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Sen. John McCain, the presumed Republican presidential nominee, prepares to address the Los Angeles World Affairs Council at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. (Annie Wells / Los Angeles Times)
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Sen. John McCain delivers what was billed as a major foreign policy speech to the the World Affairs Council in Los Angeles. He outlined the way forward under a McCain administration and distanced himself from what some have called the cowboy diplomacy of the Bush administration while maintaining his strong support for the current course in Iraq. (Annie Wells / Los Angeles Times)
John McCain
Sen. John McCain told the Los Angeles World Affairs Council that America’s power and influence “does not mean we can do whatever we want whenever we want.” He also said that U.S. leaders should not “assume we have all the wisdom and knowledge necessary to succeed.” (Annie Wells / Los Angeles Times)
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Republican presidential candidate John McCain with former First Lady Nancy Reagan at her Bel-Air home Tuesday. Reagan endorsed the Arizona senator for president. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Reagan endorsement
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan, with Sen. John McCain on Tuesday in Bel-Air, said she and her late husband “were impressed by the courage” McCain had showed as a prisoner of war. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
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Sen. John McCain walks with former First Lady Nancy Reagan at her home in Bel-Air. Reagan said in a statement that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee had been “a good friend for over 30 years.” (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
McCain Roundtable
“I will not play election-year politics with the housing crisis,” Sen. John McCain told a group of Latino small-business leaders at a Santa Ana event Tuesday. “I will evaluate everything in terms of whether it might be harmful or helpful to our effort to deal with the crisis we face now.” (Karen Tapia-Andersen / Los Angeles Times)
McCain answers
Sen. John McCain answers questions Tuesday at a small-business roundtable in Santa Ana. He scolded “complacent” lenders for the foreclosure crisis, but placed some of the blame on homeowners. (Karen Tapia-Andersen / Los Angeles Times)