1. Forget the Rules

    McCain Defends Romney on Russia

    John McCain said Wednesday that he "respectfully disagree[s] with Speaker Boehner" that Mitt Romney shouldn't talk smack about the president while he's overseas. "This is very serious," McCain said, referring to President Obama's accidentally recorded convo with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. "No matter where the president is, if he makes a statement that I think could endanger the United States' national interest, I have to respond no matter where the president of the United States is."

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