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Comprehensive immigration plan coming this week: McCain

John McCain

Leading Democratic and Republican senators said on Sunday there were encouraging signs in the push to overhaul U.S. immigration laws - a top priority for President Obama's second term - and they would introduce their plan this week.


Senate leaders Feinstein and McCain condemn 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Zero Dark Thirty

A trio of Senate leaders have condemned the Kathryn Bigelow movie "Zero Dark Thirty," calling elements of its dramatization of the Osama bin Laden manhunt “grossly inaccurate and misleading.”


McCain softens opposition to Rice, open to Benghazi explanation

The top Republican leading the fight against Susan Rice as the new secretary of State softened his opposition and said Sunday he was open to hearing her explain why she declared the burning of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was part of a protest rather than a terrorist


Will The Post be about news or opinion?

The Washington Post

“People use different media for different purposes.” First they go to television and news sites like The Post and the New York Times for information. “Then they go to the talk shows for their polarization.”

Senh: That sounds about right. It explains why although CNN is the top news site on the web, it's behind both Fox News and MSNBC on TV.


Axelrod: Ryan selection evokes memories of Palin

Paul Ryan

A senior political adviser to President Barack Obama is likening Mitt Romney's selection of Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate to John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin. David Axelrod tells "CBS This Morning" he recalls "that kind of excitement four years ago" when McCain presented Palin to the country as his choice for vice president. Axelrod says in Monday's interview he thinks the selection of Ryan, who is popular with tea party figures - as Palin was - is "not going to be a plus for Mr. Romney."


Wikipedia Correctly Picked Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential Nominee A Week Ago

Paul Ryan

In 2008, people were wondering who would become John McCain’s running mate for the presidential election. We all know now that it was Sarah Palin. Leading up to the announcement, her page on Wikipedia was the most edited of all candidates, according to


Cheney says picking Palin for VP was a mistake

Sarah Palin

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says it was a mistake for Republican Sen. John McCain to pick Sarah Palin as his vice presidential nominee. Cheney says he liked Palin, but that she didn't pass the test of being ready to be president and that McCain's campaign didn't handle the vetting process well.


McCain Says Tax Returns Did Not Disqualify Romney

John McCain

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) "flatly rejected" to Politico the assertion that he didn't pick Mitt Romney as his running mate in 2008 because of what he saw in his tax returns. Said McCain: "Oh come on, because we thought that Sarah Palin was the better candidate. Why did we not take Pawlenty, why did we not take any of the other 10 other people. Why didn't I? Because we had a better candidate, the same way with all the others... Come on, why? That's a stupid question."


Fred Davis, GOP Ad Maker, Rejects Charges Of Racism, Expresses Regret For Anti-Obama Proposal

Obama was described, and demeaned, as a “metrosexual black Abraham Lincoln.” Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee for whom Davis worked, was derided as “a crusty old politician who often seemed confused” and failed to exploit the target-rich opportunity presented by the venomous Wright.


Obama, McCain clash over leaks investigation

The Obama administration and John McCain agree on investigating news leaks of national security secrets, but disagree as to how.


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