More John McCain Articles

  • Mitt Romney is no Richard Nixon

    Mitt Romney is no Richard Nixon -- and that's actually bad news for the small group of people hoping to make a Romney presidential run in 2016 happen. Over at Politico, a former member of Romney's team, Emil Henry, tried to make the case for another Romney presidential run. But his piece...

  • The Republican who has followed Ted Kennedy's path

    In many ways, Sen. John McCain has followed the path laid out by Sen. Ted Kennedy after his unsuccessful attempt to wrest the Democratic nomination from Jimmy Carter in 1980.

  • That bad, huh? Newspaper so disappointed in Obama it apologizes for 2008 endorsement

    President Obama has so far been a major disappointment to even his most ardent supporters, his approval numbers steadily falling to fresh lows. And the president is apparently such a disappointment, that the Billings Gazette in Montana felt compelled last week to apologize to its readers for...

  • McCain says Obama weakened America, encourages donations to RNC

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Because “friends and foes” view President Barak Obama’s America as weak, people should donate to the Republican National Committee, says U.S. Sen. John McCain. McCain On Monday, the RNC sent out a mass email to supporters containing a letter from the...

  • Hispanics sour on Obama as young illegals surge across border

    What should Republican lawmakers do about immigration? That's been a simmering source of controversy ever since George W. Bush's push for so-called comprehensive immigration legislation, with legalization and enforcement provisions, in 2006. Most liberals and many economic conservatives argued...

  • Why the Benghazi suspect isn't going to Guantanamo Bay

    Guantanamo Bay isn't on the itinerary for Ahmed Abu Khattala, the first suspect expected to face trial in the U.S. for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

  • Poll: 74 percent oppose U.S. troops in Iraq, prefer supplies, intel

    Americans are dead set against putting U.S. boots on the ground to help the besieged government of Iraq, where 4,486 troops died during the war and aftermath, according to a sobering new poll.

  • Senate passes bill aimed at cutting wait times for VA patients

    Responding to public outrage over reports of widespread mismanagement at Veterans Affairs hospitals nationwide, the Senate on Wednesday passed legislation with overwhelming bipartisan support that would make it easier for veterans to receive VA-paid treatment from private doctors. The bill,...

  • Watch Barack Obama in 2008 --- 'I've been adamant about not negotiating with Hamas'

    In May 2008, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, had been attacking candidate Barack Obama for suggesting that as president, Obama would negotiate with the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. Obama responded emphatically: "I've been adamant about not negotiating with Hamas." In a CNN interview earlier...

  • Senators urge FCC to sack NFL blackout rule

    A bipartisan pair of senators have called on the Federal Communications Commission to end its "obsolete" TV blackout policy for NFL games and other live sporting events within the next 60 days. A public comment period on an FCC proposal to eliminate the blackout rule ended March 25, and Sens....

  • John McCain calls Gen. Martin Dempsey's prisoner swap endorsement 'unacceptable conduct'

    The release of five Guantanamo detainees has re-ignited Sen. John McCain's intense criticism of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. McCain on Tuesday called Dempsey’s support of the prisoner swap “shameful,” and “unacceptable conduct,” and he accused...

  • John McCain says veterans need more health care options

    Addressing the Veterans Affairs scandal Sunday, Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain said military members should have access to health care at facilities beyond just VA hospitals. “It's not just a scheduling problem in the VA,” the former Republican presidential candidate said on CBS'...

  • In Washington, resignations aren't reform

    With Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki on his way out, talk in Washington will shift to speculation about his permanent successor. What should be intensifying instead is the work of reform.



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Truth About Iraq

    As the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) capture territory and establish a caliphate stretching across the now-eradicated Syria-Iraq border, hard-won gains secured with...

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  • More Than a Smidgen

    The facts are simple. The IRS systematically targeted conservative and Tea Party groups after their activism proved decisive in the 2010 midterm elections—Obama’s famous “shellacking.” The...

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  • Israel Under Attack

    Last week, Hamas fired hundreds of rockets and missiles at targets throughout Israel, including the nuclear reactor at Dimona. Two of the three M-75 missiles targeting Dimona missed the mark...

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