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John McCain doesn't believe he has the lowest approval rating in the country: 'They like me'

These aren't the polls you're looking for. Move along. Arizona Sen. John McCain (R-Sunday) continues to not realize that he and his party have drifted apart. “There is a bogus poll out there,” McCain said on Fox Business’ “Cavuto.” “I can sense the people of my state. Show More Summary

Sunday Talk: Today, we are all wackadoodles!

The distinguished senator from TV Land, John McCain, once famously remarked, "The fundamentals of our economy are strong." That wasn't particularly true at the time he said it, which is completely beside the point. The point, my friends,...Show More Summary

In case you were wondering why John McCain is the most unpopular Senator in the country ...

"Please, can we bomb someone today?" ... here it is in a nutshell: .@SenJohnMcCain on #Ukraine: "I do not see a military option and that is tragic." - #AMR staff, #Russia, #Crimea — @mitchellreports Jackass.

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: And the Oscar for Most Unpopular Senator goes to...

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • AZ-Sen: Sweet Enola Gay, son! Republican Sen. John McCain has earned the rare distinction of becoming the most unpopular senator in the nation, according to PPP. Show More Summary

McCain: Obama's 1983 college essay on US-Soviet tensions proves he's to blame for Putin and Ukraine

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

You've got to be Putin me on Sarah Palin's political mentor speaks out: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday drew from a new source in arguing that President Barack Obama has been too 'soft' on Russia: An article Obama wrote back when...Show More Summary

Republicans squirm over Arizona anti-gay bill

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) If there's an upside to a state legislature passing and a governor refusing to say if she'll veto a bill that would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers, it's got to be watching Republicans squirm over Arizona's SB 1062. Show More Summary

Sen. Ted Cruz tries to be less insane. Let's watch.

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Not Steve Stockman. This anecdote, via Politico, is presented as evidence of Sen. Ted Cruz getting along better with his Republican colleagues these days: At a GOP lunch last week, Sen. John McCain noted that “some crazy guy from Texas” stormed out during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. “Hey,” Texas Sen. Show More Summary

McCain blames Obama for Iraq

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This vivid demonstration of John McCain's judgment will never get old. Welcome to John McCain's world, the world in which the U.S. won a tremendous victory in the Iraq War, only to see that victory thrown out the window by none other than the guy who beat him in 2008: Rising bloodshed in Iraq has Sen. Show More Summary

President McCain reveals his Obamacare replacement plan

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Would you trust health insurance reform to the guy who picked Palin as his running mate? President Senator John McCain has unveiled his plan for replacing Obamacare... and its centerpiece is the very same plan he ran on and lost with...Show More Summary

How I failed Beltway 101 taught by Ron Fournier

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ron Fournier on Morning Joe, because of course he is. You might remember Ron Fournier for such hits as "failed Beltway political startup", almost quitting his reporter job to go work for John McCain's presidential campaign,...Show More Summary

Time to mourn: No more 'gangs' for John McCain

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

With media grandstanding opportunities curtailed by filibuster reform, John McCain is really hurting inside. Every pundit's favorite backbencher, Sen. John McCain, has made a career of joining "gangs" to get shit through the Senate's f'd up 60-vote threshold (Gang of Eight on immigration, Gang of 14 on administration nominees, you get the picture). Show More Summary

President McCain says Democrats will be sorry they ended judicial filibusters

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

John McCain, looking out for Democrats Sen. John McCain (R-AZ): Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said that Democrats would "pay a heavy, heavy price" for changing the Senate rules for judicial and executive nominees. "They're governed by the newer members... Show More Summary

Gillibrand considers narrowing military sexual assault bill to gain votes

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Simply refocusing efforts to prosecute military sexual assault is not enough for Sen. John McCain. He wants to gut them. Facing the need to get 60 Senate votes for her proposal to put decisions about prosecuting military sexual assaults in the hands of prosecutors, rather than military commanders, Sen. Show More Summary

John McCain won't run for president again, despite 'spate' of requests for it

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

John McCain seems to have a little trouble distinguishing between flattery and sincere requests: “Particularly since the shutdown, I’ve had a spate of e-mails and letters and phone calls saying, ‘Run for president again,’ ” McCain told The Arizona Republic. Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham steals a page from Ted Cruz's playbook

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Lindsey Graham isn't just Sen. John McCain's favorite sidekick—he also likes to fashion himself as a "reasonable Republican," unlike lunatics such as Sen. Ted Cruz. But Graham is facing multiple tea party challengers in the South Carolina GOP's U.S. Show More Summary

A year at the lake

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

2012, despite the election results, was a pretty bad year for my family. So when the chance came to join John McCain and Mitt Romney, I jumped on it. That's right, I bought a second home. The residence in question was actually a manufactured...Show More Summary

Liz Cheney calls John McCain a 'liberal Republican' in fundraising push

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Does not know what 'liberal' means. Do you remember back when Senator John McCain was the Republican Party nominee for president? Oh, those far-away days, back when proving your conservatism didn't mean strapping yourself to an artillery...Show More Summary

Rep. Louie Gohmert says John McCain 'supported al Qaeda'

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It takes a lot for America's Dumbest Congressman to impress at this point, but telling the crowd of conspiracy theorists at the Value Voter Summit that fellow Republican John McCain is a supporter of al Qaeda, now that's taking the crazybull...Show More Summary

Sidekick McCain: If Obamacare succeeds, Hillary will be president

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Lindsey Graham, rarely seen in public without his alter ego Sen. John McCain, tells Fox anchor Greta Van Susteren that he believes the political stakes are huge when it comes to Obamacare: GRAHAM: Hillary Clinton decided today to...Show More Summary

McCain returns fire on Cruz

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Less than an hour after Sen. Ted Cruz finished his long speech against Obamacare, Sen. John McCain took the Senate floor to rebut Cruz. McCain started out with two points to make: First, that Cruz was wrong to accuse Republicans of not...Show More Summary

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