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Senate Democrats took a historic step this afternoon, voting with a simple majority to implement the "nuclear option" - changing Senate rules so that only 51 votes are needed to approve some presidential nominees. In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Sen. John McCain decries the move, accusing many Democrats of "outright hypocrisy."
Wolf Blitzer talks to Sen. John McCain about the government shutdown and the GOP's push to defund Obamacare.
Fresh from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on strikes in Syria, Sen. John McCain gives Wolf Blitzer his thoughts on how Tuesday's hearings went and where the crisis in Syria stands now.
Sen. John McCain criticizes the Obama administration's handling of Egypt, arguing that "We violated our own rule of law" and "undercut our own values" by not calling the overthrow of Pres. Mohamed Morsy's government a "coup."
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, reiterated Thursday that the situation in Syria is growing more dire by the day, and he blasted the Obama administration for not doing enough to stop it.
"The Middle East is about to erupt," McCain said on CNN's "The Situation Room." "This is turning into a regional conflict."FULL STORY
Sen. John McCain calls for a no-fly zone in Syria after the U.S. acknowledged that government's use of chemical weapons.
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Sen. John McCain, who will question Defense Secy. nominee Chuck Hagel, explains his concerns with Hagel's world view.