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America's Day of Shame and Redemption

Bennet Kelley | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The much delayed release of the report hit the headlines on World Human Rights Day, which commemorates the United Nation's General Assembly adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 (due in no small part to American leadership).

Euromaidan's Organization Shows Passion Is Here to Stay

Janine Balekdjian | Posted 02.16.2014 | World
Janine Balekdjian

I hardly expected to be looking forward to seeing John McCain anywhere, much less in Kyiv, Ukraine. Yet here I was last Sunday morning, layering fleece under my jacket and preparing to head down to Euromaidan to hear Senator McCain address the protestors.

From Dress Codes to ENDA, a Personal Journey of Social Progress

Dana Beyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The Employment Non-discrimination Act of 2013 passed the Senate today, 39 years after it was first introduced. I feel very privileged to have lived long enough, from being at Stonewall as a teenager to being in the Senate gallery today, to watch history unfold.

'Inclusive' or 'Democratic' Egypt?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.20.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Allowing Egyptians to resolve the current crisis and define their own future would normally be the most appropriate and longer-term constructive policy. However, it is evident that some on either side of the political divide are seeking to draw battle lines.

McCain Blasts Colin Powell

The Huffington Post | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

In an interview on Fox News Radio's "Kilmeade and Friends" Thursday morning, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) tore into Colin Powell, who endorsed President...

The McCain and Lockheed Dots Are Connecting

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

John McCain and the Lockheed-Martin have been behaving in ways that parallel each other. That could be explained by their common political objectives, or by a separate action by McCain that was only recently uncovered by some watchdogs. It's question time.

Outrage Is Overdue

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Let's call Tuesday's pitifully embarrassing Senate performance on the defense authorization bill exactly what it was: shameful. They blocked debate b...

The True Colors of John McCain

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lesleyann Coker

Dear Senator McCain, Who are you? Do you even know any more? You recently told a reporter you've always done whatever's necessary to win, and j...

The Politics of Distraction: The Arizona Immigration Abomination and Governor Brewer

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

The Politics of Distraction have proven very effective for the GOP yet again. It was sheer brilliance to use the Palin wannabe, Arizona Governor Jan B...

De-Mavericking McCain

Jonathan Cowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Cowan

In the ongoing effort to de-maverick himself, yesterday's news that he is a lead sponsor of a bill to eliminate DC's gun laws must go down as the most spectacular and blatant reversal in Senator McCain's political career.

Sit-In at McCain's AZ Office to Protest Don't Ask Don't Tell

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Mirabella

Five people were arrested at a sit-in staged by Human Rights International to encourage a conversation with Senator McCain about Don't Ask Don't Tell.

Can Anyone Explain This Offshore Drilling Decision?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

I'm completely confused by the decision on offshore drilling, or at least by its timing. I can only come up with a few plausible reasons the President would support this, but none make real sense to me. Here are some lines of logic that some may support...

After State of the Union, Gates and Mullen Charge the Hill

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

The Senate Armed Services Committee will soon hear what Defense Secretary Robert Gates and JCS Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen think about repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

John McCain Could Lose Senate Primary To Tea Party Supporter

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Rasmussen announced a new poll on Friday showing Senator John McCain may be in trouble at home where a polarized electorate has him facing constant criticism from both the left and the right.

"Taxpayer March" - Real Outrage or McCain-Palin White Angst II?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The GOP machine politicos who are organizing them want us to see a country in outrage against our black, liberal, socialist president.

Meghan McCain: "I Love Gay Men"

Out | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Does it sound campy to say I love gay men?" asks Meghan McCain, sipping an iced tea at the nouveau-chic Hotel Palomar in Washington, D.C.'s Dupont Ci...

In Wake of McCain, Sanford, Ensign: Grassroots Republicans Like Mitt Over Palin

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Donahue

Many of the Republicans who support Romney now liked him in 2008 but talked themselves out of it.

McCain and Iran -- Hypocrisy Defined

Leah McElrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah McElrath

By grasping at Neda's death to satisfy his own partisan manipulations, McCain is objectifying this young woman as certainly as he objectified the entirety of Iran in his glib response about bombing the nation.

Minutemen Founder Challenges McCain For Senate

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX - At a news conference today, Chris Simcox, founder of the Minutemen, formally announced his intention to challenge John McCain for his Arizon...

McCain's Hometown Sheriff Ditches McCain For The Colbert Report

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sheriff Joe, who is famous for his reality show, tent-based jails, and large contingent of immigration enforcement officers, says he never intended to appear before McCain and other senators at Monday's hearing.

Sam Stein

McCain Prepping 'Contract With America' Style Economic Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain is putting together a major economic plan that will be structured, in some ways, off of Newt Gingrich's famous Contract With America....

Obama, Lieberman, and "The Hug": Color It Purple

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

We need pressures from the left in our party to remind us why we chose to be Democrats rather than Republicans.

Wrong by Definition

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Greenfield

Tax cuts without a stimulus package is like shooting someone to minister to a bullet wound: it only creates more bleeding with no end in sight.

Senator Coleman, Give Yourself Two Christmas Presents - Acceptance & Peace

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

During Bush's first term, I remember seeing you at the White House a number of times. Since that time, your relationship with the president changed dramatically. He's leaving and you are trying to hang on to power by nearly any means necessary.

Voting While Disabled: The Real "Functionals" In This Election

Auburn McCanta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Auburn McCanta

Disabled voters can make a difference, not only through their votes, but also by their campaigning activities.