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Sen. McCain huddles with Democrats on new campaign finance reform proposal
The Hill ^ | May 16, 2012 | Alexander Bolton

Posted on 05/16/2012 12:26:32 PM PDT by C19fan

Sen. John McCain is talking with Democrats about a joint effort to require outside groups that have spent millions of dollars on this year’s elections to disclose their donors.

McCain (R-Ariz.), once Congress’s leading champion of campaign finance reform, has kept a low profile on the issue in recent years.

He raised the ire of many Republicans a decade ago for pushing comprehensive reform, and many Republicans still held it against him during his 2008 presidential campaign.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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McQuid is back again trying to eviscerate the First Amendment. Thanks a lot AZ. You blew probably our last change to be rid of this "meddlesome senator".
1 posted on 05/16/2012 12:26:33 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

McCain loves being “the pivot man” when it comes to commie ‘RAT “huddles”.


2 posted on 05/16/2012 12:28:53 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life. - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
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To: C19fan

A leopard does not change his spots and McQueeg does not change his tactics.........


3 posted on 05/16/2012 12:31:01 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: C19fan

McLame has donned the knee-pads once again.


4 posted on 05/16/2012 12:31:38 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: C19fan

Dust off the knee pads Johnnie,you’re gonna need ‘em.


5 posted on 05/16/2012 12:31:43 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: C19fan

Dust off the knee pads Johnnie,you’re gonna need ‘em.


6 posted on 05/16/2012 12:31:45 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Sen. John McCain is talking with Democrats about a joint effort

what's new?

7 posted on 05/16/2012 12:32:01 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: C19fan

Can’t we lock him in an outhouse (for the duration) before he undermines our efforts to overturn Obama’s destruction?


8 posted on 05/16/2012 12:32:30 PM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: C19fan
He was loved, he turned that love into obama. What manner of debauchery for the feds is he promoting now?
9 posted on 05/16/2012 12:32:31 PM PDT by allmost
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To: C19fan

You’d think the recent flap where members of the Gay Mafia launching attacks on those who donated to support Prop. 8 would be registering with him by now.


10 posted on 05/16/2012 12:33:08 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: C19fan

Campaign Finance Reform was nothing more than a way to thwart republicans from winning. Now that they’re original scheme has been repudiated by the Supreme Court and republicans are winning again, McCain and company are back at it again. McCain “limited” the influence of money in politics and was subsequently buried by money in 2008.

McCain’s a democrat handmaiden and wolf in the fold and we all know it.


11 posted on 05/16/2012 12:33:20 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: C19fan

Does he know how badly he punked by the ‘rats the last time?


12 posted on 05/16/2012 12:34:05 PM PDT by AU72
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To: C19fan

This is on Palin.


13 posted on 05/16/2012 12:34:52 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: AU72

Simple answer - NO


14 posted on 05/16/2012 12:35:07 PM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (If we don't help make a change, then who will? It starts with us.)
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To: C19fan

I guess I don’t get it.... no tax dollars should go to a candidate for public office... If I want to sell my house or business and give the cash to a candidate, I should be free to do so...... what is the problem?


15 posted on 05/16/2012 12:35:35 PM PDT by joe fonebone (If you vote for the lesser of two evils, you are still voting for evil.)
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To: Red Badger

Birds of a feather flock together.

McCain is still a flocking commie.


16 posted on 05/16/2012 12:39:09 PM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: C19fan

The important thing is what Meghan has to say about it.


17 posted on 05/16/2012 12:43:20 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Do I really need a sarcasm tag? Seriously? You're that dense?)
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To: C19fan

McCainis a RINO!


18 posted on 05/16/2012 12:43:56 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: C19fan
McCain...lover of the reach around.

Just another poster boy for "TERM LIMITS"!

19 posted on 05/16/2012 12:45:26 PM PDT by Osage Orange (God is my Co-Pilot.)
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To: C19fan

McCain has it in for republicans. Nothing at all about unions.


20 posted on 05/16/2012 12:46:08 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: C19fan

McCain is like one of those little annoying green head flies. He just keeps buzzing around acting like a pest. Occasionally, he’ll even bite you. Sigh — just go away, John.


21 posted on 05/16/2012 12:48:38 PM PDT by Londo Molari
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To: C19fan

Now why you see we must take back the Senate with more than 60 votes, because if we don’t we will have the McCain Wing of the Republican Party gumming up the works under both Obama and Mittens.


22 posted on 05/16/2012 12:51:51 PM PDT by Trueblackman (I would rather lose on Conservative principles than vote for a RINO candidate.)
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To: C19fan

Who keeps electing this turd? Seriously.


23 posted on 05/16/2012 12:53:40 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: SandRat
McCainis a RINO!

No, not really. McCzin, along with Lindsey Graham, is one of the founding members of the American Fascism Party. Any time McCain can work against the interest of freedom, he does. Check out his record.

24 posted on 05/16/2012 12:54:48 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The so-called 'mainstream' media has gone from "biased" straight to "utterly surreal".)
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To: C19fan
... a joint effort to require outside groups that have spent millions of dollars on this year’s elections to disclose their donors.

Wouldn't this be an ex post facto law?

-PJ

25 posted on 05/16/2012 12:56:41 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: cuban leaf

who keeps electing this %&#%^ ??

All the whack jobs that move to AZ from Kaleefornya that’s who.

AZ used to be a red state.

And IMHO, Sarah HAD to campaign for him in 2010, as she is a lady and that’s what a lady would do. Do you think for one minute she really likes what he stands for?


26 posted on 05/16/2012 12:57:22 PM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (If we don't help make a change, then who will? It starts with us.)
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To: WaterWeWaitinFor

I talked with Sarah about this briefly in early 2011. Without going into details, she has a less than stellar perspective regarding some of the handlers, but seems to support John. At least, on a personal level she does.


27 posted on 05/16/2012 1:01:21 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: samtheman

“This is on Palin.”

Her association with mccain has always bothered me greatly. Whatever the ‘realities’ of national politics are, we are all the worse off for her association with him.

Back in the day if SP announced to the country what a slime he really is, Juan may not be a thorn in our side today.


28 posted on 05/16/2012 1:16:57 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Forget the GOP and build the Constitution Party, because the status quo is no longer the way to go.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

That’s what I think.


29 posted on 05/16/2012 1:35:01 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: joe fonebone
I guess I don’t get it.... no tax dollars should go to a candidate for public office... If I want to sell my house or business and give the cash to a candidate, I should be free to do so...... what is the problem?

My solution (The SCOTUS would shoot it down of course) is that no one can contribute anything of value to someone for whom he cannot vote.

30 posted on 05/16/2012 2:27:36 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: C19fan

Arizona vote McCain out.


31 posted on 05/16/2012 2:49:55 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: C19fan

if this guy can figure a way to screw the gop he will...he has been a plant since his lying special treatment during the vietnam war...never a conservative frien...never!!!!!


32 posted on 05/16/2012 3:57:35 PM PDT by ldish (Give me Freedom and Liberty or let's kick some a**!)
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To: Lazamataz

LG...a fag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


33 posted on 05/16/2012 3:58:47 PM PDT by ldish (Give me Freedom and Liberty or let's kick some a**!)
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