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

Senate GOP Bill Would Give Vets More Flexibility To See Private Doctor

A bill proposed by four Senate Republicans would give veterans more flexibility to see a private doctor if they are forced to wait too long for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs hospital or clinic.


File photo of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. (Credit: Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

US Defends Captive Swap With Taliban, Critics Stir

Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.


Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies at a May 15 hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about wait times veterans face  to get medical care. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NAACP: We Notified Shinseki, McCain About Phoenix VA Hospital Last Year

Rev. Oscar Tillman says his letters, written over a year ago, went unanswered.


Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki re-enters the hearing room after testifying to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about wait times veterans face to get medical care on May 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

VA Approves More Private Care For Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will allow more veterans to obtain health care at private hospitals and clinics.


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)

Poll: 64 Percent Of Ariz. Republicans Would Not Vote For McCain For Re-Election

A new survey finds that a majority of Arizona Republicans do not want Sen. John McCain to run for re-election in 2016.


File photo of Sen. John McCain. (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

US Senator McCain Mocks EU’s Russia Sanctions

Sen. John McCain of Arizona has dismissed the European Union’s sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as “almost a joke” during a tour of the Baltic countries.


Ukrainian parliament speaker and interim president Olexander Turchynov greets Sen. John McCain prior to talks in Kiev on March 14, 2014. (credit: YURY KIRNICHNY/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: ‘Russia Is A Gas Station Masquerading As A Country’

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is calling for economic sanctions against Russia after returning from a trip to Ukraine.


John McCain led several Republicans in continued criticism of President Obama for what they view as a “feckless” foreign policy that demonstrates U.S. weakness to the international community as a whole, and Russia directly. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCain: Romney And I Were Right About Russia

The 2008 Republican candidate for president bashed Obama for a lack of understanding and strength in dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and noted that Obama had mocked 2012 Republican candidate for president, Mitt Romney, for labeling Russia “our number one geopolitical foe,” during his failed bid for office.


Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., delivers remarks during the morning general session of the American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC) Conference in Washington, D.C., on March 3, 2014. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: Obama Is A ‘Very Articulate And Attractive Guy’

Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama needs to start reaching out to Republicans in order to not become a lame duck commander-in-chief.


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McCain To Putin: Back Off Ukraine, The People ‘Want To Be Western’

Sen. John McCain says Russian President Vladimir Putin should be “nervous” about the Ukrainian revolution underway, adding that he should not be meddling with the country’s future.





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