17.07.2012 [Politico (blog)] - JohnMcCain was none too pleased by the uproar over his remarks Tuesday about why he chose Sarah Palin and not Mitt Romney as his running mate in 2008. The ruckus started after POLITICO published McCain's response to a question about whether
18.07.2012 [Wall Street Journal] - Political Perceptions: Should Romney Talk More About Himself? JohnMcCain had been a national figure for decades before the 2008 election, first as a prisoner of war and later as a senator. But when he clinched the Republican presidential nomination
18.07.2012 [TPM] - I mean, JohnMcCain believed in campaign finance reform. He believed in climate change. He believed in science. (Laughter.) No – I mean, when I speak about climate change, I mean, I think that's – I pay attention to scientists. He believed in
18.07.2012 [Los Angeles Times] - JohnMcCain's campaign launched a bombshell ad likening the Democratic candidate to Paris Hilton and Britney Spears, playing up the rock-star treatment Obama had received during a trip overseas while implying that he, like the tabloid favorites, was
I can't believe a guy that handsome wouldn't have some impact. - On George H. W. Bush's selection of Dan Quayle as VP nominee, as quoted in "Bush taps Quayle for VP" by Jeff Mapes in The Oregonian (17 August 1988), p. A01
17.07.2012 [TPM] - Sen. JohnMcCain (R-AZ) defended Mitt Romney from Democratic speculation that he passed on him as a 2008 running mate after reviewing his tax returns, saying Sarah Palin was simply the better choice at the time.
17.07.2012 [WTVR] - JohnMcCain said Tuesday that Mitt Romney's tax returns in the 2008 vice presidential vetting process did not factor into the senator's decision to pick Sarah Palin instead. Romney, who had ended his own presidential campaign in the 2008 GOP primary
17.07.2012 [legal Insurrection (blog)] - Senator JohnMcCain chose Sarah Palin as his VP in 2008 because she was a “better candidate” than Romney, Pawlenty, or any of the others under consideration. McCain made the remarks Tuesday after being asked if Mitt Romney's tax returns were the
18.07.2012 [Minnesota Public Radio] - Tim Pawlenty did everything but announce that he wanted to be U.S. Sen. JohnMcCain's pick for vice president. But Pawlenty missed becoming part of the presidential ticket when McCain instead picked former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running-mate.
15.07.2012 [TPM] - When the it comes to the contentious topic of Mitt Romney's tax returns, the Romney campaign has invoked precedent, defending their decision to release just two years worth of returns as the standard set by the campaigns of JohnMcCain and John Kerry.
13.07.2012 [Arizona Capitol Times] - U.S. Sen. JohnMcCain is endorsing U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle in his campaign against fellow Republican Congressman David Schweikert, according to the Schweikert campaign.
13.07.2012 [ThinkProgress] - JohnMcCain Abandons Campaign Finance Issue Again | Two years after being the deciding vote to preserve a filibuster and kill the DISCLOSE Act — a bill which would have allowed citizens to know what corporations and wealthy donors are paying for the
16.07.2012 [Foreign Policy (blog)] - JohnMcCain (R-AZ), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Bob Corker (R-TN), and Rep. James McGovern (D-MA), among others. On July 11, the visiting Russian lawmakers held a press conference at the Russian embassy to unveil their parliamentary investigation
16.07.2012 [Comedy Central (blog)] - And he's telling the people, 'I'm not going to give you what I gave JohnMcCain's people in 2008.' And when he gave them 23 years, JohnMcCain's campaign looked at it and went, 'Let's go with Sarah Palin.' So whatever's in there is far worse than just
13.07.2012 [National Journal] - JohnMcCain will become the latest member of the Republican establishment to support Rep. Ben Quayle over Rep. Dave Schweikert in an increasingly bitter member-versus-member primary. McCain called Schweikert on Friday afternoon, a source close to
02.07.2012 [National Journal (blog)] - JohnMcCain, R-Ariz., was the most mentioned member of the Senate in national radio/TV news reports during the first six months of the year, according to a review by the University of Minnesota's Smart Politics: Smart Politics review of broadcast media
11.07.2012 [San Francisco Bay Guardian] - If you have a chance to interview JohnMcCain's daughter, and she identifies as a feminist, and is demonstrably more comfortable in strip clubs than the "liberal comedian" with whom she has embarked on a tour with in promotion of their book America
06.07.2012 [The Daily Star] - BEIRUT: U.S. Senator JohnMcCain clarified Friday that he was not referring to Lebanon when he called for creating a safe zone for the Free Syrian Army. During a meeting with former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, the head of the Future Movement's