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48 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Sen. John McCain tore into Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday, accusing him of "desperation" and of sliding "down a very steep slope of credibility" on foreign policy issues. "I think it's a fundamental lack of understanding of the situation and the threats we face.
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JUNE 25: Kurdish soldiers with the Peshmerga keep guard near the frontline with Sunni militants on the outskirts of Kirkuk, an oil-rich Iraqi city on June 25, 2014 in Kirkuk, Iraq. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is out with a new video from its Al Hayat Media Center.
4 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport
The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen. The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
As Senate leaders announced a proposal to lump together authorization and funding for military operations to combat Islamic State terrorists in Syria, members of both parties signaled deep disappointment. Exiting Senate lunches, Sen. Joe Manchin was deeply skeptical of the decision to go to war in Syria.
Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Ed Show," Sen. Barbara Boxer attacked her Republican colleagues, Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham , for being wrong on the amount of time it would take U.S. forces to win the war in Iraq by saying that their miscalculation means they have "zero credibility" when it comes to matters of Middle East war. Boxer said, "I can I say, they were so wrong on Iraq, and I know it personally, John McCain is my friend.
A few months back I dedicated a column to a project by Paul Taylor at Pew called "The Next America" that details what the U.S. will look like in 2060 as compared to what it looks like today and what it looked like in 1960. It's an absolutely amazing look at how the long-term demographic trends in the country will play out -- and what it will mean for our politics.
Two of Arizona's republican lawmakers are among the country's wealthiest congressmen, according to CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth. McCain, Franks among wealthiest U.S. congressmen Two of Arizona's republican lawmakers are among the country's wealthiest congressmen, according to CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth.
Protesters from the group Code Pink repeatedly interrupted Senate hearings on military action the U.S. is taking against ISIS, an army of Islamic radicals in Iraq. At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was thanking the committee for their support when Code Pink protester Medea Benjamin stood up with a large pink sign reading "More War = More Extremism."
Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake are pressing Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to quickly fire VA officials involved in the health care scandal, and are asking why nothing has happened several weeks after Congress passed a bill allowing the VA to quickly dismiss or demote employees. "[W]e stress the importance of taking swift action and using the authority Congress has provided you to quickly remove the senior leaders at the VA who perpetrated the scandal of denied and delayed care for our nation's heroes," they wrote McDonald on Monday.
Bin Laden said he intentionally goaded America in to a war in the middle east to " bleed America to the point of bankruptcy ." Well, as it turns out, ISIL and Saudi Arabia are trying to goad America into another war in the middle east and they've enlisted John McCain and Lindsey Graham to sell us that war.
An Islamic State magazine called Dabiq has warned that the United States and other Western "crusaders" are facing Armageddon at the hands of the terror group's fighters. The publication is packed with disturbing pictures of bloody corpses, bombed-out buildings and knife-wielding jihadists, while one issue even has a section devoted to the beheading of American journalist James Foley, The Washington Post reports.
Warnings by conservative groups and Republican lawmakers that the Islamic State plans to launch a terrorist attack on U.S. soil from Mexico are groundless, according to the Department of Homeland Security, The New York Times reported. "There is no credible intelligence to suggest that there is an active plot by [ISIS] to attempt to cross the southern border," an agency statement said.
This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters. Republican candidate for president Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin stepped off their brightly-lit Straight Talk Air chartered jet last night, into a cool mist visible in the blazing headlights of the happy caravan that waited to carry them straight toward their date with destiny - Election Day.
Sen. John McCain, a longtime proponent of arming the Free Syrian Army, is blasting fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul for his resistance to the idea. Paul said on CBS' "This Morning" on Monday that he disagreed with President Barack Obama's plan to provide weapons to the Syrian rebels so they could provide ground support for a U.S. bombing campaign against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL.
Nicolle Wallace told her new co-hosts on "The View" Monday that her relationship with Sarah Palin was "irreparably damaged" following the infamous Katie Couric interviews during the 2008 presidential campaign. Wallace, a senior advisers and representatives of Sen. John McCain and the former Alaska governor's campaign, revealed Monday that her relationship with Palin "erupted and exploded" in the aftermath of the interview, in which Palin claims she was set up "for failure."
As you may have noticed if you've been unfortunate enough to have tuned in to any TV coverage of American politics in the past decade, Sen. John McCain is always there . So much McCain being there! He is constant, like death and taxes and gravity.
A "Yes" vote for independence would be an economic mistake for Scotland and a geopolitical disaster for the west, senior US figures - including Alan Greenspan - tell the Financial Times as Washington wakes up to the chance that its closest ally could break up this week. Having assumed for months that "No" would win comfortably, Washington has reacted with alarm to opinion polls showing that Thursday's referendum is going down to the wire.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 09:57 am
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