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Cindy McCain Has Harsh Words for Gwyneth

She slams actress over her latest unfortunate comment

(Newser) - Gwyneth Paltrow's latest ill-advised comment , which seemed to compare the traumatic experience of reading mean online comments about oneself to the similarly traumatic experience of war, has made her a new enemy. Cindy McCain tweeted her displeasure at Paltrow's comments Wednesday, then went on HLN yesterday to discuss... More »

Coulter Jokes on Gun Deaths: 'Start With Meghan McCain'

McCains really aren't amused by 'despicable' joke

(Newser) - There's no love lost between Ann Coulter and Meghan McCain , but this may be their biggest spat yet. It all started with Coulter's latest column , which focused on gun control, Mediaite reports. Coulter wrote:
  • "MSNBC’s Martin Bashir suggested that Republican senators need to have a member
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10 Inappropriate Hurricane Tweets From Celebs

You can't really be surprised that Ricky Gervais is on the list

(Newser) - Celebrities, never ones to let a natural disaster pass without giving their ill-timed two cents, have been very vocal since Hurricane Sandy hit. Some responded classily ; others not so much . The Frisky collects 10 tweets of the latter variety:
  • Ricky Gervais: “This ‘Sandy’ who’s on TV all
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'Stepford Wife'? I'm Just Shy

Cindy McCain on the job of political spouse

(Newser) - When Cindy McCain married John, she expected to have a long life as a Navy wife; instead, her husband entered politics. “Back then, the political spouse was just a supportive role. I was expected to go to dinners, barbecues, rodeos, picnics, and not say too much,” she writes... More »

O'Reilly to Beck: I'll Let Cindy McCain Beat You on My Show

He scolds Beck for the vomiting sounds he made about Meghan McCain

(Newser) - Glenn Beck's recent pukefest —in which he mocked Meghan McCain's nude appearance in a PSA for skin cancer by pretending to vomit at the very thought—earned him a tongue-lashing from Cindy McCain , Meghan herself , and now Bill O'Reilly. In an interview with Beck, O'Reilly... More »

After Glenn Beck's Pukefest, Cindy McCain Swings Back

Mom not happy with Beck implying her daughter makes him vomit

(Newser) - Meghan McCain recently showed some skin in a PSA for skin cancer awareness ( watch it here ), which led to an eight-minute pukefest yesterday on Glenn Beck's radio show . Beck pretended to vomit every time McCain's near-nakedness was mentioned, while saying things like, "Put some extra... More »

McCain, Your Family's Right: Dump DADT

Looks like Dems have missed their chance again

(Newser) - This week’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell hearings were typical of Washington lately: “The Democrats waited too long to close the deal, the president showed no leadership, and a campaign promise that was seen as a fait accompli now seems a casualty,” writes Maureen Dowd in... More »

Meghan McCain: No DADT Talk on Turkey Day

At home with Mom and Dad, she's forced to 'separate political and personal'

(Newser) - Meghan McCain will head home for the holidays—but at the Thanksgiving table, "Don’t Ask Don’t Tell" will be a taboo subject. Perhaps a good idea, since she’s a gay-rights advocate, her father is fighting against the repeal of DADT, and her mother seems to have... More »

Jon Stewart Skewers McCains Over DADT

One day John McCain may regret his stance, correspondents warn

(Newser) - Jon Stewart and his team have a message for John McCain: It gets worse. The Daily Show correspondents (with special guest Sean Hayes) delivered a very special PSA to McCain with that message last night, warning him that if he continues to fight Don't Ask, Don't Tell, someday he'll be... More »

McCain: I'm Cool With Cindy's Ad

Senator respects 'First Amendment rights of every member of my family'

(Newser) - John McCain's just fine with wife Cindy's stance (or revised stance? ) on Don't Ask, Don't Tell, telling Meet the Press that "I respect the First Amendment rights of every member of my family." The missus McCain backtracked on her appearance in an ad calling for the repeal... More »

Cindy McCain OK With 'Don't Ask' After All

She tweets support of husband's stance on gay ban

(Newser) - Well this is confusing. Cindy McCain made headlines this week for appearing in anti-bullying ad in which she criticized "political leaders" for telling gay teens "they can't serve our country openly." It was seen as a clear indictment of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, which a certain senator... More »

Cindy McCain Slams DADT

...while her husband fights for it in Washington

(Newser) - Cindy McCain blasts “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in a celebrity-studded anti-bullying video—while her husband works to keep the measure alive in Congress. “Our political and religious leaders tell LGBT youth that they have no future,” she says in the spot. “They can’t... More »

Cindy McCain Joins Meghan in Gay-Marriage Fight

GOP senator's wife joins daughter in anti-Prop 8 photo spread

(Newser) - The fight against California’s gay-marriage ban got a surprise enlistee today, in the person of Cindy McCain—whose husband, Sen. John McCain, opposed same-sex weddings as the Republican presidential nominee in 2008. Few volunteers “have surprised us more,” the NO H8 Campaign says, noting that “aligning... More »

Game Change Gossipy But Insightful

Heilemann and Halperin drop plenty of 'spicy' bombshells

(Newser) - From Bill Clinton’s rumored affair to Harry Reid’s “negro voice” quote, John Heilemann and Mark Halperin’s Game Change is already making headlines. The book delivers a “spicy smorgasbord of observations, revelations, and allegations,” writes Michiko Kakutani of the New York Times . Some parts of... More »

Cindy McCain Declares War on Migraines

Launches public campaign on behalf of headache research

(Newser) - Cindy McCain has publicly survived everything from miscarriage to stroke to a painkiller addiction—but the malady she took aim at last week was one she's endured in secret: migraines. “I’ve missed part of my life,” she told an American Headache Society luncheon. “People don’t... More »

Meghan McCain 'Bratty' at DC Dinner

Political daughter brings extra guest

(Newser) - Woulda-been first daughter Meghan McCain didn't exactly get the royal treatment she was expecting at Saturday's White House Correspondents dinner. She showed up to the exclusive event with two tickets and a party of three, prompting a security guard to question her. "Doesn't he even know who the fuck ... More »

McCain Crushes Cindy's Dancing Dreams

Mrs. McCain won't compete on reality show

(Newser) - Sorry, McCain fans. Your candidate is back in the Senate rather than moving into the White House, and you can't even take solace by watching his wife on Dancing With the Stars. Cindy McCain had been in talks with producers since Thanksgiving and “wanted to do it very badly,... More »

NYT Slaps Reporter for Facebook Source

Reporter reprimanded for messaging minors

(Newser) - Backlash against the New York Times reporter who contacted minors on Facebook to locate sources has led Times public editor Clark Hoyt to declare, “I would not have sent the messages.” Jodi Kantor, author of last month’s unflattering front-page profile of Cindy McCain, reached out to classmates... More »

Enquirer 'Catches' Cindy McCain in Tryst

Tabloid says wife cheating for years on GOP candidate

(Newser) - The National Enquirer says it has caught Cindy McCain “passionately” locking lips with a long-haired, “washed-up ‘80s rock musician” type. The tabloid revealed its “world exclusive” spy photos—admittedly grainy—of the pair at a 2006 music festival in Phoenix. A Huffington Post reader shed doubt... More »

McCains Urge Unity, 'Good Will'

Vanquished GOP candidate presses supporters to 'get our country moving again'

(Newser) - John McCain released his first public statement today since conceding the election, congratulating President-elect Barack Obama and urging supporters to work together with the new administration, the Hill reports. “Although we were disappointed with the results,” the joint statement with wife Cindy said, “we must move beyond... More »

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