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Senior United States Senator from Arizona


John McCain is Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election.

John McCain Info

Birth nameJohn Sidney McCain III
Date of BirthAugust 29, 1936
Place of BirthCoco Solo Naval Air Station, Panama Canal Zone
Spouse (s)Carol Shepp (m. 1965, div. 1980), Cindy Lou Hensley (m. 1980)
ChildrenDouglas (b. 1959, adopted 1966), Andrew (b. 1962, adopted 1966), Sidney (b. 1966), Meghan (b. 1984), John Sidney IV "Jack" (b. 1986), James "Jimmy" (b. 1988), Bridget (b. 1991, adopted 1993)
ResidencePhoenix, Arizona
Political PartyRepublican
Alma materU.S. Naval Academy (B.S.)
ReligionBaptist congregant
ProfessionNaval Aviator, Politician
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 America leads. We've been to these countries and every place we go they are looking to America for leadership, for assistance, for moral support and ratification of the sacrifices they have made in defense of democracy. America should lead. 
— John McCain saying America should lead / February 27, 2011
 I think there's going to be 1,000 flowers bloom, 
— John McCain sees lot of Republicans competing for the Presidential Nomination in 2012 / September 21, 2010
 getting ready to speak on the floor of the Senate about the Defense Authorization act 
— John McCain in a twitter tweet / September 16, 2010
 This is turning legislation related to our national defense and military preparedness into a vehicle to force a partisan agenda through the Senate. What's worse, the majority leader is pushing this controversial agenda under the cover of supporting our troops, knowing that the National Defense Authorization Act is a must-pass bill, and whatever else is in it will inevitably become law as a result. 
— John McCain about the National Defense Authorization Act / September 16, 2010
 The majority is doing this in complete disregard of the views of our men and women in uniform as well as the heads of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines who are responsible for the battlefield effectiveness of their services, 
— John McCain saying it was premature for Congress to change the "don't ask, don't tell" policy without having a thorough review / September 16, 2010

 We will fight until the last vote, We must do everything. We must look back and say, 'We did everything we can to prevent this terrible mistake from taking place.' 
— John McCain on the health care bill / December 20, 2009
 She is going to be a force in the Republican Party for a long time... And the hysterical attacks on her from the left continue to validate that. 
— John McCain about Sarah Palin / December 20, 2009
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