John McCain

ex president barack obama gives a eulogy at john mccain's funeral

Honoring Annan, McCain and others: Why eulogies have blind spots


The truth is that the interpretation of others’ legacies often reveals a great deal about us and our values. And is often less about the complexity of the lives of those with whom we engage.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seated next to President Donald Trump who has his arms folded.

White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit

CIA director nominee Gina Haspel raises her right hand as she is sworn in to testify at her Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation, May 9, 2018.

For some, Haspel for CIA head ‘would be promoting a torturer’

Conflict & Justice

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Trump’s new pick for CIA director has a murky past with torture programs


Is bipartisanship dead? Not in Alaska.


Bipartisan cooperation has historically been a rarity in US politics, but Alaska is showing how it can be done.

Senator John McCain speaks with reporters after voting against the "skinny repeal" health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 28, 2017.

The Senate’s ‘skinny repeal’ health bill has collapsed in a bitter blow to Trump

Global Politics

US Republicans failed Friday in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare, leaving the party shocked and in disarray and signalling the potential death knell for President Donald Trump’s promise to repeal his predecessor’s health reforms.

Arizonia Republican Sen. John McCain speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

About McCain’s ‘beacon of liberty’ vision of America


The Economist’s David Rennie says European leaders feel orphaned and bereft in the Trump era.

John McCain on Senate floor

After vote, Senate to proceed with health care debate


The US Senate voted Tuesday to proceed with a debate on Republican plans to repeal Barack Obama’s health care reforms — proceedings marked by the dramatic return of John McCain, who is suffering from cancer.

Lithuanian soldiers during military exercises in Rapina, Estonia.

Unease in the Baltics as US allies watch Trump praise Putin


Three US senators traveled to the Baltics to try to calm the jangled nerves of leaders worried that the US will abandon NATO.