John Mccain


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Wisconsin was at the center of the Republicans’ original Joe McCarthy moment, when they had to decide whether to take a stand against one of their own for brazenly dishonest political demagoguery. more

Oct 31, 2017 5:16 PM Taking Liberties 3 Comments

President Donald Trump is undermining his own agenda by attacking GOP leaders and through his utter ignorance of the political process. more

Aug 29, 2017 4:03 PM Taking Liberties 3 Comments

In the past few weeks, we’ve heard horror stories about the impact of the underfunding of Veterans Affairs hospitals around the country. It seems that the system can’t handle the numbers more

Jun 19, 2014 8:27 PM Issue of the Week 4 Comments

For a rapper who introduced himself as an easy-to-pigeonhole hard-head with a clear reverence for tough, '90s, New York-style rap, Milwaukee's Yo-Dot has spent the last few years doling out surprises. His last couple of albums, 2012's Red Mist and.. more

Jan 23, 2014 8:00 PM On Music

During most of the Obama presidency, George W. Bush has maintained a decorous silence. Keeping quiet may not always have been easy for Bush, watching his more

Jul 21, 2013 11:07 PM News Features

With the Republican right persisting in baseless persecution of Susan Rice, the U.N. Ambassador who may replace departing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, it has left President Obama little choice but to move ahead with her nomination. I... more

Dec 3, 2012 8:00 AM News Features

When a democracy functions properly, media revelations of executive branch misconduct typically result... more

Jun 8, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

The decline of the Grand Old Party into an angry mob is gaining momentum, with crackpot rage displacing common sense on every major issue from public finance to marriage rights. An ominous signal of this transformation emanated last week f... more

Jun 28, 2011 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

For the longest time, a certain admirable, independent senator from Arizona disappeared from public life, replaced by an irresponsible, opportunistic and occasionally demagogic figure who seemed to have more

May 16, 2011 12:00 AM News Features 6 Comments

"I am in control here in the White House."—Secretary of State Alexander Haig, 1981Ah, the good old days when even a big shot like Gen. Al Haig could get in trouble for such mavericky declarations that defy basic constitutional precedents. more

Feb 19, 2010 12:00 AM News Features

As the performing arts season enters its final few months, summer-based theatre companies begin to announce their schedules for upcoming shows. The Marcus Center recently announced its upcoming 3-show Vogel Hall Series. Not fitting into a particul.. more

Mar 5, 2009 5:00 AM Theater

When most film buffs hear the name Sturges, Preston pops to mind. But while director Preston Sturges masterminded such sophisticated and hilarious comedies from Golden Age Hollywood as Sullivan's Travels and The Miracle at Morgan Creek, it was th.. more

Dec 21, 2008 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Republican presidential nominee John McCain hashad few consistent themes in his campaign more

Oct 22, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Sure, Republican pr Please. ,Think You Know John McCain? more

Oct 15, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 3 Comments

Think You Know John McCain? His health care plan would take money from Medicare B Y L I S A K A I S E R Republican presidential nominee John McCain is trying to argue that his,Think You Know John McCain? more

Oct 8, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Sen. John McCain likes to say that the “appearance of impropriety” createdby The Arizona Republic ,Think You Know John McCain? more

Oct 1, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 9 Comments

But as Democratic nominee Barack Obama countered, that would be like calling a “staf Mother Jones ,Think You Know John McCain? more

Sep 25, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Buta nonpartisan analysis of McCain’s and Obama’s tax proposals show thatMcCain is simply repeating a lie over and over. Obama will not raisetaxes on the middle class and working families, as McCain alleges. Buthe will ra,Think You Know Joh... more

Sep 10, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

Ben Smith from Politico today broke some pretty hilarious news about Daddy Yankee's endorsement of John McCain earlier this week: Apparently, the odious reggaeton star had spoke with Barack Obama's campaign about endorsing the Democratic candidate.. more

Aug 27, 2008 4:00 AM On Music