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McCain: Obama Would Be ‘Wise’ to Replace Biden with Hillary

McCain: Obama Would Be ‘Wise’ to Replace Biden with Hillary

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Although he predicted it would not happen, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Wednesday it would be “wise” for President Obama to take Vice President Joe Biden off the Democratic presidential ticket and replace him with S…

McCain on Cheney’s ‘Mistake’ Comment: ‘I’m Proud of Sarah Palin’

McCain on Cheney’s ‘Mistake’ Comment: ‘I’m Proud of Sarah Palin’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dick Cheney’s remark to ABC’s Jonathan Karl that John McCain’s 2008 selection of a running mate was a mistake has drawn the rebuke of his daughter.“Rarely do I disagree with best VP ever but…

John McCain Goes Hard After Administration’s Syria Policy

John McCain Goes Hard After Administration’s Syria Policy

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Never one to mince words about his disagreements with the White House over foreign policy, Sen. John McCain went on the offensive again on Monday to blast President Obama for failing to get the U.S. involved in t…

McCain Defends Hillary Clinton Aide Against Bachmann Accusation

McCain Defends Hillary Clinton Aide Against Bachmann Accusation

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Describing the accusations against her as “ugly” and “sinister,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., came to the defense of Huma Abedin, longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.Last…

Sen. John McCain’s Son Is Getting Married

Sen. John McCain’s Son Is Getting Married

ABC News(PHOENIX) — Sen. John McCain’s son, Jack McCain, is engaged.The Arizona senator’s office confirmed that Jack, 26, is engaged to Air Force Capt. Renee Jessica Swift from the San Francisco Bay Area.Cindy McCain announced the news via…

McCain Blasts White House’s Inaction over Syria

McCain Blasts White House’s Inaction over Syria

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — More than 14,000 people have died since the uprising in Syria began over a year ago, and Arizona Sen. John McCain wonders how many more lives will be lost before the U.S. takes action.During an appearance Sunday …

McCain: Russian Empire ‘Nostalgia’ at Work in Syria

McCain: Russian Empire ‘Nostalgia’ at Work in Syria

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Monday that the Kremlin’s support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could be made out of a desire to return Russia to the power it wielded in the 20th century.“I don&…

McCain Hits Catfish, Popcorn Carveouts in Farm Bill

McCain Hits Catfish, Popcorn Carveouts in Farm Bill

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Do catfish deserve a separate inspection service for $30 million of taxpayer money?  This and other fishy amendments to the $969 billion farm bill drew the ire of Sen. John McCain on Thursday.More than 100 a…

McCain Introduces Senate Resolution Calling for Special Counsel to Investigate Leaks

McCain Introduces Senate Resolution Calling for Special Counsel to Investigate Leaks

ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — Keeping the drumbeat up, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., introduced a resolution in the Senate Tuesday calling for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the string of recent national security and in…

John McCain: Leak Investigation Should Follow Evidence

John McCain: Leak Investigation Should Follow Evidence

ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — While Sen. John McCain Friday ratcheted up his call for a special prosecutor to investigate leaks of classified intelligence, McCain’s office said the investigation should follow the evidence wherever …

John McCain Hesitant to Support Pick for New Ambassador to Iraq

John McCain Hesitant to Support Pick for New Ambassador to Iraq

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain could torpedo the Obama’s administration pick to replace outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Iraq James F. Jeffrey.The Arizona Republican has expressed reservations with Jeffrey’s possible successor, Bre…

McCain Calls on White House to Plug Intelligence Leaks

McCain Calls on White House to Plug Intelligence Leaks

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Describing the string of recent intelligence leaks to news outlets as “disturbing” and “simply unacceptable,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., accused the White House of putting the president&rs…

McCain: Will New F-22 Fighter Limits Affect Missions Abroad?

McCain: Will New F-22 Fighter Limits Affect Missions Abroad?

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A day after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced strict flight restrictions for America’s most expensive fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor, over safety concerns about the plane’s oxygen system, Sen. Jo…

McCain Adviser: Fred Davis ‘Requires Round-the-Clock Adult Supervision’

McCain Adviser: Fred Davis ‘Requires Round-the-Clock Adult Supervision’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Fred Davis, the GOP media guru who pitched the attack ad campaign against President Obama focused on Rev. Jeremiah Wright, describes John McCain in the document as a “crusty old politician who often seemed confused, burden…

TD Ameritrade Shies Away from Political Spotlight

TD Ameritrade Shies Away from Political Spotlight

Chris Machian/Bloomberg News(WASHINGTON) — Kim Hillyer, director of communications and public affairs for TD Ameritrade, was forthright about the sticky situation her company finds itself in, thanks to founder and former CEO Joe Ricketts’ announcement…

John McCain Bets Charles Barkley via Twitter on 2012 Election Winner

John McCain Bets Charles Barkley via Twitter on 2012 Election Winner

Leon Bennett/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Sen. John McCain asked former pro basketball player and TNT analyst Charles Barkley to join him in a bet via Twitter on Monday.@SenJohnMcCain tweeted, “Dear Charles Barkley, ‘don’t take it personall…

John McCain: Obama Leading from Behind on Foreign Policy

John McCain: Obama Leading from Behind on Foreign Policy

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain was critical of President Obama’s foreign policy record Sunday morning on ABC’s This Week, saying that the administration has been “leading from behind” on the issue of Syria and its broader Mi…

McCain’s Advice to Romney: Pick a Running Mate You Trust

McCain’s Advice to Romney: Pick a Running Mate You Trust

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., weighed in on Mitt Romney’s hotly anticipated vice presidential pick Sunday morning on ABC’s This Week, and the former presidential candidate’s advice was clear.&ldq…

McCain Calls Secret Service Scandal Briefing ‘Waste of Time’

McCain Calls Secret Service Scandal Briefing ‘Waste of Time’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After a private briefing on the status of the Pentagon investigation into the Secret Service prostitution scandal, the two top lawmakers on the Senate Armed Services committee expressed disappointment over the sl…

Senators Keep Pushing to Arm Syrian Rebels

Senators Keep Pushing to Arm Syrian Rebels

Alessio Romenzi/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two U.S. senators said Tuesday that the time has come to get tough with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad who ignored a ceasefire plan in order to continue his onslaught against pro-democracy rebels.Travel…

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