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Only at The Washington Times: Stephen Dinan blogs on the latest news about politics.

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McCain campaign goes flat

Let the metaphors begin — after having one campaign event canceled because of rain, John McCain's SUV suffered a flat tire on the way to his next event in North Carolina.

Joe the Plumber for Congress?

Despite being arrears in taxes and potentially in violation of license laws for being a plumber — or maybe because of that — some folks say Joe the Plumber, real name Joe Wurzelbacher, is needed in Congress.

McCain and Keating: 'Till death do us part'

In 1986 John McCain wrote an apology note to Charles H. Keating Jr. for his Senate campaign having overstepped its bounds. Keating responded with a handwritten note — addressed to "senator," seven months before McCain won his Senate seat — telling him not to sweat it, "I'm yours till death do us part."