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Rand Paul: McCain ‘past his prime,’ may be ‘unhinged’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 9:13am 3/16/2017 at 9:13am

Payback is a . . . Rand Paul. After John McCain, speaking on the Senate floor yesterday, accused Paul of “working for Vladimir Putin,” Paul had a crushing comeback on today’s Morning Joe.

Said Paul of McCain, “he makes a really, really strong case for term limits. I think maybe he’s past...

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McCain Claims Rand Paul ‘is now working for Vladimir Putin’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5:26pm 3/15/2017 at 5:26pm

What in the actual…

Yes, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) claimed on the Senate floor that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) now works for Russian President Vladimir Putin because Paul voted against allowing Montenegro into NATO:

McCain tried to call up the treaty and warned that anyone blocking it would be helping Russia maintain its influence...

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Senators Promise NATO Nations America Will Not Abandon Them

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 7:30pm 12/28/2016 at 7:30pm

U.S. senators have traveled to NATO nations to perform their typical lip service, promising America stands behind the organization and the nations involved. NATO nations have grown concerned over America’s role since Donald Trump won the election in November:

“I am convinced and certain that our relations, and the American relationship with...

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Henry Kissinger On Russia: “I hope we’re hacking them back”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 7:20pm 12/18/2016 at 7:20pm
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As DNC chair Donna Brazile contradicts Obama on Russian hacking and John McCain asserts that Obama has no idea what to do about the serious problem of Russian hacking that could “undermine our democracy,” Henry Kissinger offers some much-needed perspective.

ABC News reports on Brazile undercutting Obama’s public statements:

Democratic National Committee Chair...

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Hey @SenJohnMcCain, tweeting iconic photo of firefighters at Ground Zero could get you sued

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 8:30pm 9/11/2016 at 8:30pm

I know, I know.

You just were being patriotic. You just were honoring the fallen and the surviving heroes of the World Trade Center.

You had good intentions. You didn’t profit from it.

Country first!

That’s what Sarah Palin or whoever runs her Facebook page likely was thinking when, on September 11, 2013, the following image...

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Sen. John McCain Survives Arizona Primary Battle

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/31/2016 at 12:00pm

While I had hoped Dr. Kelli Ward would be the Republican candidate for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat, it looks like Senator John McCain is immune from “anti-incumbent fever” and handily won Tuesday’s primary battle.

U.S. Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win...

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The Skinny: Florida and Arizona Primary Roundup

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7:00am 8/31/2016 at 7:00am

Florida and Arizona held their down-ballot primary elections yesterday.

Lots of races, but here are the highlights:

Florida:

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Pence and Gingrich Break Ranks With Trump, Endorse McCain

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10:00am 8/5/2016 at 10:00am

Both Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Governor Mike Pence and Trump advisor Newt Gingrich broke ranks with Trump and announced they’d be endorsing Senator John McCain and Senator Kelly Ayotte in their re-election bids.

Earlier reports suggested Pence was mirroring Trump’s decision to withhold endorsing the Republican Senators, but his aids...

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Is it time to #RetireMcCain?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 10:30am 8/2/2016 at 10:30am

While Americans are justifiably focused on the fascinating presidential campaign, there is a U.S. Senate primary in Arizona coming up on August 30th that could use a bit of attention.

Republican Senate primary voters are currently split between several candidates. One of the better positioned hopefuls, Alex Meluskey, has just dropped out...

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U.S. Navy: Seizure of American Soldiers by Iran Violated International Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 4, 2016 at 9:00am 7/4/2016 at 9:00am

Numerous news reports have covered the Navy’s report on the capture of ten U.S. sailors in January by Iran, notably the Navy’s decision to discipline nine officers and sailors over the incident. But the media buried a bigger part of the incident in the Navy’s report. Here’s Politico, quoting from Chief of...

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RNC Uses Sen. McCain to Fundraise

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 2, 2015 at 4:00pm 11/2/2015 at 4:00pm

Tone deaf? How does it work?

This. This is how it works.

Monday, the RNC sent a round of fundraising emails addressed from failed Presidential Candidate, Senator McCain.

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Did Donald Trump just strangle himself with McCain “war hero” comment? (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:17pm 7/18/2015 at 1:17pm

When it came to Donald Trump’s comments on violence from illegal immigrants, I argued that it was possible to differentiate between the man (Trump) and the issue. Whether or not you liked the man, he raised a legitimate issue.

Trump in an interview today made a comment about John McCain that is...

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John McCain hammers OPM chief over data breach

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 3:15pm 6/25/2015 at 3:15pm

Only in Washington D.C. would someone like Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta still have a job. In a hearing Thursday, Archueleta was questioned by an annoyed Sen. McCain over the agency’s massive data breach, now believed to be much worse than originally reported.

Fox News reported Thursday that the...

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McCain to CodePink: “Get out of here you low-life scum.”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 30, 2015 at 10:00am 1/30/2015 at 10:00am

Every once in a while, John McCain does the exact right thing. This was one of those times.

During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing yesterday, leftist Code Pink activists disrupted the session to verbally assault Henry Kissinger who was there to testify on national security issues.

John McCain was having none of...

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NY Times Editors Rush to Demonize Republicans over Sgt. Bergdahl

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10:23am 6/6/2014 at 10:23am

The NY Times ran an editorial on June 5, The Rush to Demonize Sgt. Bergdahl, excoriating Republicans for hypocrisy as to condemnation of the exchange of 5 top Taliban Gitmo detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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Sexism defense of Wendy Davis is attempt to give her an easier double standard

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 6:30pm 1/25/2014 at 6:30pm

There is a growing attempt to paint Wendy Davis as the victim of a double standard, in which a woman is treated more harshly than conservative men as to family failings and career ambition.

Kirsten Powers articulated that view in her post at The Daily Beast, The Right Subjects Wendy Davis to...

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Tea Party Raising McCain’s Frustration

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8:15am 10/27/2013 at 8:15am

Meghan McCain says her Arizona senator dad is “depressed” and “frustrated” with the tea party faction of the Republican Party, which she called “the hyper-conservative wing.”

The comments were part of Meghan’s promo for her new show, which no one will watch, Raising McCain.

As a Tea Party activist, I am all for...

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