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In 2012 Del Berg, the last surviving American to fight with the International Brigades in Spain, died. Here is John McCain's public tribute to Berg, and what Berg's FBI files show about the cold war persecution of Berg and his comrades.
John McCain's greatest achievement was convincing the world through charming banter and occasional opposition to his party's agenda that he was anything other than a reactionary, bloodthirsty war hawk.
So much for McCain’s claim to be “maverick.” John McCain and Ted Kennedy, who both returned to the Senate floor to cast votes after revealing that they had brain cancer. Kennedy cast a vote to protect Medicare. McCain cast a cowardly vote to undo Obamacare, a vote that could deny health coverage to millions of Americans. McCain, whose brain cancer is terminal, will die with dishonor.
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Elizabeth Warren has joined forces with Senators John McCain, Maria Cantwell, and Angus King to introduce the 21st Century Glass Steagall Act of 2013 to reinstate and modernize core banking protections.
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