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McCain questions Steele’s future as GOP head

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) cast doubt Sunday on the future of the head of the Republican Party following controversial comments about the war in Afghanistan. At a Thursday fundraiser, RNC Chairman Michael Steele was caught on video saying that the Afghanistan war was a “war of Obama’s choosing” and probably…

Conservative pundits blame Obama for Israeli raid on flotilla

Kucinich: Flotilla raid jeopardizes US troops in Iraq Some conservative commentators and lawmakers are pointing the finger of blame at President Barack Obama over Israel’s raid on a Gaza-bound humanitarian flotilla that ended with the death of nine activists. On Tuesday, Sen. John McCain told Fox News that the Obama…

Gates reluctantly backs deal on gays in military ban

UPDATE: A solid majority of Americans believes gays should be allowed to serve openly in the military, a new poll suggests. According to a survey conducted for CNN, 78 percent said gay people shouldn’t be ejected from the armed forces if their sexual orientation becomes known to their superior officers,…

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