Meghan McCain

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Biden Offers Apology to One Woman, Comfort to Another

Former VP says he's sorry he didn't shield Anita Hill more from attacks, consoles Meghan McCain

(Newser) - When law professor Anita Hill faced the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991 to testify about the sexual harassment she said she endured from then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, she also faced down attacks on her character and credibility—and many (including Hill herself ) still blame Joe Biden, the senator... More »

A Marriage, a Split, a Baby

It's a big week for Hollywood romance news

(Newser) - A big week in Hollywood couple news, with one pair breaking up, another getting hitched, and a third announcing their family is expanding:
  • Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky are together no more after a year of dating . The actress, 27, and director, 48, kept their relationship pretty quiet, and so
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Meryl Streep Gets Called Out by the Right

Kellyanne Conway, Ann Coulter, others bash Meryl Streep

(Newser) - Donald Trump was quick to jump on Meryl Streep after the actress spoke out against him during her Golden Globes acceptance speech, and now other reactions are trickling in. On Monday's Fox & Friends, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway accused Streep of "inciting people’s worst instincts" with her... More »

Meghan McCain Gets Show on New Network

'Raising McCain' will be on soon-to-launch Pivot

(Newser) - Meghan McCain is getting her own show on a new TV network targeting millennials. Raising McCain will debut on Pivot , a general entertainment network that launches Aug. 1. It's described as a documentary-talk series for viewers ages 15 to 34. McCain will star and serve as executive producer. The... 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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Meghan McCain Gets Talk Show

'Raising McCain' to air on Pivot network

(Newser) - Get excited, because we're about to introduce you to your new favorite show: Starting this summer, Meghan McCain will be hosting her very own talk show. Raising McCain will air on Pivot, a new cable channel targeting 18- to 34-year-olds that launches in August, the Huffington Post reports. It'... More »

Is Sandy the Face of Climate Change?

Some politicians think it's a wake-up call; scientists aren't ready to say

(Newser) - The devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy has plenty of people asking: Did climate change do this? New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seemed to hint as much in his speech today, saying there was a "new reality" in weather patterns. "We have a 100-year flood every two years now,... More »

2011's Least Fascinating People

Hey, not everybody can be interesting: Seth Abramovitch

(Newser) - Needless to say, Gawker isn’t all that impressed with Barbara Walters’ annual list of the year’s 10 most fascinating people . The good news is, that didn’t stop blogger Seth Abramovitch from offering up his own list, of the year’s 10 least fascinating people, in response:
  • Piers
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Meghan Joined 'Dark Side' at MSNBC: McCain

She'll need to be 'feisty' at new job

(Newser) - John McCain isn’t a fan of his daughter’s new bosses. Taking a job at MSNBC , Meghan “went over to the Dark Side, I guess,” he told Don Imus on the Fox Business Network. Still, “I am very proud of her,” he added. “She'... More »

MSNBC Hires Meghan McCain

She made her debut yesterday

(Newser) - There's an new broadcast commentator in town. Get ready for the Republican voice and face of Meghan McCain on ... MSNBC . "I'm very excited," said McCain, 28, in her broadcast staff debut yesterday as she weighed in on the GOP field. "I didn’t know it... More »

McCain Parody Driven Offline by Meghan

'Highly offensive to a reasonable person,' says lawyer

(Newser) - A parody of the Valley Girl-speak of Meghan McCain's "political" writing sounds, gee, so much like Meghan McCain that she's threatening to sue. "Firstly in the first place, some people had a question about my very obvious statement, 'I don’t necessarily agree that Rick... More »

Christine O'Donnell Our First 'Fad Politician'

Republicans must learn from this mistake: Meghan McCain

(Newser) - Christine O’Donnell isn’t the first politician to make headlines through “cheap tricks and publicity stunts,” writes Meghan McCain in the Daily Beast . But she is the first “‘fad’ politician”—one “whose moment is fleeting but intense and memorable for all of the... More »

Meghan McCain's 'Least GOP Piece of Clothing' Is...

...her 'dominatrix heels,' a pair of black studded Christian Louboutins

(Newser) - The New York Times Magazine takes a peek at Meghan McCain's 1,100-square-foot pad in West Hollywood. Edward Lewine gets an earful about her "dominatrix heels," among other spirited revelations:
  • In her closet you'll find a pair of black studded Christian Louboutin heels, which McCain calls
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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 »

Meghan McCain Fires Back at Glenn Beck

His 'hot body' makes it easy for him to judge young women, she writes

(Newser) - After Glenn Beck mocked Meghan McCain's appearance in a PSA for skin cancer by pretending to vomit at the very thought, her mom came to her defense . Now Meghan herself has responded in her Daily Beast column, and it's a beaut: "As a person who is known... 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 »

Meghan McCain's New BFF: Donald Trump

'Will you hire me for your campaign?' she asks; 'I love it!' he responds

(Newser) - Meghan McCain thinks Donald Trump has the charisma so sorely lacking among GOP candidates and could actually win in the same way that Arnold Schwarzenegger did in California, she writes at the Daily Beast . In any event, she pulls off the most entertaining interview of Trump so far, during which... More »

Time to Take Back Battered Las Vegas

Meghan McCain says the city needs us to have some fun

(Newser) - You have to love Las Vegas. Meghan McCain sure does. “For me growing up, it was a town of many firsts, where I enjoy a level of anonymity,” she writes in the Daily Beast . “Trust me, for a young, rebellious senator’s daughter, this isn’t something... More »

Worst Prognostications of the Year

Joe Biden and Meghan McCain make the list

(Newser) - A roundup of the year's worst predictions from Joshua Keating at Foreign Policy .
  • Recovery summer: Joe Biden's statement in June that "more people are going to be put to work this summer" puts him atop Keating's list of of know-it-all pundits and pols who ended up with egg on
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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 »

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