Latest McCain Stories

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...

2008-11-05 06:15:00

By Susan Page WASHINGTON -- America's election of an African American as president wasn't the only breakthrough Tuesday night. By defeating John McCain in such reliably Republican states as Colorado and Virginia -- capital of the Confederacy and a state that hasn't backed a Democrat for president in four decades -- Barack Obama reshaped the electoral map that has defined American politics for a generation. Surveys of voters as they left polling places nationwide also showed shifts in...

2008-10-31 12:00:32

Sermo (http://www.sermo.com), the world's largest physician-only online community, has captured the attention of both presidential candidates. Senators McCain and Obama agreed to open a dialog with physicians on Sermo by answering questions ranging from their stances on healthcare regulation to the recent shortage of primary care specialists. In less than 24 hours, the candidates garnered thousands of responses from physicians across the country. The polling results and ongoing discussion...

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