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John McCain

John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936 in Panama Canal Zone) is an American politician, decorated war veteran, and currently the Republican Senior U.S. Senator from Arizona. He was a presidential candidate in the 2000 election, but was defeated by George W. Bush for the Republican nomination. He formally announced candidacy on April 25, 2007. (More at Wikipedia)

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Obama's preferences for his seat

From NBC's Mark Murray and Chuck ToddWhile making clear that Obama and his team had no inappropriate contact regarding the vacant Senate seat, the report does note Obama's preferences to succeed him. After Valerie Jarrett withdrew her name from... (Read more...)

From: First Read | Posted: 2008-12-23 22:35

Fitzgerald interviewed Obama

From NBC's Mark Murray and Chuck ToddPerhaps the most interesting news from the Blagojevich report just released by Obama's transition office is that Obama -- as well as Rahm Emanuel and Valerie Jarrett -- had interviews in the past week with US... (Read more...)

From: First Read | Posted: 2008-12-23 21:49

First Madoff-related suicide reported: Thierry Magon de La Villehuchet

From Bloomberg: Thierry Magon de La Villehuchet, who ran a fund that invested with Bernard Madoff, was found dead today in his New York office in an apparent suicide, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. “Our investigative premise is that it... (Read more...)

From: Writes Like She Talks | Posted: 2008-12-23 21:42

Minnesota Recount: Happy New Year!

Don't worry, be Merry and Happy. (Read more...)

From: Hot Air | Posted: 2008-12-23 19:30

Celebrities That Lean To The Right

Contrary to the media meme, there are indeed some Hollywood and sports celebrities that are conservative. Most readers are probably aware of the more outspoken folks on this list including Kelsey Grammer, Chuck Norris, and Mel Gibson. Y (Read more...)

From: NewsBusters | Posted: 2008-12-23 18:50

O, MY BOD! IT'S BEACH BARACK (Maggie Haberman/New York Post)

Maggie Haberman / (Read more...)

From: memeorandum | Posted: 2008-12-23 18:50

Drudge Blare: Prosecutors Interviewed ObamaObama Releases, Um, Report

Above the Main Post Update: Obama's lawyer Gregory Craig (remember him?) says prosecutors interviewed Obama. President-elect Barack Obama and two of his top advisers were interviewed last week by federal prosecutors probing Illinois Governor Rod... (Read more...)

From: ace | Posted: 2008-12-23 17:46

"Homeland Security USA"

Hmmm: ABC turns homeland security into boob-tube entertainment. [...] Read the rest » (Read more...)

From: Michelle Malkin | Posted: 2008-12-23 17:09

Politico: McCain Pulling Out Of MI

Politico's Martin reports that John McCain's camp is pulling their ads off the air in MI, stop dropping mail there and send staff to more competitive states, including WI, OH and FL.... (Read more...)

From: national journal hotline | Posted: 2008-12-23 17:04

Jefferson Vs. Plato

Guest Commentary by Edward Cline:If one is searching for the causes of today’s moral crisis, it is the premises of giants one should examine, not those of midgets. One should begin with Plato and graduate to his contemporary champions. (Read more...)

From: The Dougout | Posted: 2008-12-23 16:44

GOP recount guru advises Coleman (Aaron Blake/The Hill)

Aaron Blake / T (Read more...)

From: memeorandum | Posted: 2008-12-23 16:25

Biden promises no earmarks on stimulus

From NBC's Domenico MontanaroOn a day when it was revealed the gross domestic product shrank 0.5% in the third quarter and home sales plunged 8.6%, Vice President-elect Biden promised no earmarks on a potential stimulus package. "I know it's... (Read more...)

From: First Read | Posted: 2008-12-23 16:24

PD bias re: deaths of politically-active persons continues

So, yesterday, I noted how the Plain Dealer left out basic and newsworthy information about the late Michael Connell, an Ohio businessman in all things Internet and computers, who worked with top GOP figures including George Bush and John McCain. ... (Read more...)

From: Writes Like She Talks | Posted: 2008-12-23 16:04

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