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J.D. Hayworth Criticizes John McCain For Voting Against Big Government

I’m no John McCain fan, but this ad from J.D. Hayworth, which criticizes McCain for voting against Medicare Part D, actually makes me like McCain better:

McCain Releases Ad Ridiculing J.D. Hayworth’s Historical Stupidity

You knew this was coming:

John McCain Declares War On The Fifth Amendment

Only hours after Faisal Shahzad was taken in to custody at Kennedy Airport, John McCain was on the air suggesting we deny him his civil liberties:
It would have been a serious mistake to have read the suspect in the attempted Times Square car bombing his Miranda rights, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday.
McCain, the ranking [...]

Two New Polls Show McCain Leading Hayworth In Arizona Senate Race

There are two new polls out in the Arizona Senate race that show John McCain leading J.D. Hayworth in the race for the GOP nomination, although the numbers are very different.
First, a new Rocky Mountain Poll shows McCain with a 26 point lead:
PHOENIX (AP) – A new poll shows Arizona Sen. John McCain is leading [...]

J.D. Hayworth: “Birther Bill” Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Republican Senate candidate J.D. Hayworth says that Arizona’s “birther bill” does not go far enough
U.S. Senate candidate J.D. Hayworth is critical of the so-called “birther bill” that cleared the Arizona House of Representatives last week because it doesn’t go far enough.
Hayworth, who has cited the possibility of “identity theft” as a reason to want to [...]

Rasmussen On AZ-Sen: McCain 47% Hayworth 42%

by @ Friday, April 16th, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, John McCain, Politicos & Pundits

I have been wondering if Arizona Republicans really were crazy enough to elect a loon like J.D. Hayworth, and it appears that they just might be:
Incumbent John McCain now earns just 47% support to challenger J.D. Hayworth’s 42% in Arizona’s hotly contested Republican Senate Primary race, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone [...]

John McCain Hits J.D. Hayworth On Birtherism And Just Plain Being A Dumbass

by @ Monday, April 12th, 2010. Filed under Humor, John McCain, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

John McCain’s Senate campaign released a new web ad that pretty much just takes J.D. Hayworth’s own comments and makes fun of them :

This isn’t the first time the McCain campaign has hit Hayworth on the birther stuff, though:

John McCain: I’m No Maverick, Except When I Say I Am

John McCain is now repudiating a label that has been applied to him since the 2000 election:
Much as the crowd ate up her every word, Palin had apparently missed the real message this electoral season in Arizona: for his three decades in Congress, McCain hadn’t gone with the flow enough, at least not enough to [...]

New Poll Gives McCain 15 Point Lead Over Hayworth In AZ-Sen

by @ Saturday, April 3rd, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, John McCain, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Well, this is interesting:
U.S. SENATE–ARIZONA–REPUBLICAN PRIMARY
Sen. John McCain 52
J.D. Hayworth 37
(…)
Despite the conventional wisdom that McCain could be vulnerable to an intra-party challenge, we find that McCain has a fairly solid level of favorability among Republicans. His current favorability among GOP voters stands at 76%, with only 19% expressing disapproval.
Hayworth, meanwhile, may well have [...]

The New GOP Strategy On Health Care: Not Repeal, Defund

As more Republicans come to realize the practical limitations on the “Repeal It” strategy that became popular in the days after the health care reform bill became law, there’s a new idea making the rounds:
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday backed a plan that he says would allow the Republicans to avoid a presidential veto [...]

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