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More Headaches for Senator JSM III

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by KenH, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

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    More Headaches for McCain’s Camp
    Mark Hosenball
    NEWSWEEK
    Updated: 11:57 AM ET May 31, 2008

    For weeks now, John McCain's presidential campaign has faced awkward questions about the outside activities of several top advisers. Add one more name to the list: former Texas senator Phil Gramm, McCain's longtime friend and one of his five campaign co-chairs. (A sixth, former congressman Tom Loeffler, quit recently after NEWSWEEK reported on his lobbying work for Saudi Arabia.) According to McCain spokeswoman Jill Hazelbaker, the co-chair position affords Gramm "broad input into the structure, financing and conduct of the campaign." She added that Gramm, who has a doctorate in economics, is also "a valued voice on economic policy." Gramm is not a paid McCain adviser, but his day job—vice chairman of a U.S. division of Zurich-based financial giant UBS—could pose new tests for a candidate who has promised high ethics standards and ditched advisers who failed to meet them.

    - rest at www.newsweek.com/id/139443
     
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    Heh. It's almost like the unconstitutional legislation he put his name to, has come back to bite him.
     
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    By the way, Bro. Curtis, best wishes in the GOP primary tomorrow. Bring it home for Ron Paul! :thumbs:
     
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    That says it all.
     
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    "one of his five campaign co-chairs"

    That says it all.
     
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    Thank you, very much. I'm hitting the Higgins St bridge with my sign, until my shift is over, at 10:00 AM, then going to cast my vote for Ron Paul.
     
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    I would love to see Ron Paul win a state. It is time for a limited government candidate to win a GOP primary.
     
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    Gramm has a brilliant mind and is a great conservative addition to McCain's campaign advisors.

    At least he doesn't have to explain why he supports a man that advocates murder (withholding medical care so that a child will die) like Obama.
     
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