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Sen. McCain Secretly Visits Syria, Meets with Rebels

Sen. McCain Secretly Visits Syria, Meets with Rebels

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Sen. John McCain crossed the Syrian border to meet with rebel forces Monday, ABC News has confirmed.
McCain, one of the strongest critics of President Obama’s handling of the bloody two-year old co…

McCain Proposes Bill Allowing for ‘A La Carte’ Buying of Cable Channels

McCain Proposes Bill Allowing for ‘A La Carte’ Buying of Cable Channels

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has introduced a bill in the Senate that would let you get HBO without paying for the DFH Network, defying a powerful telecom industry that is vociferously opposed to allowing pay per c…

Senator Schumer Hopes to See Deal on Immigration ‘By the End of the Week’

Senator Schumer Hopes to See Deal on Immigration ‘By the End of the Week’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senator Chuck Schumer, speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation, announced that he is hoping to see a bipartisan deal on immigration by the end of the week, though other senators are less optimistic.
“There …

Ted Cruz: ‘Count Me a Proud Wacko Bird’

Ted Cruz: ‘Count Me a Proud Wacko Bird’

Douglas Graham/Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said he’s willing to embrace the “wacko bird” label given to him by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., if it means he is defending the Constitution.“If standing for liberty…

Sens. McCain, Graham: Obama Committed to Immigration Reform

Sens. McCain, Graham: Obama Committed to Immigration Reform

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Republican senators struck an optimistic tone on Tuesday following a meeting with President Obama, expressing confidence he’s committed to passing a comprehensive immigration reform.The president sat down with John McCain (Ariz….

Sens. McCain, Graham to Meet with Obama on Immigration

Sens. McCain, Graham to Meet with Obama on Immigration

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — President Obama on Tuesday will meet with the two top Republicans who are leading the Senate effort to draft comprehensive immigration reform legislation.Obama will sit down at the White House Tuesday afterno…

Senate Immigration Proposal to Include Pathway to Citizenship

Senate Immigration Proposal to Include Pathway to Citizenship

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two senators at the center of negotiations over comprehensive immigration reform, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said on Sunday that a pathway to citizenship is an essential component of a comprehensive …

John McCain Meets with Defense Chief Nominee Chuck Hagel

John McCain Meets with Defense Chief Nominee Chuck Hagel

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — If Arizona Sen. John McCain changed his mind about Chuck Hagel’s nomination to become the next defense secretary, he wasn’t about to share his feelings after meeting with the former Nebraska senator on Tuesda…

Republicans Express Skepticism Following Obama’s Address

Republicans Express Skepticism Following Obama’s Address

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Given the statements made about President Obama’s second inaugural address, it appears that he won’t have an easy go of it with GOP lawmakers this term either.Some prominent Republicans lawmakers criticized Obama’s inaugur…

McCain Calls on Obama to Begin Preparations for Military Action in Syria

McCain Calls on Obama to Begin Preparations for Military Action in Syria

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Thursday called on President Obama to start preparing for possible military action in Syria, in light of the news that U..S intelligence agencies have detected Assad’s governm…

John McCain Wants Patriot Missiles to Build No-Fly Zone over Syria

John McCain Wants Patriot Missiles to Build No-Fly Zone over Syria

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Speaking at a forum in Washington, D.C., Sen. John McCain talked about the current situation in Syria, speculating that President Bashar al-Assad would ultimately lose his battle to stay in power.However, the Ari…

Susan Rice to Meet with Lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Including John McCain

Susan Rice to Meet with Lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Including John McCain

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice will be on Capitol Hill this week to meet with individual members of Congress to discuss the Benghazi attacks, aides on Capitol Hill confirm. She will come face-to-face with ma…

John McCain Surprised by DNI Benghazi Talking Points Admission

John McCain Surprised by DNI Benghazi Talking Points Admission

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain, one of the loudest critics of the White House reaction to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, admitted on Tuesday that he was surprised that the Director of National Intelligence admit…

McCain Wants Susan Rice to Admit to Being Wrong About Benghazi

McCain Wants Susan Rice to Admit to Being Wrong About Benghazi

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON0 — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would like for Susan Rice to admit that she gave out “wrong information” days after the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, that killed four Americ…

McCain Tweets Support for Push on Immigration Reform

McCain Tweets Support for Push on Immigration Reform

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Failed attempts at immigration reform are nothing new on Capitol Hill, but there is some indication a new post-election tone might help pave the way for lawmakers and the White House to move toward a comprehensiv…

Obama Calls McCain’s Allegation of Benghazi Cover-Up ‘Nonsense’

Obama Calls McCain’s Allegation of Benghazi Cover-Up ‘Nonsense’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama on Tuesday rebuffed as “nonsense” the insinuation by Sen. John McCain and other Republicans that the administration had engaged in a “cover-up” of botched security pla…

Game On? McCain Blasts Obama on Benghazi at ‘Storm Relief’ Rally

Game On? McCain Blasts Obama on Benghazi at ‘Storm Relief’ Rally

ABC News(ONTARIO, Ohio) — After nearly 48 hours of squall stall, Sen. John McCain has kicked the the presidential campaign back into gear, ripping the Obama administration’s response to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi during a brief…

GOP Senators Express Dissatisfaction in ‘Disrespectful’ Benghazi Briefing

GOP Senators Express Dissatisfaction in ‘Disrespectful’ Benghazi Briefing

State Dept(WASHINGTON) — Expressing further dissatisfaction with the thoroughness of the briefing on Benghazi they received from Secretary of State Clinton Thursday, two Republican Senators chastised the Obama administration for their “disrespec…

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republicans said that the White House’s delay in calling the assault on the consulate in Libya an act of terrorism set back efforts to truly confront the attack.“On Sunday, to hear Ambassador Ri…

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republicans said that the White House’s delay in calling the assault on the consulate in Libya an act of terrorism set back efforts to truly confront the attack.“On Sunday, to hear Ambassador Ri…

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