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Don’t Expect Other Republicans To Speak Out Against Trump Like McCain, Corker, And Flake Have

Trump And GOP Elephant

Due mostly to cowardice and naked self-interest, you shouldn’t expect many other Republicans to speak out against Trump in the near future.

John McCain Is Taking On Donald Trump Without Regret

John McCain Donald Trump

John McCain has been standing out from his fellow Republicans largely by unleashing on President Trump, and it is unlikely to end anytime soon.

Senate Cancels Vote On Graham-Cassidy Health Care Reform Bill


What was essentially the final effort to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act is officially dead.

John McCain Says His Cancer Prognosis Is Poor

John McCain

Speaking about his cancer treatment for the first time, Senator John McCain paints a grim picture.

Latest Effort To ‘Repeal And Replace’ Affordable Care Act Basically Dead


The latest effort to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act appears to be dead.

Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Likely Dead As McCain Announces Opposition


The GOP’s effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appears to suffer a fatal blow as Senator John McCain announced his opposition to what is the last gasp of that effort in the Senate.

Senate Once Again Fails On Health Care Reform


Seven years of rhetoric on health care reform ended early this morning with a narrow vote on a bill that even Republicans didn’t really support.

John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

John McCain

Sad news about a Washington stalwart.

John McCain Says Republicans Will Refuse To Confirm Any Clinton SCOTUS Nominee

Supreme Court Building

John McCain said that Senate Republicans will unite to block any Supreme Court appointment by a President Hillary Clinton.

John McCain Cruises To Primary Victory

McCain Meet The Press

As expected, John McCain easily defeated his primary opponent yesterday.

John McCain Faces Primary, General Election Challenge In The Era Of Trump

John McCain

John McCain is bidding for a sixth term in office, with a challenge from the right in tomorrow’s primary and Donald Trump at the top of the ticket in November.

GOP Control Of The Senate At Risk As Trump Flounders

Capitol Building Dusk

With Donald Trump floundering, there are a whole lot of nervous Republican Senators up for re-election.

John McCain In Trouble in Arizona?

John McCain

John McCain seems to be headed for the toughest re-election fight of his political career: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is facing a tough reelection bid while fighting unfavorable ratings,according to a new poll. The survey from the left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) released Tuesday found that McCain leads the Republican primary field with 39 percent, […]

Lindsey Graham Drops Out Of The Race For President

Lindsey Graham Campaign

We won’t have Lindsey Graham to kick around anymore.

Donald Trump On John McCain: I Like People Who Weren’t Captured

Donald Trump Speaking Closeup

Donald Trump stuck his foot in his mouth again.

John McCain To Run For Sixth Term

John McCain

Arizona Senator John McCain announced last night that he will run for a sixth term in the Senate: Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) announced late Monday night that he will seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate, acknowledging that he may face a primary challenge from the right but insisting he’s up to the […]

John McCain Hinting He Will Run For Re-Election In 2016

John McCain

Setting aside long standing speculation of a retirement after more than 30 years in office between the House and the Senate, John McCain is hinting strongly that he will run for re-election in 2016: John McCain sure sounds like he’s running for reelection. The five-term Arizona senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee launched a new […]

Arming The “Good” Syrian Rebels Would Not Have Prevented The Rise Of ISIS


Dispelling a rising myth,

House Republicans Are Dooming Their 2016 Nominee With Latino Voters


Republicans in the House seem determined to make life difficult for whomever wins the GOP nomination in 2016

John McCain Was For Trading Taliban Prisoners For Sgt. Bergdahl Before He Was Against It

John McCain

In the days since Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed from Taliban captivity in exchange for five prisoners held at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, one of the strongest critics of the deal has been Arizona Senator John McCain: Current and former U.S. officials welcomed the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in […]

Of Course John McCain Wants To Invade Nigeria Without Their Permission

John McCain


John McCain: America’s Least Popular Senator

John McCain

According to a new Public Policy Polling survey, John McCain is the least popular currently serving Senator: Sen. John McCain is the least popular senator in the country of those surveyed by Public Policy Polling, with low marks from members of his own party, independents and Democrats.six Just 30 percent of Arizona voters approve of […]

John McCain Claims People Want Him To Run For President Again


Most people would say that John McCain is being slightly delusional: “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. “As you know, I’m seriously thinking about running for re-election to the Senate. But I think, in the words of […]

John McCain Hints At Possible Retirement At End Of Current Term


Could we be nearing the end of John McCain’s time in the Senate? Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hinted that he may be serving his last term in office, admitting that he does not want to become “one of these old guys that should’ve shoved off.” McCain, a 27-year veteran of the senate and former presidential […]

McCain Opposes Limited Senate Syria Resolution


Senator John McCain said today that he opposes the limited use of force authorized that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will consider today: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Wednesday told NBC News that he doesn’t support Senate language authorizing President Obama’s desired military intervention in Syria because it is too limited. “In its current form, […]

John McCain: Obama’s Secret Weapon?


The president’s 2008 rival has gone from bitter foe to go-to deal broker.

Can Senators Handle The Truth on Syria?


Senators John McCain and Carl Levin have demanded answers from General Martin Dempsey on Syria. Can they handle the truth?

When Is A Coup Not A Coup?

Mideast Egypt

Words don’t always mean what you think they mean.

Just This Once, John McCain Is (Partly) Right

John McCain

John McCain is right that we shouldn’t send ground troops to Syria, but his idea for increased U.S. intervention in the country’s civil war is still too risky.

Biden: Without Economic Collapse, McCain Would’ve Won In 2008

Obama Election Night 2008

John McCain’s problems in 2008 went far beyond an economic crisis.

GOP Effort To Block Hagel Nomination Fading Away


It may have been able to prevent a vote on the merits last week, but the Republican led effort to block Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be Secretary of Defense seems to fading away fairly quickly: Two of the most outspoken Republican critics of Chuck Hagel’s nomination as secretary of defense indicated Sunday that they would […]

John McCain Concedes That Chuck Hagel Will Be Confirmed


Despite the fact that it’s currently on hold thanks to a GOP filibuster, even one of the leaders of that filibuster concedes that Chuck Hagel’s nomination for Defense Secretary will ultimately be approved by the Senate: One of the leading critics of former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), President Obama’s embattled nominee to become Defense secretary, […]

Senate Republicans Moving To Block John Brennan’s Nomination To Head C.I.A.


Here we go again.

John McCain Misses Libya Briefing While Criticizing Lack Of Briefing On Libya


Sometimes, you just can’t make this stuff up: While Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was leading a press conference Wednesday to condemn the administration’s lack of transparency regarding the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, it turns out he could have been attending a classified briefing on the subject. Due to what his office called a “scheduling error,” […]

John McCain, Lindsey Graham Vow To Block Susan Rice From Becoming Secretary Of State


Fresh of the news that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice is at or near the top of the list of candidate to replace Hillary Clinton at the State Department, two prominent Republican Senators are vowing to block her nomination if it’s put forward: Senior Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday made crystal-clear their opposition to […]

John McCain: Colin Powell “Got Us Into Iraq”


Senator John McCain’s reaction to Colin Powell’s unsurprising endorsement of the President for re-election is, to say the least, extremely odd: Fairfax, Va. — Senator John McCain blasted Colin Powell this morning in an interview with National Review Online. Powell “got us into Iraq,” McCain said. That fact, he asserted, lessens Powell’s purported appeal to undecided voters, […]

Chris Christie Raises Debate Expectations As Team Romney Tries To Lower Them


Chris Christie appeared on three Sunday morning shows today and, on each of them, he appeared to raise debate expectations for Mitt Romney: If Mitt Romney campaign’s is worried about measuring debate expectations for Wednesday night, Chris Christie hasn’t gotten the message. “This whole race is going to be turned upside down come Thursday morning,” the Republican governor […]

John McCain: Reid Is Wrong About Romney’s Taxes


Senator John McCain, who’s vetting team reportedly saw some 23 years of Mitt Romney’s tax returns, says Harry Reid is wrong in his assertion that Romney didn’t pay taxes for ten years: Arizona Sen. John McCain said today that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is wrong about his assertion that Mitt Romney did not pay […]

Michele Bachmann’s McCarthyite Crusade Against Huma Abedin And Other Muslims


Michele Bachmann and several other Members of Congress are engaging in the despicable tactics of Joe McCarthy.

John McCain: Mitt Romney Should Pick Sarah Palin As His Running Mate


John McCain has a suggestion for Mitt Romney as his campaign begins focusing on picking a running mate: Sen. John McCain says Rick Santorum should recognize “it’s time for a graceful exit” from the Republican presidential campaign in the wake of Mitt Romney’s sweep of primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia. McCain […]

John McCain Advocates Unprovoked War Against Syria

John McCain

Arizona’s senior Senator want’s to bomb Syria.

McCain To Endorse Romney At New Hampshire Event

Romney McCain

With the Iowa battle over, the Romney campaign is bringing out its big guns in New Hampshire, and that includes the guy who beat Romney in the Granite State four years ago: DES MOINES — Senator John McCain of Arizona is expected to endorse Mitt Romney Wednesday in New Hampshire, giving the former Massachusetts governor […]

Republicans Bash Obama For Doing What Bush Wanted To Do In Iraq


President Obama is being attacking from the right for following through on a policy decision made by his Republican predecessor.

House GOP Not Persuaded By John McCain’s Effort To Authorize Libyan Involvement


It looks like House Republicans will be taking a much different path in the debate over the war in Libya than the one being called for by Senator John McCain and some other Senate Republicans: Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) isn’t swayed by movement in the Senate to back U.S. military involvement in Libya, saying Wednesday […]

Opposing Dumb, Unnecessary Wars Is Not “Isolationism”


Contrary to what Senator McCain, seeking realism in military policy does not make one an isolationist.

John McCain Thinks Sarah Palin Can Beat Obama


Well, I guess you have to give John McCain some credit for loyalty, if not common sense: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has said he thinks Sarah Palin could defeat President Obama in next year’s presidential election, but he’s far from certain that she will actually jump into the race. The GOP’s standard-bearer in 2008 also […]

Rick Santorum: John McCain “Doesn’t Understand” Torture


Rick Santorum, may have made the dumbest comment of the Presidential campaign so far: Here’s Santorum: HH: Now your former colleague, John McCain, said look, there’s no record, there’s no evidence here that these methods actually led to the capture or the killing of bin Laden. Do you disagree with that? Or do you think […]

John McCain: Neither Waterboarding Nor Any Other Form Of Torture Led To Bin Laden


John McCain thoroughly dismantles the argument that Osama bin Laden’s capture vindicates the use of so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques.”

Dear Senator McCain: What Happens On Twitter, Stays On Twitter


This tweet from Senator John McCain back in August 2009 came across my timeline this afternoon thanks to someone’s ReTweet: How times have changed.  

John McCain and DADT

John McCain

Despite the Defense Department releasing its study showing that the effects of allowing gays to serve openly would be minimal, Senator John McCain isn’t convinced.

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