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McCain: Next few weeks a ‘critical time in the life or death’ of immigration reform

U.S. Senator John McCain gestures as he arrives to address the third session of the Republican National Convention in TampaFrom TheHill.com, By Rebecca Shabad, 08/27/13 – Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), one of the members of the “Gang of Eight” who  crafted immigration reform legislation in the Senate, said Tuesday that the time  following the House of Representatives’ return from summer recess will be  critical “in the life or death” of immigration reform.

McCain discussed the bill at a town-hall meeting with his junior colleague,  Sen. Jeff Flake, (R) in their home state at a roundtable focused on the issue,  hosted by The Arizona Republic, 12 News, and azcentral.com.

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Huma Abedin Mother Linked to Muslim Brotherhood

From Breitbart.com, by William Bigelow, 20 Jul 2012 –

Remember what Sen. John McCain said about Huma Abedin yesterday?

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“Recently, it has been alleged that Huma, a Muslim American, is part of a nefarious conspiracy to harm the United States by unduly influencing U.S. foreign policy at the Department of State in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist causes. These sinister accusations rest solely on a few unspecified and unsubstantiated associations of members of Huma’s family, none of which have been shown to harm or threaten the United States in any way. These attacks on Huma have no logic, no basis, and no merit. And they need to stop now.”

Here’s the resume, according to Nonie Darwish, of Huma Abedine’s mother:

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John McCain Twists Arms Fast and Furiously to Confirm Obama’s Nominee for ATF Director

U.S. Senator John McCain gestures as he arrives to address the third session of the Republican National Convention in TampaFrom RedState.com, By: Daniel Horowitz (Diary), July 31st, 2013 – No agency better exemplifies the malfeasance of this administration than the ATF – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This same organization that was involved in the most egregious gun running scandal in American history (Fast and Furious) is also prosecuting law-abiding gun owners with zealous furor.  Yet, Senator John McCain has just ensured that the man who was at the scene of the crime gets confirmed as the next permanent director of ATF.

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McCain joins Obama in criticism of self defense laws

By Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA) July 22, 2013 –

john_mccain-2WASHINGTON– Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., agreed with his former opponent, President Obama, that “stand your ground” laws need to be re-examined, nationally and in his home state.”The ‘stand your ground’ law may be something that may need to be reviewed by the Florida legislature or any other legislature that has passed such legislation,” McCain said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday.

McCain praised comments made by President Obama following the George Zimmerman verdict about racial tensions that have been exposed by the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

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McCain gets fed up with fellow Republican, says ‘lends some credence’ to idea of filibuster reform

From The DailyCaller.com, by Alexis Levinson, 2:35 PM  12/03/2012 –

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain became so fed up with a Republican  colleague’s efforts to block the National Defense Authorization Act on Monday  that he suggested in a floor speech that perhaps Democratic Majority Leader  Harry Reid’s push to change the rules of the filibuster was not a bad idea.

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