The Campaign Spot

John McCain on Barry Bonds

ESPN asked various figures who had come back from scandal and times of public disdain what advice they would give to Barry Bonds, who may very well break Hank Aaron’s all-time home runs record, but who is widely disliked (or worse) because of steroid rumors, a hostile relationship with the media, etc. Among those who weighed in:

SEN. JOHN McCAIN, R-Ariz.

Survived savings and loan scandal

The next time he is tempted — and as a well-known celebrity he will be — he has to do what’s right, even if at the moment, it’s more attractive to do what’s wrong.

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Elections

What Trump Needs to Win

On the menu today: walking through President Trump’s not-so-implausible route to 270 electoral votes, state by state, and taking a look at the gubernatorial races this year -- where GOP candidates from deep red states to a few blue ones are polling considerably ahead of Trump this cycle; and how the country ... Read More
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What Trump Needs to Win

On the menu today: walking through President Trump’s not-so-implausible route to 270 electoral votes, state by state, and taking a look at the gubernatorial races this year -- where GOP candidates from deep red states to a few blue ones are polling considerably ahead of Trump this cycle; and how the country ... Read More

There Is No COVID Plan

The 2020 campaign for president has been surprisingly empty of substance since Joe Biden became the nominee. The Republicans notably didn’t even bother updating their party platform. Donald Trump’s team has spent many of the last days of the campaign making personal attacks, focused on the alleged financial ... Read More

There Is No COVID Plan

The 2020 campaign for president has been surprisingly empty of substance since Joe Biden became the nominee. The Republicans notably didn’t even bother updating their party platform. Donald Trump’s team has spent many of the last days of the campaign making personal attacks, focused on the alleged financial ... Read More