John McCain

Best way to end Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups is to win Afghan war: McCain

Best way to end Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups is to win Afghan war: McCain Washington, Mar 16 : The best way to persuade Pakistan to ‘end its support for terrorist groups’ is to defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan, senior US lawmaker and former Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain has said.

“Perhaps the most effective way to end Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups that target our partners and our personnel in the region is to succeed in Afghanistan,” the Dawn quoted Senator McCain, as telling the Senate Committee on Armed Services.

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There “possibly could be” military option for foreign forces in Libya: McCain

 There “possibly could be” military option for foreign forces in Libya: McCain Washington, Feb 28 : Arizona Senator John McCain has said the United States or international forces could provide support to Libyans seeking to overthrow Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime.

On being asked if there is “a military option in Libya” for either the U. S., the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or the United Nations, beyond a no-fly zone, Politico quoted McCain as saying: “I think there possibly could be.”

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GOP voters now active on social networking sites for ‘political purposes'' like Democrats

GOP voters now active on social networking sites for ‘political purposes'' like DemocratsWashington, Jan 28: The concept of approaching people ahead of elections through social networking might have been popularised by the Democrats in 2008, but the Republicans voters and tea party activists caught up with them in 2010, according to a new Pew report.

The Christian Science Monitor quoted the report as saying that only 29 percent Republican or John McCain voters were active on social networking sites in 2008 compared with 44 percent of Democrats or Barack Obama voters.

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Obama has "learned a lot" in two years of presidency: McCain

 Obama has Washington, Jan 24: John McCain, the Republican Arizona Senator who was placed opposite Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential polls, has praised the latter as someone who has "learned a lot" in the first two years of his presidency, and improved his politics following last year's mid-term polls.

CBS News quoted McCain, as saying that Obama "has learned a lot in the last two years," creating a situation that could see Republicans working with him.

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Illegal immigrants are intentionally causing car accidents: McCain

New York, Apr. 21 : Senator John McCain has said that illegal immigrants are intentionally causing car accidents along state freeways.

Defending the tough new Arizona immigration bill against the possibility of racial profiling, McCain told Bill O’Reilly on his television show that while he’d be “very sorry” if a Hispanic person suffered the indignity of racial profiling, the law would punish illegal wrongdoers.

“It''s the people whose homes and property are being violated. It''s the drive-by that -- the drivers of cars with illegals in it that are intentionally causing accidents on the freeway," the New York Daily News quoted McCain, as saying.

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McCain recruits Palin to defend Arizona seat

Washington, Feb. 16 : Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has once again sought the help of his ex-running mate and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to defend his Arizona seat.

According to The Telegraph, McCain is facing the strongest challenge yet to his 24-year tenure in the US Senate.

"I''m looking forward to getting back on the campaign trail with my former running mate, and I know my fellow Arizonans will welcome her as well," said McCain.

"Sarah energised our nation and remains a leading voice in the Republican Party," he added.

McCain is battling against a right-wing challenge in the Republican primary from J D Hayworth, a former Congressman and talk radio host, who officially started his campaign with a rally in Phoenix on Monday.

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McCain’s daughter slams Palin’s Iran war advice to Obama

McCain’s daughter slams Palin’s Iran war advice to ObamaWashington, Feb. 10 : Senator John McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain has slammed former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin for suggesting that President Obama wage a war on Iran.

During her appearance on ABC''s "The View," Palin had suggested that President Obama could improve his re-election chances by declaring war on Iran, Fox News reports.

But McCain opposed her father’s former running mate by saying: “You should never go to war unless it''s the absolute last circumstance.”

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John McCain''s wife poses for gay cause

Washington, January 21 : Sen. John McCain''s wife, Cindy, has posed for the "NOH8" photo campaign aimed to overturn Proposition 8 and legalize same sex marriage in California.

The development is surprising, as her husband/the former US presidential nominee, opposed gay marriage.

However, her daughter Meghan has expressed joy.

She Tweeted: "I couldn''t be more proud of my mother for posing for the NOH8 campaign.

“I think more Republicans need to start taking a stand for and civil rights in this country and set the example that this is not a partisan issue.”

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McCain concedes presidential race to Obama, congratulates him

Survey USA: Obama Leads In Virginia, Wisconsin; McCain Leads In Kentucky, Oklahoma, Wyoming

What Do The Fox News/Rasmussen Reports’ Latest Opinion Polls Show?

The Fox News/Rasmussen Reports’ latest Obama vs McCain opinion polls show that Barack Obama is currently leading in Colorado, Missouri, and North Carolina, while John McCain is having slim lead in Florida and Ohio.

Colorado, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, and Ohio are battleground states. Let’s check out what the Fox News/Rasmussen Reports’ latest Obama vs McCain Colorado, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio polls show.

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Check Out The Latest Nationwide Opinion Polls

Gallup Daily Tracking's Obama vs McCain poll, conducted from October 15 to October 17, shows Obama leading McCain by 8 % points — 50 % to 42 % among the likely voters nationally.

Obama Assaults McCain’s Healthcare Proposal

Obama assaults McCain’s healthcare proposal Barack Obama criticized McCain’s healthcare plan by saying that it would deplete the existing health programs for the poor and elderly.

Obama remarked at a rally in Virginia,"It turns out Senator McCain would pay for part of his plan by making drastic cuts in Medicare - $882 billion worth - $882 billion in Medicare cuts to pay for an ill-conceived, badly thought through healthcare plan that wouldn't provide more healthcare to people, even as Medicare already faces a looming shortfall".

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Obama Leads In Minnesota, Pennsylvania; McCain Leads In West Virginia — Latest Polls

NBC/Mason-Dixon: McCain Leads In Ohio, West Virginia; Obama Leads In Wisconsin

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