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Bailout Failure Puts McCain on the Spot
New York Sun  |  September 30, 2008
Excerpt: The surprise defeat of the $700 billion bailout plan before the House of Representatives will soon show what downside, if any, Senator McCain faces for his bold gambit last week declaring his campaign suspended as he briefly jumped into the thick of ...

Do Five Children Make a Vice President?
New York Sun  |  September 23, 2008
Excerpt: In the past month, more than a dozen people have asked me what I think about Senator McCain's choice of Governor Palin as a vice presidential candidate. I don't mean that in the course of normal conversation, people have asked me what I think about the presidential election: Instead, acquaintances have made a beeline toward me in social settings and asked, rather fiercely, "Are you ready to be president?" ...

Mueller’s Danse Macabre At Arrest of Stone
New York Sun  |  January 31, 2019
Excerpt: Last week’s arrest of Roger Stone at the behest of Special Counsel Robert Mueller incites me to recall Joseph Welch’s famous question of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy at the Army-McCarthy hearings of 1954: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At l ...

Palin, McCain Decry 'Gotcha' Journalism
New York Sun  |  September 30, 2008
Excerpt: Governor Palin said yesterday that her comment about attacking terrorist targets in Pakistan, which appeared to contradict the position of Senator McCain, was a response to a "gotcha" question from a voter. "This was a voter, a constituent, hollering ...

Plus Ça Change
New York Sun  |  September 29, 2008
Excerpt: What an astonishing turn the campaign has taken in respect of the Battle of Iraq. It started out as something of a plebiscite on the war itself only to evolve — one can say on the basis of Friday's debate — into an argument in which it can be tricky ...

McCain Defends Palin Over Pakistan Comment
New York Sun  |  September 29, 2008
Excerpt: Senator McCain yesterday defended his running mate, Governor Palin, even as she contradicted his policy against talking publicly about attacking terrorist targets in Pakistan. Mr. McCain chided Senator Obama during Friday's presidential debate for ...

At Debate, Biden Told: Ignore Palin
New York Sun  |  September 29, 2008
Excerpt: As Senator Biden prepares to face off against Governor Palin on Thursday night in the campaign's lone vice presidential debate, Democratic strategists have a few words of advice for the lawmaker of Delaware: Ignore the Alaskan. Mr. Biden's 35 years in ...

House Set To Vote on Bailout
New York Sun  |  September 28, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders and the White House agreed today to a $700 billion rescue of the ailing financial industry after lawmakers insisted on sharing spending controls with the Bush administration. The biggest American bailout in history ...

Delicate Embrace by Obama, McCain of $700B Bailout
New York Sun  |  September 28, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — Senators Obama and McCain on Sunday gingerly embraced a newly negotiated congressional deal for a $700 billion bailout of the hobbled financial industry. "This is something that all of us will swallow hard and go forward with. The option ...

McCain, Obama Argue Over War, Taxes in 1st Debate
New York Sun  |  September 26, 2008
Excerpt: OXFORD, Miss. — Senator McCain accused Senator Obama of compiling "the most liberal voting record in the United States Senate" Friday night as the two rivals clashed over taxes, spending, the war in Iraq, and more in an intense first debate of the ...