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Constituents Demand Sen. Kyl Acknowledge Loved Ones' Suffering, Deaths

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

I received email after email from HuffPost readers... furious that Senator Kyl doesn't understand the consequences for ordinary Americans who can't afford insurance or medical treatment.

A Rogue Review

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

What passes for policy with Palin are the standard conservative talking points -- lower taxes, lower deficits, less government and a strong defense.

Michael Bennet At Center Of Senate Health Care Debate, Target Of John McCain Robocalls

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The National Journal reports that the National Republican Senatorial Committee is paying for an automated phone campaign that will feature John McCain...

Sen. Kyl Not Sure People Die From Lack of Health Insurance

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sen. Kyl: "I'm not sure that it's a fact that more and more people die because they don't have health insurance."

John McCain, Computer Geek

Auburn McCanta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Auburn McCanta

During the 2008 election, Senator John McCain famously admitted he didn't know how to use a computer and was only then learning to use a Blackberry. Oh, how times have changed.

Aerosmith's Joe Perry on Gun Rights and John McCain

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Glover


McCain's Got No Twitter Love For Palin

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last fall, John McCain hailed Sarah Palin as "experienced" and "talented." He declared, "she knows how to lead," and he predicted that "she's really g...

Pentagon: North Korea Missiles Could Threaten U.S.

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — North Korea's missiles could hit the United States in as few as three years if the reclusive rogue nation continues to ramp up its ...

Jeff Muskus

McCain Abruptly Flips On Climate Change Legislation | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain now appears to oppose climate-change legislation, an abrupt switch that could seriously threaten any movement on such a bill. "Near...

Palin Memoir Takes Aim At Katie Couric, Defends McCain

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will use a memoir out next spring to give her side of her interviews with CBS's Katie Couric but holds no bitterness toward Se...

Brian Rogers "Dead To Me" Says Fellow McCain Staffer

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, Ben Smith reported that McCain research director-cum-press secretary Brian Rogers will begin working as the research director for Al Go...

Barack Obama, Here to Save the World?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Is our first African American president something or what? Did you see him respond to the crowd and the crowd respond to him, at his latest town hall...

So to Speak: Big John

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Don Ringe

How to Get an Op-Ed Published in The New York Times

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leora Tanenbaum

Last week, the New York Times published an op-ed by Muammar el-Qaddafi, leader of Libya. Perhaps soon we will read Times op-eds penned by Blagojevich, Madoff, and Ahmadinejad.

Another Big Test for Obama

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Fisher

On the heels of a bipartisan Congressional report blaming high-level officials of the Bush Administration for employing harsh interrogation techniques...

Palin, McCain and War with Russia

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The combination of McCain's recklessness, Palin's proclivities and neoconservative belligerence could plunge a McCain presidency into an early confrontation with nuclear-armed Russia.

Obama Mocks McCain As Change Agent, Tries To Convert GOP Voters Into "Obamacons"

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

"The truth is that the country is not as divided as is our politics. McCain says he wants to reduce the rancor in Washington. I'm thinking, Did you pay attention to the last two days of your convention? I mean, were you not watching it?"

After Cheney, Vice Presidents Matter

Andy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Rosenberg

American voters -- wary of the Cheney experience -- will think long and hard about the next person they trust to uphold the role of the vice president.

Are We Really That Shallow?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Hoenig

Considering the McCain team's vice-president pick, we women are a shallow people, a people who cannot discern gender from agenda. Apparently this is w...

By 2011...Funny If It Wasn't So Sad

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

The 110th Congress didn't bring the troops home. John McCain isn't interested in bringing the troops home. Barack Obama wants to redeploy the troops t...

Let's Speak the Truth About Afghanistan

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

U.S. and NATO forces are not fighting "terrorists" in Afghanistan but a loose alliance of Pashtun warrior tribes whose resistance to foreign occupation is legendary.

McCain Most Absent Senator, Misses Majority Of Votes

Congressional Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful John McCain hasn't voted in the Senate since April 8. That's when McCain and presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Ob...

Is McCain Building An Iran War Drum?

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

Kowtowing to an Israeli fear of Iran, McCain used the AIPAC forum to reinforce his three most dubious and dangerous policy claims and beat the drums of war.

The Case for Mental Health Screening of Candidates

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Though it's ludicrous to elect a presidential candidate who can't physically perform the job, it's worse to elect a candidate who can't mentally perform the job.

Will An Adult Finally Prevail?!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

McCain's life of power and privilege so closely resembles that of George W. Bush that the prospect of a John McCain presidency is cataclysmic.