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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Sept. 17, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

McCain: Obama Administration Needs Ebola ‘Czar’

Health officials are intensifying the monitoring of hospital workers who provided care to the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. after one of them was infected with the virus despite wearing protective gear.

10/13/2014

Sen. Rand Paul speaks as Sen. John McCain looks on at a news conference on Capitol Hill to introduce a Republican jobs proposal to compete with that put forward by President Obama on Oct. 13, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

McCain: Rand Paul ‘Has Obviously Been Doing Some Somersaults As These Beheadings Took Place’

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., slammed Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., over his stance on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group, stating that the potential Republican presidential contender has a “fundamental lack of understanding” of the threat they pose.

09/17/2014

Dem Rep: If McCain Was In Charge US Would Be ‘In Seven Different Wars Right Now’

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said that ISIS is a regional threat and expressed concern that congressional members like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would use the Islamic militant group “as an excuse” to send ground troops to Iraq and Syria.

09/08/2014

Sen. John McCain says Arizona's botched execution was a form of torture. (Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

McCain: Arizona Execution Was Torture

Arizona Senator says the two-hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood was a “bollocks-upped situation.”

07/25/2014

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is on a congressional quest to take selfies with all 99 of his fellow U.S. senators – lending to his recent designation as the “Selfie Senator.” (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Selfie Senator’ Booker On Quest For Photos With All 99 Fellow US Senators

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is on a congressional quest to take selfies with all 99 of his fellow U.S. senators –lending to his recent designation as the “Selfie Senator.”

07/15/2014

Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Craig Fugate testifies during a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on July 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

FEMA Administrator: ‘We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet’ In Processing Immigrant Children

Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the Southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America.

07/09/2014

Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.  (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

McCain On Detention Facility Restrictions: ‘I Want It Fixed, And I Want It Fixed Immediately’

Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.

07/09/2014

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hot Mic: Reporters Heard Joking To ‘Check On’ McCain After Petraeus Declares Military Stance On Iraq

Two reporters were caught on a hot microphone mocking Sen. John McCain prior to Thursday’s press conference on the Iraq crisis, the two are heard joking whether anyone had “checked on” McCain after Gen. David Petraeus showed opposition to military action.

06/20/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clinton: I Refused Obama Campaign Request In 2008 To Attack Palin

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she refused an Obama campaign request in 2008 to attack Sarah Palin, the new Republican vice presidential candidate on the ticket with Sen. John McCain.

06/10/2014

Sen. Tom Coburn speaks about veterans while flanked by Sen. Jeff Flake, Sen. John McCain and Sen. Richard Burr, during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on June 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hopes Fade Senators Could Quickly Craft Bill To Help Vets Facing Long Appointment Waits At VA Hospitals

Hopes faded late Wednesday that key senators could quickly craft a compromise bill that would help veterans facing long appointment waits at veterans hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.

06/05/2014

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