McCain: botched execution 'torture'

Jul 26, 2014

McCain: botched execution 'torture'

U.S. Sen. John McCain says he believes the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture. The Republican who represents the conservative state told Politico that he supports capital punishment for certain crimes but felt Wednesday’s execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood ...

Two U.S. senators vow support in Ukraine

Dec 16, 2013

Two U.S. senators vow support in Ukraine

A showdown between Russia on one side and the United States and the European Union on the other drew closer Sunday, as two American senators told a crowd of hundreds of thousands of protesters that Ukraine’s future lies to the west, not east. “We ...

Jul 12, 2013

More Russians need to 'feel some pain' over deceased lawyer: McCain

Arizona Sen. John McCain on Thursday slammed a Russian court’s conviction of dead lawyer Sergei Magnitsky for tax evasion, angrily saying the U.S. needs to make more Russians “feel some pain.” And he took issue with the U.S. administration for its low-key reaction to ...

Who is the real John McCain?

Feb 25, 2013

Who is the real John McCain?

by Jason Horowitz

John McCain was excited. It was late January, and the following day, he and a group of bipartisan senators were set to announce their framework for comprehensive immigration reform. He picked up the phone and called an old friend in Arizona. “We got it ...