John McCain of Arizona broke forcefully with President Bush and the Senate GOP leadership Tuesday evening over the issue of same-sex marriage, taking to the Senate floor to call a constitutional amendment that would effectively ban the practice unnecessary -- and un-Republican. The proposed amendment died Wednesday after a procedural vote to move the measure to the Senate floor failed , or 12 votes short of the 60 required by Senate rules. Full story. McCain said Tuesday night he would side with opponents of the amendment on the procedural vote to make clear to his constituents that he is against the amendment itself. McCain also said the amendment "will not be adopted by Congress this year, nor next year, nor any time soon until a substantial majority of Americans are persuaded that such a consequential action is as vitally important and necessary as the proponents feel it is today.
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John McCain R-Ariz. Washington Blade photo by Michael Key. Throughout his decades in Congress, the Arizona Republican took widely different stances on LGBT issues — at times mocking them as unimportant, at other times embracing equal rights for the LGBT community. McCain would often oppose LGBT rights to align with his party and for the sake of political expediency, although the general direction of the positions he took as time went on demonstrated increasing acceptance of LGBT people. Three years later in , McCain continued his opposition to LGBT rights when he was one of 84 senators to vote in support of the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal prohibition on the recognition of same-sex marriage. At around this time, former Rep.
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Oftentimes in an election season, you hear the familiar cry from disillusioned voters that there really is no substantial difference between the two main candidates. In this election, that isn't the problem we face. A read-through of the platforms of the two parties and the policy proposals of the candidates quickly calls out their starkly different beliefs of where this nation should head. In particular, on the topic of LGBT Rights, the difference between the candidates could not be more stark.
It's not easy being a Senator's daughter—especially one who's ogled over not so much for her political views as the size of her chest. Perhaps in a sly nod to the boob obsession, Meghan McCain , the year-old outspoken daughter of Sen. John McCain , opened up to Playboy about the scrutiny she constantly receives over her body, the trouble with Bristol Palin , and yes, even her sexuality. Meghan McCain vs.