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Sarah Palin: Trump is the candidate for 'Joe Six-Pack' Americans fed up with the 'elites'

It should come as no surprise that Donald Trump is at least superficially fond of conservative difference-maker Sarah Palin. She parlayed her fifteen seconds of fame as John McCain's uniquely implausible running mate into a semi-lucrative...Show More Summary

How Donald Trump has fared since his McCain comments, in one chart

A lot of pundits thought that Donald Trump had doomed himself with his comments questioning John McCain's war heroism. A lot of pundits were wrong: The chart above, courtesy of Huffington Post Pollster, aggregates all national polls of the GOP presidential primary. Show More Summary

Sunday Talk: Trumping the shark

Last weekend, Republican presidential frontrunner and all around classy guy Donald Trump said some things about former POW John McCain that most (respectable) pundits predicted would mark the end of Trump-mentum. But a funny thing happened...Show More Summary

Poll: Donald Trump has a narrow lead over Scott Walker

Donald Trump's meteoric rise in the polls appears to have halted or at least slowed after his widely panned remarks about Sen. John McCain. A new national survey from Public Policy Polling shows Trump leading his Republican presidential primary competitors, but narrowly. Show More Summary

Donald Trump still surging in the polls, Jeb! dropping

Sky's the limit! Following a weekend performance in which he questioned whether senator and former P.O.W. John McCain was really a war hero because "he was captured," Donald Trump is surging in the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll...Show More Summary

Why the GOP loves the 'Secondhand Economy'

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican nominee John McCain traveled to Ynez, Kentucky, to announce his economic vision in the place where LBJ launched the War on Poverty back in 1965. His solution for Americans strugglingShow More Summary

John McCain angered by Donald Trump: 'He fired up the crazies'

Former presidential candidate and longtime Senator John McCain does not like Donald Trump. He does not like Donald Trump one bit. “It’s very bad,” McCain, who was eager to talk about Trump, told me on Monday when I stopped by his Senate office. Show More Summary

Warren, McCain team up to reinstate Glass-Steagall banking reform

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A new bipartisan effort would help extend the job started with the Dodd-Frank financial reform law passed in 2010. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and John McCain (R-AZ) want to bring back Glass-Steagall, the depression-era banking reform that separated commercial and investment banking. Warren and McCain, along with their cosponsors, Sens. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans infighting over Guantánamo

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. John McCain has been working with the White House on a plan to close the prison camp at Guantánamo. For years, McCain has been insisting that if the administration came up with a plan and submitted it for congressional approval, he'd shepherd it through. Show More Summary

Cartoon: Who created ISIS?

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

With the fall of Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria, fingers are pointing faster than you can say “Preemptive War.” John McCain thinks the crazy Islamic extremists of ISIS wouldn’t be causing the world all this trouble if only Obama hadn’t spent so much time worrying about global warming. Show More Summary

How Bush lost Iraq twice

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

With the loss of Ramadi to ISIS forces, the Republican Party has launched one of its most ambitious myth-making operations in recent memory: Barack Obama lost Iraq. "We had the conflict won," John McCain declared this week, "thanks to...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: This is bad news for John McCain. Seriously

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican Sen. John McCain will face a credible Democratic foe next year Leading Off: • AZ-Sen: Tuesday morning brought some exciting news for Arizona Democrats, as Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced she'd run against veteran GOP Sen. John McCain, who is seeking a sixth term in the Senate. Show More Summary

Ann Kirkpatrick will challenge John McCain for Senate, giving Democrats a top-flight candidate

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ann Kirkpatrick Tuesday morning brought some exciting news for Arizona Democrats, as Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced she'd run against veteran GOP Sen. John McCain, who is seeking a sixth term in the Senate. It's a welcome but unexpected...Show More Summary

Push for American-built rocket engines goes bipartisan

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

SpaceX Dragon capsule reentry animation: this is how a 21st century spacecraft should work We all know how certain media sources love the smell of bipartisanship in the morning. Here John McCain, yes, that same senator who tried his best to saddle us with Vice President Sarah Palin, actually makes some bipartisan sense: U.S. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush enters the Falwell primary with speech at Liberty University

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

During the 2000 Republican presidential primaries, Arizona Senator John McCain proclaimed Jerry Falwell an "agent of intolerance." But after losing the nomination to George W. Bush, McCain determined he would not repeat his mistake the next time around. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: After five terms, Arizona is bloody tired of John McCain

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican Sen. John McCain Leading Off: • AZ-Sen: PPP surveys both the GOP primary and general elections in Arizona, and let's just say they don't exactly bring good news for John McCain. McCain, who is seeking a sixth term, has never...Show More Summary

A new poll finds John McCain in real trouble, both in the primary and the general

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican Sen. John McCain PPP surveys both the GOP primary and general elections in Arizona, and let's just say they don't exactly bring good news for John McCain. McCain, who is seeking a sixth term, has never had a great relationship with his party's base, and he posts a terrible 41-50 approval rating with GOP primary voters. Show More Summary

John McCain openly mocks presidential candidate Ted Cruz

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

To work with Ted Cruz is to hate him He may be a presidential candidate, but at this point fellow senators are openly mocking Sen. Ted Cruz. Cruz has been telling supporters that he's been "pressing" Sen. John McCain to hold hearings...Show More Summary

Wanting to bomb Iran isn't wingnutty enough for the wingnuts when it comes to John McCain

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) announced Tuesday that he will indeed seek a sixth term in the Senate in 2016, causing the extremists for whom McCain isn't extreme enough to foam at the mouth and declare war. The Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF) has launched an effort to defeat Sen. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: A weak primary opponent may again save John McCain

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Actual good news... for John McCain! Leading Off: • AZ-Sen: Hard-line conservatives would love to give John McCain a real primary challenge, but they're at risk of being stuck with a sub-standard candidate for the second time in a row. Show More Summary

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