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McCain: Arizona Execution Was Torture

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.

The Republican who represents the conservative state told Politico that he supports capital punishment for certain crimes but felt Wednesday’s execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood was a “bollocks-upped situation.” 122 more words

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Joan Walsh On John McCain: ‘Cowardly’ Is Putting Palin A ‘Heartbeat Away’ from Presidency

I’m not an Al Sharpton fan but I am a Joan Walsh fan.  Joan had some critical words for Sen. John McCain when she appeared on Sharpton’s MSNBC show… 224 more words

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McCain On Detention Facility Restrictions: 'I Want It Fixed, And I Want It Fixed Immediately'

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – 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. 285 more words

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FEMA Administrator: 'We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet' In Processing Immigrant Children

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America. 911 more words

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Texas Border Patrol Uncovers 'Stash House,' 43 Hostage Immigrants

(SAN JUAN, TX) — San Juan police uncovered a “stash house” in which smugglers allegedly held 43 undocumented immigrants hostage.

After months of staking out this white wooden house, Sgt. 251 more words

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Running Scared: Young Migrants Face Danger at Home, the Border - By Lauren Fox June 25, 2014 | 12:01 a.m. EDT

As the U.S. struggles with a surge of minors at the border, a teen’s journey reveals the perils encountered along the way. 196 more words

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Hot Mic: Reporters Heard Joking To 'Check On' McCain After Petraeus Declares Military Stance On Iraq

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Two reporters were caught on a hot microphone mocking Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., prior to Thursday’s press conference on the Iraq crisis, the two are heard joking whether anyone had “checked on” McCain after Gen. 337 more words

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