Less than a month after receiving a $200,000 donation from mega-donors Robert and Diana Mercer, the super PAC backing Senator John McCain’s Republican primary opponent, Kelli Ward, reported paying $450,000 to Cambridge Analytica, the...Show More Summary
Back in 2008 the “Big Three” demanded to know all they could about Republican nominee John McCain’s health, but now it’s Hillary Clinton’s health that’s in the spotlight and the networks want little to do with it. The networks are treating...Show More Summary
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump says 'there could certainly be a softening' on deportations Aug. 24, 2016, 4:53 a.m. Donald Trump heads to Tampa, Fla., Wednesday as questions linger about where he stands on deporting 11 million illegal immigrants - he said he may soften his approach, but his...
John McCain came to talk about honor and duty. The setting was an American Legion post, where Arizona's senior senator unfurled an army’s worth of endorsements from military brass supporting his November reelection bid. A group of veterans sat at a small cluster of tables pushed together in the...
It is not that United States Senator John McCain (R-AZ) should be loved less, but that the Constitution should be loved more that he should be rebuked for declaring that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is "clearly a deserter" who should be punished. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? When Republican voters in Arizona receive a robocall this week featuring former House Speaker Newt Gingrich endorsing Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), they’ll hear just another example of how super PACs and political candidates...Show More Summary
Trump’s attacks on the legitimacy of our democracy are dangerous. They’re also one of the most traditionally “Republican” aspects of his campaign.
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This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you...Show More Summary
Until now, Sen. John McCain has almost completely ignored ex-state Sen. Kelli Ward, his Aug. 30 GOP primary opponent. While the pro-McCain super PAC Arizona Grassroots Action has aired a series of commercials against Ward, McCain has focused his fire on Rep. Show More Summary
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) brushed aside a question about Donald Trump’s connections to Russia Monday, saying he was focused on running his own campaign and didn’t know anything about them. The exchange came after McCain held a town hall in Phoenix as reporters followed him out to his car: REPORTER 1: What’s your concern about Mr. Show More Summary
The Russian Prosecutor General's office said Thursday it had listed the International Republican Institute, chaired by US Senator John McCain, as an organization engaged in activities undesirable on the territory of the Russian Federation.
RUNNING against the media is not a Donald Trump invention. In his bid for the Republican nomination in 2000, John McCain frequently attacked the “liberal media”; in 2008 Mr McCain’s punster running mate, Sarah Palin, widened the criticisms to the “lamestream media”. Barack Obama has had some complaints, too.
Is Donald Trump trying to underperform John McCain and Mitt Romney among African-American voters? For context, McCain got four percent and Romney got six percent—both against Obama, of course. But Trump appears to be trying really hard: In attempting to fashion a populist message, Mr. Show More Summary
Here’s something everyone should know about politicians, they conveniently have short-term memories like Arizona Sen. John McCain. Nikita Vladimirov of The Hill reports Sen. John Mccain chided his primary challenger, Kelli Ward for having a phone conversation with a white nationalist. Show More Summary
Terrible, huh? Pretty racist, right? One thing: It wasn't Donald Trump who said this. It was John McCain, when he was pretending he wanted to "build the dang fence" in his 2010 reelection campaign. Question: Why did John McCain accusing...
Cybersecurity experts have linked one of the groups that stole emails from the DNC to a campaign against lawmakers and officials, including John McCain.
WASHINGTON ? Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father and Muslim American who’s emerged as one of Donald Trump’s most compelling critics, has for weeks been calling on Republicans to pull their support for the presidential nominee over his proposal...Show More Summary
Such a clear repudiation of the party's incendiary nominee would be "a historic moment in the Republican Party," he predicted.
Arizona U.S. Senate candidate Ann Kirkpatrick (D) released a devastating ad that ties Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to his party’s presidential nominee.