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Sen. John McCain predicts A-10's will be part of U.S. Air Force fleet for a long time

During a visit to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Sen. John McCain said the future of the A-10 Warthog, an attack aircraft, is safe despite Air Force calls that it be retired to free up money for the F-35, a more modern and expensive fighter jet. 112 more words

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Former Interrogation Chief: Report 'Throws CIA Under This Bus'

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on coercive tactics betrays intelligence officials and will erode their trust in future presidential administrations, a former CIA official who oversaw the agency’s enhanced interrogation program said Sunday. 508 more words


McCain: 'We're Not Going To Elect Republican President In 2016' Unless We Show We Can Govern

WASHINGTON (AP) — Optimists might think twice before seeing Congress’ bipartisan agreement to keep the government running another year as a road map for 2015. 749 more words


Hungary Leader: McCain Criticism Attack On Country

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s prime minister says that scathing criticism of him by U.S. Sen. John McCain is part of an attack on Hungary’s independence. 125 more words


Dem, GOP Senators Urge NFL To Drop 'Blackout' Rule

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senators from both parties are urging the National Football League to get rid of a rule that bars home games from being televised in a local market if they have not sold out. 116 more words


McCain Blocks Confirmation Of Obama's Nominee To Be America's 2nd-Highest Ranked Diplomat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain is blocking the confirmation of President Barack Obama’s nominee to be America’s second-highest ranked diplomat.

McCain says Tony Blinken, Obama’s deputy national security adviser, is “totally unqualified” to serve as Secretary of State John Kerry’s understudy. 76 more words