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  • Mother of John McCain turns 108 years old, credits 'sense of humor' for long life

    02/07/2020 9:47:41 AM PST · by Borges · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/7/2020 | John Gage
    Roberta McCain, the mother of the late Sen. John McCain, celebrated her 108th birthday on Friday. Her granddaughter, Meghan McCain, tweeted out the news. "Happy 108th Birthday to my nana Roberta. You are our matriarch," the conservative co-host of ABC's The View said. "Completely ageless, classic, lovely, strong, smart, sarcastic, irreverent and all things I love in this world. We are so grateful for you." McCain, 35, also shared the secret to her grandmother's long life on The View after host Sunny Hostin asked: "Have you ever asked her what her secret is to longevity?" "She said, 'A sense of...
  • McCain mom takes swipe at Limbaugh [calls him an "entertainer"]

    05/14/2009 9:31:57 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 54 replies · 1,516+ views
    (CNN) ó The always-outspoken Roberta McCain ó mother of Sen. John McCain ó took a swipe at Rush Limbaugh Wednesday, saying the popular conservative radio host "does not represent the Republican Party that I belong to". "I belong to the Republican Party," McCain, 97, said during an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. "What he represents of the Republican Party has nothing to do with my side of it. I don't know what the man means, I don't know what he's talking about." McCain also praised Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele for labeling Limbaugh an "entertainer" earlier...
  • Straight talk from John McCain's mother [talks about Rush, Steele] [says Olbermann "vicious"]

    05/06/2009 5:50:16 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 18 replies · 1,080+ views
    After her son's failed presidential bid, 97-year-old Roberta McCain can let her guard down. BY JAMES RAINEY Reporting from Washington -- It had been more than a year in the making, this meeting between Roberta McCain and me. The smart guys who managed her son's presidential campaign got all queasy at the thought of Roberta, unfettered, in a journalist's thrall. I managed a few tantalizing phone calls with John McCain's outspoken mother, a column on my vain pursuit of an interview and a promise that the end of the presidential race would bring a chance for us to share some...
  • Transcript of Roberta McCain on C-SPAN (Says son hasn't any support among GOP base)

    01/24/2008 9:09:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies · 12,853+ views
    Time ^ | January 24, 2008 | Mark Halperin|
    Steve Scully: This is a political question in terms of how he gets the nomination, but just from what you have seen, how much support do you think he has among the base of the Republican Party? Roberta McCain: I donít think he has any. I donít know what the base of the RepubĖmaybe I donít know enough about it, but Iíve not seen any help whatsoever. Scully: So can he then go on and become the nominee of this party? McCain: Yes, I think holding their nose theyíre going to have to take him. Scully: Can you explain? McCain:...