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2 hrs ago | WAOW

Arizona's McCain: Execution was torture

Residents in a Langlade County town are fired up after what they say was a threat to their Second Amendment rights.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Langlade County, WI, Vilas County, WI, Minocqua, WI

4 hrs ago | ABC15.com

AZ Sen. John McCain: Execution was torture

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Maricopa, AZ, Tucson, AZ

5 hrs ago | Switched

Rep. Curt Clawson Mistakes U.S. Officials For Indian Nationals, Awkwardness Ensues

Rep. Curt Clawson, R-Fla., smiles after a ceremonial swearing-in with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and his mother, Cherie Clawson, left, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Frederica Wilson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, Ohio, Asian-American, Indian-American, Representative Trey Radel, US Senate

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

"Thank You for Your Service": 'Poser Patriot' Businesses & Gop

Not going to add much to this, apparently you might want to watch Maddow's show tonight, the second article is from her MSNBC page.

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Related Topix: MSNBC, Fort Carson, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Republican

13 hrs ago | Fox Point

The scam of U.S. politics

Whether you are a political right-winger or left-winger, honesty does not exist in politics for you or any of us.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Hillary Clinton

17 hrs ago | CBS News

VA reform negotiations hit a snag

This May 19, 2014 photo shows a a sign in front of the Veterans Affairs building in Washington, D.C. A newly-released report finds that Veterans Affairs leadership is not prepared to deliver effective day-to-day management and is marked by an inh... Another 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

21 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Honduran Minors May Be Allowed to Apply to Enter the U.S. from Home

It doesn't look like Congress is going to solve the border crisis, or address President Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request, before lawmakers head out for a five-week recess at the end of next week, so the White House is floating another potential solution.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Jeff Flake, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Sports

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Town Talk

Ariz. officials deny execution was botched

The director of the Arizona Department of Corrections said Thursday that the two-hour-long execution of death-row prisoner Joseph Rudolph Wood on Wednesday was not "botched" and called media reports to that effect "premature and erroneous."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Prison, Death Penalty, Pima County, AZ

Mediaite.com

John McCain on 'Bollocks-Upped' Arizona Execution: 'That's Torture'

Senator John McCain weighed in today on the disturbing two-hour execution of an Arizona inmate yesterday, in which Joseph Wood was reportedly gasping for an hour.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Death Penalty

Switched

John McCain On Botched Execution Of Arizona Inmate Joseph Wood: 'That's Torture'

JUNE 18: Sen. John McCain participates in a discussion on the unfolding violence in Iraq on June 18, 2014 at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Iraq, World News, Getty Images, State Prisons

The Bugle

Arizona tribal casino fight comes to U.S. Senate

Ned Norris Jr., chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, defends his tribe's plans for a casino in Glendale.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat, Arizona, Glendale, AZ, Congress, AZ

BlueOregon

Hedge fund run by Robert Mercer, who funded anti-DeFazio SuperPAC,...

It's a stunning story. According to an investigative report authored by Senators Carl Levin and John McCain , a handful of Wall Street banks and hedge fund managers created an "alternative universe" of financial transactions based on "a series of fictions" designed to help them avoid massive taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Republican, Financial Services, Renaissance Technologies, Investment Services, Peter DeFazio, US House of Representatives

Transitions Online

Russia Shrugs off Sanctions, Czech Government Falters Over Gas Tax

Officials in Russia have united in agreement that the impact of sanctions on Russia for its role in the crisis in Ukraine would be "peanuts" compared with what the country endured during the Soviet era, Reuters reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain

The Washington Post

Immigration reform opening?

Immigration reform won't happen this year, but ironically the border debacle may make immigration reform more likely in the near to mid-future.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Sports

Switched

Congress Stalls Out Trying To Solve Self-Declared Crises

When Sen. John McCain joined Sen. Bernie Sanders in crafting a bill to restructure the Department of Veterans Affairs, he pleaded with his colleagues to not derail the compromise.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bernard Sanders, John McCain, Life, Veteran Affairs, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

World Magazine

Controversial disabilities treaty makes a comeback

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved a controversial disabilities treaty, renewing a battle with conservatives who say it could be used to expand abortion and strip parents of the right to homeschool their children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, John McCain, Senator John Barrasso

KIII

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative John Fleming

The Age

Republican Senator John McCain calls for Vladimir Putin to be banned from G20

US Senator John McCain says Russian President Vladimir Putin should be banned from the G20 in Australia in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Vladimir Putin, John McCain, Barack Obama

CBS News

U.S. officials, lawmakers clash over Iraq policy

Senior U.S. officials and lawmakers butted heads Wednesday over the American response to Iraq's expanding Sunni insurgency, with Republicans saying drone strikes should have been authorized months ago and even Democrats questioning the Obama administration's commitment to holding the fractured country together.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, John McCain

ABC News

Dole, Vets Groups Renew Push for Disability Treaty

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk, John McCain

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