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2009-01-23 15:42:36

Former U.S. presidential candidate John McCain says his wife Cindy flirted with the idea of competing on Dancing with the Stars, but they decided against it. Sources had previously told Usmagazine.com the ABC dance competition show's producers approached Cindy about appearing on the series. Well, we discussed it, the Republican senator told CNN's Larry King. But we decided it just was not a good idea. McCain went on to say his wife, who is 54, has had knee replacement surgery. It would have...

2009-01-16 11:14:23

Defeated Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain has quashed his wife Cindy's dreams of competing on Dancing with the Stars, a source says. Just before Thanksgiving, Cindy McCain started talks with producers to appear as a dancer on the show. She wanted to do it very badly, the insider told the New York Post. However, the source added, the Arizona senator this week put the kibosh on the plan. The Post said representatives for neither the dance competition series nor McCain returned...

2009-01-16 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural event for Republicans on Jan. 20 will not be the swearing-in of President Barack Obama; it will be the launch of NEWMAJORITY.COM (http://www.newmajority.com), a new voice for conservatives determined to renew and reform the Grand Old Party. Led by David Frum, former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and popular blogger for National Review Online, NewMajority.com will champion a responsive, responsible, inclusive, and...

2009-01-12 12:47:00

January 11, 2009 WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an excerpt from an article in The New York Times, and is being released today by the Republican National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/RNCLOGO ) After the presidential election, the Republican National Committee filed a lawsuit that could drive a stake through the heart of the campaign finance system. It challenges the constitutionality of the McCain-Feingold law's ban on...

2008-12-10 15:32:06

Sen. John McCain has agreed to be a guest on Late Show with David Letterman for the first time since his failed bid for the U.S. presidency, CBS said. McCain is to appear Thursday, marking his 14th visit to the late-night chat show. This will be the first time the Republican senator from Arizona has dropped by since he lost the Nov. 4 election to Democrat Barack Obama.

2008-12-09 09:03:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th Annual Top 10 PR Blunders List, compiled by San Francisco's Fineman PR (http://www.finemanpr.com), features bailed out big shots, political snafus and a clueless Dept. of Veterans Affairs. 1. AIG All-Expense-Paid Retreats ... Paid By YOU Mere days after receiving an $85 billion federal bailout package, American International Group Inc. dropped nearly half a million dollars on an executive retreat to the posh St. Regis resort,...

2008-11-14 06:00:00

By John Fritze MIAMI -- Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin asserted Thursday that the nation's Republican governors are well-positioned to confront President-elect Barack Obama and the increasingly powerful Democratic Congress. Speaking to the annual meeting of the Republican Governors Association, the former vice presidential nominee said her defeated party must return to core GOP values, such as limited government and personal freedom. "Losing an election does not have to mean losing our way," said...

2008-11-14 06:00:00

By Larry Copeland SMYRNA, Ga. -- Campaigning for the first time since his Election Day defeat, Sen. John McCain stumped here Thursday for a Republican senator facing a Dec. 2 runoff that could help Democrats move closer to a filibuster-proof 60-seat majority. "I didn't think I would be back on the campaign trail quite this early," McCain told more than 1,500 supporters of Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. "But there's a lot at stake here. I'm asking you to go back one more time." The Arizona...

2008-11-11 21:00:03

U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman, who supported the Republican presidential ticket, should remain in the Democratic caucus, President-elect Barack Obama said. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Obama told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., that expelling Lieberman for his support of Republican John McCain would send the wrong message. "President-elect Obama looks forward to working with anyone to move the country forward," Obama transition spokesperson Stephanie Cutter said. "We'd be...

2008-11-10 21:00:05

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she relishes the national spotlight and won't rule out running for a spot on the 2012 Republican presidential ticket. "It was amazing and very, very busy and energizing, Every day was an amazing experience and I loved it," Palin said of her experience as running mate for 2008 Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain of Arizona. Palin returned to Alaska following McCain's loss to Barack Obama, but she is scheduled to speak this week in Miami at the...

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