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Sen. McCain plans to stall Dempsey's nomination

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain said Thursday he will block Army Gen. Martin Dempsey's nomination for a second term as Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman due to his dissatisfaction with the officer's responses to questions about the potential use of U.S. military power in Syria. McCain, R-Ariz., pressed Dempsey during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee to provide...

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