All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘John McCain’

Carly Fiorina Expected to Declare Candidacy for Republican Presidential Nomination

Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, is expected to declare her candidacy on Monday for the Republican presidential nomination. NPR reports she will likely do so via video. Fiorina served as a surrogate in John McCain’s 2008 Presidential campaign, and in 2010 she ran for the U.S. Senate from California, losing out, however, to Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer. The first …

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How Old is Hillary Clinton? Is She Practically Guaranteed the Democratic Nomination?

How old is Hillary Clinton? The question is trending in light of the former first lady throwing her hat into that proverbial presidential contender’s ring on Sunday. In doing so, she has confirmed what is being called the ‘worst-kept secret in politics.’ Everyone has long assumed that Hillary Clinton would run for the Democratic party. “I’m getting ready to do …

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Loretta Lynch Confirmation Could Be Stalled Until April

Loretta Lynch has been waiting since November for her confirmation from the Senate to become the next attorney general. In a bid to force the Senate to complete their consideration of a controversial sex trafficking bill which reportedly includes language on abortion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has pledged to hold off on Loretta Lynch’s confirmation until that can be …

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John McCain Disapproves of Obama and Ted Cruz

Back in the 2008 presidential election race, John McCain hammered at then-candidate Barack Obama for his lack of experience in military matters, especially compared to McCain himself, a veteran. During one of the debates between the two men, McCain said of Obama, “I’m afraid Senator Obama doesn’t understand the difference between a tactic and a strategy.” Obama shot back at …

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Sarah Palin Family Brawl Gets Comment from John McCain

John McCain is outspoken about a number of things, but he typically lets conversation about his former running mate Sarah Palin go across the plate without much comment. News from the past month that Palin and her family were somehow involved in a “drunken brawl” at a birthday party in Anchorage, Alaska, has held on longer than expected. The initial …

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Sarah Palin Admits to Costing McCain the 2008 Race; Owes an Apology

Ever since 2008, when John McCain selected Sarah Palin, a little-known first-term governor from Alaska, to be his running mate, voters have been polarized about Plain. Republicans say that she cost McCain the election. She could not demonstrate in interviews and debates that she had a grasp on the facts and topics needed to be a decent president. Even though …

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Meghan McCain Sick of Sarah Palin’s Gas

“I am not going to subscribe to Sarah Palin’s $9.95 per month. I got all the Sarah Palin I need for one lifetime.” Meghan McCain, outspoken daughter of Senator John McCain, called it like she saw it when asked about Sarah Palin’s new “online network.” The former half-term governor of Alaska and silver medal winner in the vice-presidential election of …

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Meghan McCain Hates Karl Rove, Blasts Republican Leadership

Meghan McCain was interviewed on Ora.TV’s PoliticKING with Larry King on Thursday, and said many not nice things about Karl Rove. Although the interview covered a lot of abrasive issues, only a few soundbites have been picked up and sorted through by the media. Here are the ones that are making headlines, at least according to Politico: “I hate Karl …

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Charles Keating, Jr. Dies At Age 90

A key figure in the savings and loans scandal of the 1980s has died. Charles H. Keating, Jr., died at age 90 on Monday at a hosipital in Phoenix. His death was confirmed by his son-in-law Bradley Boland and a family friend. The cause of death has yet to be released. In 1984 Keating’s American Continental Corp., a Phoenix-based home …

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John McCain’s Op-Ed Appears on Pravda.ru

Last weekend, John McCain made it clear he intended to write a counterpoint to Vladimir Putin’s viral NYT column, and that he wanted that piece published by Pravda. The internet teased McCain because of his outdated worldview (let’s face it: his worldview is an easy target), but the truth is that McCain really had no idea who he was writing …

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John McCain: I’ll Reply to Putin’s NYT Op-Ed in Pravda

For the first time in history, one world leader will respond to another world leader via newspaper columns in their respective nations and languages. Vladimir Putin penned a NYT column last week that discussed U.S. foreign policy with regard to a forthcoming attack on Syria. That column incensed many readers, and some Twitter reactions labeled Putin a “concern troll” who’s …

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Meghan McCain To Host Show On New Network

It is not unusual for politicians and the like to find their way onto television in one form or another, often to the detriment of political discourse in the United States. However, the daughter of former presidential nominee Sen. John McCain may be taking a different route. Meghan McCain will be the host of “Raising McCain”, a hybrid doucmentary-talk series. …

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