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Thursday, July 28, 2016
John McCain
McCain Endorses Trump

Cartoon: McCain Endorses Trump

Great to have you aboard, John!

June 5, 2016
U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush (R) greet former first lady Nancy Reagan at Blair House in Washington in this June 10, 2004 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

No Former GOP Presidential Nominees Have Endorsed Trump

Nothing shows Trump’s departure from the rest of his adopted party like the near total silence from former Republican presidential nominees.

May 5, 2016
Birtherism is everywhere now.

Obama On The Birth Of Birtherism

Obsessing over Cruz’s “status” is absolutely baseless.

March 14, 2016
U.S. Senator McCain arrives on a visit at a migrant center near the village of Adasevci

2008 Republican Nominee John McCain Joins Romney In Blasting Trump

McCain also points finger at “Mr. Trump’s uninformed and indeed dangerous statements on national security issues.”

March 3, 2016

Democratic Senate Candidate Ties Trump Around John McCain

We now officially have an ad from a Democratic Senate candidate, who is latching onto the rise of Donald Trump in order to slam Republicans in a crucial down-ballot race.

February 29, 2016
Gitmo Prison

Gitmo Is A Stain On Our Reputation For Upholding Human Rights

In his first presidential campaign, President Barack Obama pledged to close the infamous U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where torture has been practiced and due process flouted. The reviled facility is a stain on our reputation as a beacon for human rights and as a role model in a world where the innate dignity […]

February 27, 2016
U.S. Senator John McCain attends a panel discussion at the Munich Security Conference in Munich

Senator McCain Says Could Subpoena U.S. Sailors Held By Iran

“I guarantee you, if they don’t have a debrief by the first of March like they said, we’ll have a hearing and we’ll subpoena.”

February 14, 2016

McCain Speaks Against Torture Advocacy Of Trump, Other GOPers

McCain: “The United States has tried, convicted, and executed foreign combatants who employed methods of torture, including waterboarding.”

February 9, 2016
Screen grab via "CBS This Morning."

Endorse This: Trump Says Okay, McCain Is A Hero For Getting Caught!

Even his explanation of what he “really” said just showed off his true thoughts.

February 8, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Trump The African Dictator — Again

Trevor Noah revealed that something very much like Trump’s great debate ditching occurred just last week — by the president of Uganda.

January 28, 2016
U.S. Senator John McCain speaks during the inauguration ceremony of the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (StratCom COE) in Riga, Latvia

Trump Upends New Hampshire Tradition Of Retail Politics

In one of the many jokes about New Hampshire that U.S. Sen. John McCain likes to tell, one voter asks another for thoughts about a presidential candidate.

January 26, 2016
Sarah Palin speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland

Sarah Palin Endorses Trump — And The Donald Has Some Fun

When Donald Trump and Sarah Palin team up, there is going to be some major trolling.

January 19, 2016

Late Night Roundup: ‘Shoot First, Ask Questions Never’

Larry Wilmore looked at “America’s conversation about not talking about guns,” detailing all the ways that the right changes the subject away from gun control after a mass shooting.

October 6, 2015

A Roiling Republican Party Is Ready For Its Close-Up

The GOP is proceeding along two tracks — the headline track and the governing track. Which party will show up Aug. 6 for the first presidential debate?

July 30, 2015
kerry mccain

GOP’s Condemnation Of Trump Pure Hypocrisy

Here’s the thing about principle. Unless applied equally it is not really principle at all.

July 27, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Trump Threatens Independent Presidential Run If GOP ‘Not Fair’

Presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened to run as a political independent if he does not get “fair” treatment from the Republican Party.

July 23, 2015

Donald Trump Vs. Lindsey Graham: Don’t Forget My Number!

Graham has the dubious “honor” of being The Donald’s number-one enemy for a day.

July 21, 2015
DREAM Act Protestors

Upset With Obama, GOP Punishes Young Immigrants

Thanks to Republicans, undocumented immigrants who entered the country as children must forever live in the shadows.

July 21, 2015
Businessman and Republican candidate for president Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign event in Laconia

Donald Trump Vs. The Entire World

Donald Trump now has the entire political establishment basically calling for his head on a stick — which might just be where he really wants them.

July 20, 2015
sad mccain

Service Record: Trump, McCain, And Republican Contempt For Veterans

Nobody should be shocked to hear a right-wing chicken-hawk disparaging a worthy veteran at this late date. In the Republican Party, it is standard operating procedure — and for any Republican to pretend otherwise now is risibly hypocritical.

July 20, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Defiant Trump Refuses To Apologize For McCain Remarks

Asked whether he owed McCain an apology for saying the former POW was only considered a war hero because he was captured, Trump said, “No, not at all.”

July 19, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs for supporters at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Trump Dismisses McCain’s War Record, Angers Fellow Republicans

Donald Trump is succeeding in his quest — to get every other candidate completely hating him.

July 18, 2015
Donald Trump

Trump The Twitter Troll Goes On A Roll

It’s Donald Trump vs. the World — and the fight is live on Twitter.

July 17, 2015
U.S. Senator John McCain speaking at the Arizona Republican Party 2014 election victory party at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix, Arizona. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

McCain Complains: Trump Has ‘Fired Up The Crazies’

Of course, ‘fired up the crazies’ might seem like an odd complaint — coming from the man one who selected Sarah Palin to be his running mate, introducing her to a wide national audience.

July 16, 2015
Rand Paul

Senate Waste Watchers Soldier On

A dog-bite prevention website. Vermont puppet shows. Researching the bomb-sniffing capabilities of elephants. Those are just some government spending projects labeled “wasteful.”

June 19, 2015