John McCain

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2 years after his death, John McCain honored by family, Arizona politicians

Two years to the day from his death, longtime U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona was remembered Tuesday by family members and state political leaders from both parties.
4 years ago
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1 year after his death, Arizona icon John McCain’s values live on

To honor John McCain's memory on the anniversary of his death, Americans are asked to put aside their differences and work for a common cause.
5 years ago
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While Trump keeps ripping McCain, late senator’s supporters push back

As President Donald Trump continues criticizing John McCain, another push is underway to rename the U.S. Senate building after the late Arizona senator.
5 years ago
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Meghan McCain blasts Trump after he attacks her father on Twitter

Meghan McCain said Monday that President Donald Trump "will never be a great man," on the heels of his weekend tweets criticizing her father, late Sen. John McCain.
5 years ago

Cindy McCain may never get over Trump insults of her husband

Cindy McCain, widow of Arizona Sen. John McCain, said she may never get over President Donald Trump's insults of her husband's war record made three years ago.
6 years ago
Newly-elected U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., declares victory over Republican challenger U.S. R...

Kyrsten Sinema shows respect for late John McCain in acceptance speech

Kyrsten Sinema delivered an acceptance speech citing the inspiration of late Senator John McCain as an example of what Arizonans looked for in a senator.
6 years ago

Sen. Jeff Flake visits Meghan McCain, ‘View’ on her birthday

Outgoing U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake and Meghan McCain, daughter of his mentor, John McCain, reminisced about the late Arizona political icon Tuesday on TV's "The View."
6 years ago
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Headstone installed at John McCain’s grave site at Naval cemetery

The U.S. Naval Institute tweeted a photo last week of Sen. John McCain’s grave site with the headstone installed at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland.
6 years ago
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NATO leader shuts down idea of naming headquarters after McCain

The leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization shot down an idea proposed by lawmakers to name the new headquarters after Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). 
6 years ago
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Senate, House propose resolution to rename NATO building after McCain

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema were among a bipartisan group of lawmakers who introduced a resolution supporting a proposal to rename NATO Headquarters after late Sen. John McCain.
6 years ago
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Campaign to fund giant John McCain mural in Scottsdale hits goal

With plenty of time to spare, a Kickstarter campaign to fund a huge mural honoring late Sen. John McCain has reached its goal of $20,000.
6 years ago
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Loss of Sen. John McCain pushed Grant Woods to pursue Senate run

Grant Woods is no stranger to Washington, D.C., but with the death of Sen. John McCain, he gained a renewed interest in returning to the nation's capital, but this time as a candidate.
6 years ago

McCain confidant Grant Woods considers US Senate run as Democrat

Grant Woods, former chief of staff for late Republican Sen. John McCain, told the Washington Post he was considering a U.S. Senate run as a Democrat.
6 years ago
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Senate names late Sen. John McCain replacement for committee chairman

Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe was picked to replace the late Sen. John McCain as the chairman for the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday.
6 years ago
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McCain replacement Jon Kyl sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence

Jon Kyl, who was tapped by Gov. Doug Ducey to replace the late Sen. John McCain, was sworn in to the U.S. Senate by Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday.
6 years ago
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Arizona Gov. Ducey hopes Jon Kyl changes mind about short Senate stay

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants U.S. Senate appointee Jon Kyl to remain in office beyond January. “Hopefully he stays for two years,” Ducey told KTAR News 92.3 FM.
6 years ago
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Trump looking forward to working with McCain replacement Jon Kyl

President Donald Trump might not have gotten along with the late Sen. John McCain, but that might be a different story for his replacement, former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl.
6 years ago
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Arizona politicians welcome the news of Kyl’s appointment to McCain seat

News that former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl would be appointed Tuesday to fill the Senate seat left vacant by the death of John McCain was met with approval by Republican politicians in and out of the state.
6 years ago
In this Dec. 30, 2012, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Senate Minority Whip Jon Ky...

Former Sen. Jon Kyl steps back into spotlight with federal appointment

Former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl stepped away from the Senate a handful of years ago, but willingly returned Tuesday, when he was appointed replacement for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain.
6 years ago
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Gov. Doug Ducey appoints Jon Kyl as replacement for Sen. John McCain

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that he would appoint former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl as the replacement for the late Sen. John McCain.
6 years ago

Presidents Bush, Obama deliver moving tributes to Sen. John McCain

The late Sen. John McCain was eulogized as an American hero at a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday. Among those chosen to speak were former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
6 years ago

Read Meghan McCain’s emotional tribute to her father, in her own words

Meghan McCain delivered an emotional tribute about her father, the late Sen. John McCain, at a memorial service in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Here it is, in full.
6 years ago

Phoenix-area health care providers deployed to DC for McCain services

Four health care providers from Arizona were deployed to Washington, D.C. on Friday to provide medical support during the lying-in state of the late Sen. John McCain. 
6 years ago
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Poll: Arizonans prefer US Senate pick in mold of McCain, not Trump

A clear majority of Arizonans want Gov. Doug Ducey to appoint a replacement for John McCain in the mold of the longtime senator, and doing so would help Ducey's re-election chances, according to a new poll.
6 years ago