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The decision by congressional Democrats to put forward a standalone repeal of the military's ban on openly gay servicemembers may pit Pr...

Would it Be Worse if McCain Were President?

Andrew Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Levine

The idea that the Obama administration is no better than a McCain administration would have been is, for most liberals, unthinkable. But this is a disabling conviction.

Obama vs. McCain: Who's The Maverick Now?

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Throughout the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican nominee John McCain called himself a political maverick with "the record and the scars" to prove...

Sam Stein

Obama Impeachment Suggested By GOP Dirty Trickster | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A popular, ideologically extreme website has begun pushing the idea that President Obama should be impeached. And the person leading the charge is the...

Ryan Grim

McCain Won't Say Obama Is On Iran Reformers' Side | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Either Sen. John McCain didn't hear Joe Klein tell him to "be quiet" or he doesn't care, because the former presidential candidate went right back at ...

Sam Stein

McCain Adviser: Obama Burdened By Campaign Pledge On Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An ongoing lobby effort to get the White House to fund health care reform by ending the tax breaks for employers who provide coverage to their workers...

McCain Backs Obama Detainee Photo Decision

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain on Thursday welcomed President Obama's decision to oppose the release of photographs documenting prisoner abuse in Iraq and Afghan...

McCain Slams Obama Global Warming Plan

AZ Central | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sen. John McCain blasted President Barack Obama's global-warming plan Tuesday, saying it would hurt an already battered economy by raising energy cost...

McCain On Obama: 'I Don't Want Him To Fail' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After a losing presidential campaign in 2000, John McCain came back to the Senate and established himself as a force no White House could ignore. Eigh...

Sam Stein

Obama, McCain Relationship Back On | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Washington observers are fond of intensely analyzing the relationship between President Barack Obama and the man he beat in the fall election, Sen. Jo...

Obama Meets With McCain At Transition Office (VIDEO)

AP/CNN/HuffPost/NYDN/The Atlantic | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update, 2:40 pm Marc Ambinder at The Atlantic has a joint statement issued by Obama and McCain on the meeting: "At this defining moment in his...

Obama Is Killing the GOP With Kindness

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Democrats who worry that Obama is selling out to the opposition may have it backwards. His ingenious approach could end up marginalizing the GOP for decades.

What Really Happened To The Old John McCain

New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A defining moment of the "old" John McCain--as many Americans, even some of his friends, have begun to refer to him as he was before his run for the P...

Election Anxiety: Advice From Abraham Lincoln

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

By the time the votes are tabulated and our choice for President is confirmed, we will find ourselves standing at a critical fork in the road, one tha...

Obama: "We Have A Lot Of Work To Do" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via the Jed Report, Barack Obama's campaign sends out a Get Out The Vote video reminding supporters that there's still work to do:...

Obama, McCain Doing Interviews During Football Game Halftime

ESPN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the eve of the presidential election, with "Monday Night Football" from Washington as the backdrop, candidates Barack Obama and John McCain are pla...

Reading The Pictures: God, Obama

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

Framing Obama as an aspiring deity works like a red cape in the face of the Christian right by flaunting the notion Obama somehow sees himself as a God, God himself, or, the son of God.

Sam Stein

Obama Ad Uses Winking Palin (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is out with his own attack ad Wednesday morning. Watch it here. The Obama campaign is directing reporters to an ad it released Wednesday...

Sam Stein

McCain Remains Absolutely Anchored Down By Bush: Poll | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Poll numbers don't look good for John McCain these days. But the internal dynamics are even worse. A Pew Research poll released on Tuesday reveals th...

Projecting McCain

Aimee Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aimee Liu

Virtually every attack McCain makes against Barack Obama is a projection of his own fear or loathing.

Teachers Can't Vouch for McCain's "Voucher Plan"

Cheryl Lubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cheryl Lubin

As a high school teacher who dips into my own wallet to buy paper and pencils for students in the second largest school district in the land, I recognize the dangers of a pro-voucher McCain administration. Vouchers are not, as Obama so succinctly put it, the panacea for failing schools.