With the 2008 election far behind and a new political pragmatism all the rage in Washington, two former rivals sat down privately at the White House Wednesday to hash out a few things.
President Obama and Sen. John McCain of Arizona, his 2008 Republican opponent, have in the past two years gone from persistent, bristling offense to -- not warmth, exactly. But no longer open hostility. Read More
The editors of National Review have decided to get in the ring behind long-serving Arizona Senator, John McCain,and throw their weight against former disgraced Congressman, talk-radio pundit, and rising infomercial star, J.D. Hayworth. Read More
Charlie Crist has already lost long-time friends and supporters in Florida. He’ll lose the support of most fundraisers and his stated senatorial role model John McCain if he runs as an independent. If his former campaign manager and chief of staff, Sen. Read More
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America is at war overseas and in an economic crisis here at home. Many of her citizens believe the country is on the wrong track. It is for times such as these that men like John McCain are made, to put country first so that it can be put right in its time of need. For this reason, The Examiner endorses McCain for president and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, for vice president. Read More
Republican presidential candidate John McCain tried to distance himself from President George W. Bush and his own party, arguing that he has often stood against them and that he can bring change to a deeply-divided country.
Democratic rival Barack Obama has consistently lumped McCain and Bush together, saying that a McCain presidency would offer four more years of unpopular Bush administration policies. Read More
The charge from Democrats was that John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin was a cynical gambit aimed at female voters.McCain’s real objective in the pick was the same as so many of his Republican predecessors: to win over swing voters anxious about cultural decay.
At their convention last week, Democrats sought to cast the central conflict in America as a struggle between rich and poor, not good and evil. The culture wars, they hoped, were drawing to a close. Read More
As recently as 10 days ago, few political experts would have predicted that maverick Sen. John McCain would have been greeted with such joyous enthusiasm, even at a convention dedicated to promoting him. Read More
In a rousing speech, John McCain promised to fight for change at home and for a strong America abroad.
McCain spoke passionately of his love of country and vowed to end the partisan rancor in Washington by reaching across party lines to get things done. Read More
Angry community organizers defended their work, and that of former organizer Barack Obama, as they fought back Thursday against a series of insulting remarks by speakers at the Republican National Convention.
Organizers described themselves as the antidote to big-money lobbyists who wield so much influence. They talked about helping powerless people join forces to demand better schools and safer streets, often by working through churches. Read More