Tag Archives: John McCain

Kirkpatrick, McCain spar over Clinton, Trump (access required)

Incumbent John McCain and challenger Ann Kirkpatrick face off Monday at a televised debate. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

In their first and only debate, U.S. Sen. John McCain and his Democratic challenger, Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, sparred over a wide array of issues, ranging from Obamacare, immigration reform, national security and Republicans’ refusal to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat, but it was their respective parties’ nominees for president that took center stage early in the night.

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McCain withdraws support for Trump (access required)


U.S. Sen. John McCain withdrew his support for Donald Trump following release of an audio recording in which the GOP presidential nominee boasted of being able to sexually assault women and made crude comments about them, becoming perhaps the most prominent of the numerous Republicans to do so amid the firestorm of recriminations that erupted after the audio was released Friday.

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Rob Haney: Better Ann than John

The way he puts it, Rob Haney is prepared to betray his party in order to save it – from McCain. One of McCain’s fiercest Republican critics is now saying he would rather see Kirkpatrick represent Arizona in the US Senate than endure six more years of the incumbent.

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Poll: Trump/Clinton within margin, McCain cruising

The latest poll of Arizona voters finds Trump with a narrow lead (within the margin of error) and McCain poised for a large victory. The survey released today by Insights West, a Canadian public opinion polling firm, shows Trump leading Clinton 37 percent to 33 percent among likely voters, with 19 percent undecided.

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