U.S. Senator John McCain pauses during remarks at a Federalist Society conference in Washington

 
U.S. Senator John McCain pauses during remarks at a Federalist Society conference in Washington
U.S. Senator John McCain pauses during remarks to members of the Federalist Society, a conservative legal group, at a hotel in Washington, November 16, 2006. McCain, taking the first step toward a 2008 White House bid, said on Thursday a return to principles of limited government and "common sense conservatism" would carry Republicans back to power after last week's election drubbing REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES)