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Gillibrand: McCain Was Wrong Then, And He's Wrong Now

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) criticized Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for not supporting her proposal to remove military sexual assault cases from th...

25 Of The Most Memorable Moments Since The Repeal Of DADT

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 09.20.2012 | Gay Voices

On September 20, 2011 -- exactly one year ago today -- "don't ask, don't tell" was repealed and gays, lesbians and bisexuals were finally allowed to j...

Will Defenders of DADT Stand By Their Dire Predictions?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 02.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

The ban ended three months ago, with little fanfare. Will opponents of equality going forward get away with using the same "disruption" theory to convince policymakers to oppose full equality for LGBT and other Americans? Because that's what they're trying.

Mark Blumenthal

Award Rebuffs Critics Of DADT-Ending Survey

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- When the Department of Defense released its Don't Ask Don't Tell survey of service members and their spouses in December of last year, Sen....

WATCH: Cindy McCain Speaks Out Against DADT While John McCain Defends It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's wife Cindy appears in a new ad that harshly criticizes the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, and government officials and ...

John McCain Vows To Make DADT Repeal Work (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the most outspoken adversary to the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," appeared to change his tone on the move Thursday, s...

My Top Ten Political Winners and Losers for 2010

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Niall O'Dowd

Written off after the mid-term elections, a few weeks later Barack Obama glides, if not exactly walks, on water.

John McCain Still Angry At 2008 Presidential Defeat, Conversations With Advisers & Analysts Reveal

The Daily Beast | Shushannah Walshe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conversations with friends, advisers, and analysts reveal McCain as a man still angry at his 2008 presidential loss, fueling his desire to remain in t...

John McCain & Lindsey Graham: The Mean Girls Of The U.S. Senate

Politics Daily | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I have a theory about human social evolution: life doesn't progress much after high school. This week, I can thank John McCain and Lindsey Graham for ...

Joe Klein: 'I Used To Know A Different John McCain'

TIME | Joe Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain distinguished himself doubly this weekend, opposing the Dream Act and leading the opposition to "Don't Ask," despite the very public positions ...

John McCain Plays New Role Of GOP Agitator

Politico | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is getting under the skin of Democrats these days - and he seems to be relishing it....

John McCain DADT Repeal Reaction: 'Today Is A Very Sad Day'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), once a voice of optimism for repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, reportedly called Saturday "a very sad day" before the Senat...

Amanda Terkel

Senate GOP Leader: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Won't Happen This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sent a message to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) repeal advocates on Sunday: Don't hold y...

Harry Reid Rips John McCain Over 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Likens GOP Senator To Peanuts Character Lucy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took aim at Sen. John McCain's faltering stance on repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on Saturday, Politico reports. ...

Mark Blumenthal

SWING AND A MISS: McCain's Misguided Attack On 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Survey

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has raised many objections to a repeal of the military's controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, but th...

McCain Flips Military the Bird

Aaron Belkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Belkin

Republicans are now revealing that they don't care what's good for the military, or about known facts regarding don't ask, don't tell and its effect on military cohesion and performance.

John McCain: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Study Flawed

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A doubting John McCain led Republican opposition Thursday to letting gays serve openly in the military, sternly clashing with the P...

John McCain's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Concerns Dismissed By Robert Gates In Letter

The Wonk Room | Igor Volsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Responding to the Senator's request in a previously unreleased letter from October 25, 2010, Gates explained that the review was not a "referendum" on...

John McCain: I'd 'Absolutely' Block 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) signaled over the weekend that he would filibuster any measure put forth in the Senate aiming to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't T...

McCain Obstinate In Defense Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Ignores Testimony Before His Committee

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) seemed like he was about to lose his temper during a press briefing Tuesday after Republicans filibustered the defense appr...

John McCain's Transformation From Maverick To Erratic (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) appears to have undergone a serious political transformation over the course of just a single election cycle. On the campa...