One amendment tells all (apparently)
McCain opposed the border fence.
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Projects were tucked in massive appropriations bills
As a Congressman, J.D. Hayworth was an avid earmarker who supported such pork as "$220,000 to renovate a Maine Blueberry farm" and "$5.8 million for a Vermont snowmobile trail."
A case could be made either way
John McCain "began his career in Washington as a lobbyist when he was appointed in 1976 as the Navy's liaison to the United States Senate."
McCain did indeed cite the tilt to the rich in 2001, 2003
John McCain "voted against the tax cuts of 2001 and 2003, wrongly claiming they helped only the rich."
Not one of D.C.'s biggest lobbyists, but a lobbyist nonetheless
After J.D. Hayworth "was voted out of Congress, he became a registered lobbyist" who was "paid thousands by a Florida corporation to lobby the very committee he used to serve on."
No evidence that Hayworth spooked the Maverick
"Up until two weeks ago, John McCain was a leading proponent of amnesty. Now with me challenging him, suddenly he has changed."
Mr. and Mrs. Ed?
"The Massachusetts Supreme Court...defined marriage as simply, quote, the establishment of intimacy ... I guess that would mean if you really had affection for your horse, I guess you could marry your horse."
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