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McCain response to Cruz recalls earlier Az senator's rejoinder

Ashurst 'chastened' Long with 'devastating' speech

On Tuesday, John McCain took to the floor of the Senate after a long speech by Sen. Ted Cruz. McCain’s reply recalled a similar speech by another Arizona senator nearly 80 years ago. In that case, though, it was a Democrat scolding a fellow Democratic senator who was grandstanding from the political left.

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Sep 27, 2013, 12:27 am
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I do think it’s a stretch to equate Sen. Cranky McWarpants to Sen. Ashhurst. Otherwise, great piece, Ted.

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