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McCain on Torture Report: U.S. Must Own Up to Mistakes

NATIONAL | Dec 15
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, says the CIA interrogation tactics outlined in a Senate Intelligence Committee report are out of step with American values.

Romney to Brewer: Veto the Bill

POLITICS | By EDGE | Feb 25
Former GOP presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney is the latest high profile member of the Republican party to lend his voice in opposition to Arizona’s "turn away the gays" bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians

Arizona GOP Censures McCain For ’Liberal’ Record

POLITICS | By Terry Tang | Jan 26
The Arizona Republican Party formally censured Sen. John McCain on Saturday, citing a voting record they say is insufficiently conservative.

’Phobe to ’Phobe :: McCain to Rebut Putin -- in ’Pravda?’

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
Reports that Senator John McCain is preparing to respond to Vladimir Putin’s recent New York Times op-ed in the pages of Russia’s own Communist newspaper Pravda may have been overstated.

Cindy McCain Wins Prestigious LGBT Award, Backlash Ensues

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 19
Cindy McCain recently won an award for her work with the LGBT community, but some are questioning if she deserved the honor because of her GOP ties and because she’s married to Sen. John McCain, who does not support full marriage equality.

Fox Removes Coulter Column With Meghan McCain Reference

CELEBRITIES | Apr 12
The Fox Nation website has removed a column by conservative commentator Ann Coulter because it had a reference to killing the daughter of Sen. John McCain.

Harry Reid: Immigration Reform Needs to Protect Gay Couples

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 5
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he expects the Senate to pass the immigration reform, which protects LGBT bi-national families, even though conservatives, including Sen. John McCain, have strongly opposed the idea.

So How Anti-Gay IS the GOP These Days? :: Reading the Tea Leaves

NATIONAL | By Matthew E. Pilecki | Jan 10
Win some, lose some: LGBT supporters lost big in November, but we won DADT repeal. The Smithsonian pulled a gay AIDS exhibit, but some GOP leaders espouse our cause. What gives? Matt Pilecki takes a look at where we stand with the Party of Lincoln.

Lady Gaga: Gay soldier ban sets "a bad example"

CELEBRITIES | By Michael K. Lavers | Nov 30
On the eve of the release of the Pentagon’s latest "don’t ask, don’t tell" study, Lady Gaga once again urged the U.S. Senate to repeal the ban on openly gay and lesbian soldiers.

Cindy McCain Defies Husband, Comes Out Against DADT

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12
Arizona Sen. John McCain, whose threatened filibuster helped derail a Congressional repeal of the anti-gay law that bans open GLBTs from military service, not only faces criticism in the press for his stance; he’s also at odds on the home front over the issue.

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