POLITICS
07/03/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McCain Blocking Bill To Include Marines In 'Department Of The Navy' Name

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is playing a major role in blocking a House bill that has a record number of co-sponsors.

The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), is one of the more straightforward bills in Congress. It would add three words to the Navy Department's name, changing it from the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps.

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