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Arizona's McCain: Execution was torture

Arizona's McCain says execution of inmate was torture; lawmakers doubt changes will be made
The Associated Press

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Sen. John McCain says he believes the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.

The Republican who represents the conservative state told Politico that he supports capital punishment for certain crimes but felt Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood was a "bollocks-upped situation."

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