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The othering of the president

Back in October 2008, then-Republican presidential candidate John McCain had one of the finest moments of his career. When angry Minnesota town hall questioners claimed Democrat Barack Obama was "an Arab" who could not be trusted, Sen. Show More Summary

McCain and other conservatives search for escape hatch on Homeland Security debacle

Arizona Sen. John McCain said Thursday on MSNBC's Morning Joe that Republicans should fund the Department of Homeland Security now that a federal district court in Texas has temporarily blocked Obama's immigration actions from moving forward. Show More Summary

Sunday Talk

Morning lineup: Meet The Press: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ); Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI); Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald; Comedian Dana Carvey; Roundtable : Joe Scarborough (MSNBC), Former White House Senior Advisor/Author David...Show More Summary

Women not welcome on Sunday political talk shows

Bill Kristol is always wrong, yet he is always on the Sunday talk shows. John McCain may be the king of the Sunday political talk shows, but it's not just his innate mavericky John McCain-ness that he's got working for him. First and foremost, he has the fundamental qualification of being a white man. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Danger: Hollering Hothead Other targets at which John McCain has shouted, "Get out of here, you low-life scum!" besides members of Code Pink: • Kids playing on his lawn • Squirrels getting into his bird...Show More Summary

Who wants to take on John McCain? The Daily Kos Great Mentioner scans the rosters for both parties

John McCain starts out the cycle in real danger in both the Republican primary and in the general election Potential candidates are constantly getting "mentioned" for higher office, but who's doing all that work? Why, the Great Mentioner of course. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Today's Boring Corrections • At an Armed Forces Committee hearing, Senator John McCain barks, "Get out of here, you low-life scum" as Code Pink members protest the appearance of witness Henry Kissinger....Show More Summary

Count me among the 'low-life scum,' Senator McCain

"Vile" doesn't come close to describing this man accurately. Eric Bradner of CNN reports: Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain had harsh words for protesters who shouted criticism at 91-year-old Henry Kissinger at a hearing Thursday. "Get out of here, you low-life scum," the Arizona Republican told the protesters. Show More Summary

Sen. Lindsey Graham may run for president, and by 'may' I mean dream on, fella

Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to run for president. Why? I don't know and neither do you, but it would be irresponsible not to speculate that it is perhaps because Sen. John McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham secretly swapped brains as part of a surreptitious attempt to get John McCain in the White House after all. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The far-right awaits its champion against John McCain

Two congressman are considering a primary challenge against John McCain Leading Off: • AZ-Sen: Not-so-great news... for John McCain! The senator is likely to seek a sixth term, but his many enemies within the Republican Party are committed to denying him renomination. Show More Summary

President Obama's State of the Union address, #3

Watch live video here. 6:43 PM PT: Populist Obama is great. 6:44 PM PT: Here's Obama reminding John McCain that he's the president: "My first duty as Commander-in-Chief is to defend the United States of America. In doing so, the question is not whether America leads in the world, but how. Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham mulls making John McCain's third presidential run

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Besties. Boy, this ups the excitement quotient for the 2016 Republican presidential primaries. WASHINGTON — Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Sunday that he was considering a bid for the Republican presidential nomination,...Show More Summary

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2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

I don't know what's more in disarray: my schedule, or Congressional Republicans? The real answer, of course, is the Democrats. And also, this is good news for John McCain. Seriously, though, there really are genuine newspaper articles about Republicans in disarray. Show More Summary

How John McCain and Mitt Romney show their support for France

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

On Sunday, an estimated one million people in Paris marched in solidarity in response to this week’s terror attacks. They were joined by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and other world leaders. Show More Summary

Sen. John McCain, position-switcher extraordinaire

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

I had an idea once. It was awful. To understand the Republican position on Cuba all you need to know is that whatever Obama does is wrong. That's all. Sen. John McCain, please demonstrate. Yesterday, for example, McCain issued a joint press statement with Sen. Show More Summary

John McCain and Congress helping mining company steal ancestral, ceremonial Apache land

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Apache Leap an area that would be included in the Copper mining land grab that Sen McCain snuck into the recent defense bill. On December 4, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Hidden in the defense bill was...Show More Summary

McCain wants Lieberman as defense secretary, because of course he does

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Too perfect: Apparently the White House asked Sen. John McCain, in his capacity as incoming chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, who he'd suggest to replace Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. “I said Lieberman,” McCain told our colleague Steven Ginsberg as he got off the Amtrak Acela from Washington to New York. Show More Summary

John McCain joins Republican demands for an Ebola 'czar'

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Operation Steadfast Backflip Sen. John McCain was on the Sunday news programs this weekend because OF COURSE HE WAS; this time it was to talk about Ebola and to engage that most time-honored of Republican talking point gymnastics, the backwards 180-degree flip with righthand trunk spin. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: National Republicans abandon the Michigan Senate race

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican Terri Lynn Land with John McCain Leading Off: • MI-Sen: Despite the way the cycle's shaped up, the first Senate campaign committee to cry "Uncle!" is actually the NRSC. Republicans are cutting an $850,000 TV ad reservation for the final two weeks of the election in Michigan, where they'd been trying to help Terri Lynn Land. Show More Summary

Republicans are on the news more because why, now?

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Yes, conservative lawmakers appear more often on your teevee than liberal ones do. And yes, this is good news for John McCain! Senators and representatives from the conservative end of the ideological spectrum have made 57 percent of...Show More Summary

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