Bete noire McCain keeps Obama's feet to the fire

    Sen. John McCain, whose failed challenge to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election still rankles fellow Republicans, is back in harness as his party's chief Obama scold and bete noire.

    The administration's decision to swap that American soldier held for five years for five high-quality Taliban members released from the Guantanamo detainee prison has McCain fiercely at the president's heels again.

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