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John McCain: American statesman and military officer
John Sidney McCain III was an American statesman and US Navy officer, who served as a United States Senator for Arizona from 1987 until his death in 2018. He previously served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for president of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama.

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Republicans on track to keep U.S. Senate majority [Video]

Republicans on track to keep U.S. Senate majority

[NFA] Republicans appeared poised to retain control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, after Senator Susan Collins defied political odds to win re-election in Maine and other Republican incumbents led..

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'We need an Arizona senator': Mark Kelly, leading race [Video]

'We need an Arizona senator': Mark Kelly, leading race

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly appeared poised to beat Republican Martha McSally in Arizona late Tuesday night, citing the late John McCain and his wife, a former lawmaker and gun violence survivor,..

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Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican' [Video]

Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican'

Jennifer Lawrence has joined the celebrities endorsing Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden after confessing she was once a "little Republican", who voted for late Senator John McCain over..

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Mark Kelly, winner of special election to fill McCain's seat, to be sworn in Wednesday as Arizona's new senator

Because he won a special election to fill the late Sen. John McCain's seat, Kelly will join the Senate weeks before the other 2020 senators-elect.
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'Time to get to work': Mark Kelly prepares to join Senate in early December, hopes to use John McCain's desk

Kelly is eligible to take the oath of office as soon as Arizona certifies its results and expects to take office in early December.
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Cindy McCain on President-elect Biden's transition and GOP reaction

Cindy McCain is a member of the Biden transition advisory board. Senator John McCain's widow was one of the highest profile Republicans to endorse Joe Biden. She joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about..
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Obama and the 2008 general election

60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft followed the first African-American presidential nominee as he took on Senator John McCain
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Cindy, Meghan McCain celebrate Biden win

cindy, meghan mccain celebrate biden win
Cindy and Meghan McCain, the wife and daughter of the late Sen. John McCaine (R-Ariz.), congratulated Joe Biden on being projected as the next president of the Untied States and celebrated President..
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US election: How John McCain helped seal Donald Trump's fate in Arizona

us election: how john mccain helped seal donald trump's fate in arizona
Out of America's 15 battleground states, it should have been a safe bet that Donald Trump would win the 11 electoral votes up for grabs in Arizona.The state, in the nation's southwest, has only once..
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Former astronaut Mark Kelly projected to win Senate seat in Arizona

"Our state doesn't need a Democrat senator or a Republican senator, we need an Arizona senator. A senator like John McCain," Kelly said ahead of his win.
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Will Trump give a concession speech or congratulate Biden? If not, he'll break more than a century of tradition

Concession speeches often touch on love of country over party. Among the most memorable was John McCain's concession to Barack Obama in 2008.
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Colorado police officer placed on leave over threatening Biden voters on Facebook

colorado police officer placed on leave over threatening biden voters on facebook
A Colorado police officer has been placed on leave after sharing a post on Facebook threatening Democrats and calling on supporters of Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenAides tried to get Trump to..
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Joe Biden makes history with total votes received, beating Barack Obama's record

The record was held by Barack Obama, who in the 2008 election received 69,498,516 votes when he beat John McCain, the late Republican senator.
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The Fighter, Collateral Damage, The Harvard Lampoon

From 2017, Lesley Stahl interviews John McCain; then, the U.S. fight against Chinese espionage ensnares innocent Americans; and, 60 Minutes goes inside the Harvard Lampoon
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Where today's GOP fits into Arizona's Republican past

The home of Barry Goldwater and John McCain, Arizona has long been a red state. John Dickerson on why are some of its Republicans now saying they will vote for Joe Biden.
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Trump wanted John McCain to apologize to him after the 2016 election, longtime aide says ...

trump wanted john mccain to apologize to him after the 2016 election, longtime aide says ...
Sen. John McCain, then Republican presidential candidate, walks past advisor Mark Salter, right, on his campaign bus in Greensboro, North Carolina, May 6, 2008. Jeff Chiu/AP Photo President Donald..
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Roberta McCain Dies at 108; Mother of the Senator and His Beacon

John McCain credited to her his will to survive as a prisoner of war. She later campaigned for him in his 2008 bid for the presidency.
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Roberta McCain, mother of late Senator John McCain, dies at 108

The mother of late Arizona Senator John McCain has died at the remarkable age of 108.
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John McCain's mother, Roberta McCain, dies at 108

"Honey, I've had a dream life, and it was all luck," Roberta McCain said in a 2008 interview with Vogue.
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Steve Schmidt on Sarah Palin's role in today's GOP

The Lincoln Project co-founder and former McCain adviser says Sarah Palin was "profoundly unfit" to be the Republican vice presidential nominee in 2008.
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The Lincoln Project's campaign against Trump

A group of longtime Republican strategists who have worked with the likes of John McCain and George W. Bush have launched a scorching campaign against the president. Lesley Stahl reports.
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60 Minutes goes inside the Lincoln Project

Former operatives for John McCain and George W. Bush are calling on Americans to vote for a Democrat in the presidential election. Sunday, Lesley Stahl reports on the Lincoln Project super PAC that's..
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The career-Republicans behind the Lincoln Project's anti-Trump ads

Former operatives for John McCain and George W. Bush are calling on Americans to vote for a Democrat in the presidential election. Sunday, Lesley Stahl reports on the Lincoln Project super PAC that's..
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How to survive coronavirus lockdowns: What I learned from inspiring POWs like John McCain

My community is under lockdown and I haven't seen my elderly mother since March. So I turned to the memoirs of POWs to glean some tips on surviving.
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Trump 'pisses' McSally off with McCain comments: Top moments from debate with Mark Kelly in battleground Arizona

McSally makes her strongest comments to date about the feud between the late U.S. Sen. John McCain and Trump; Kelly talks about his wife, Gabby Giffords.
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Trump upset over Atlantic article that suggests he disrespected troops, John McCain

President Trump returned from his Pennsylvania trip to the news of an article in The Atlantic, which suggests that he called fallen soldiers and late Senator John McCain losers. The alleged comments..
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Meghan McCain welcomes baby girl: 'The View' reveals newborn's patriotic name

Meghan McCain's father, the late Arizona Sen. John McCain, appears to have inspired his grandchild's patriotic moniker.
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Mark Kelly campaign launches first Snapchat AR lens for a Senate race

mark kelly campaign launches first snapchat ar lens for a senate race
As the Arizona Senate election heats up ahead of November, Democratic candidate Mark Kelly’s team launched its own Snapchat account on Wednesday, including the first custom Snapchat AR lens from a..
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US election 2020: Trump attacks McCain widow after Biden endorsement

The president said he was "never a fan" of the late Republican senator, who died of cancer in 2018.
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Cindy McCain urges suburban women to vote for Biden

"I think a lot of people like me and others, they're kind of suburban women​, are kind of misled a little bit and kind of sad about the direction the Republican Party is going," McCain said.
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Cindy McCain, wife of late Republican Senator John McCain, endorses Joe Biden for president

Cindy McCain, wife of late Republican Senator John McCain, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what led her to endorse Joe Biden, why she thinks he would be the right person for president and how she..
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Endorsing Biden, Cindy McCain cites Trump’s disparagement of military members.

The widow of Senator John McCain praised Joe Biden’s “character and integrity” and noted that both he and her family had children who had served in the military.
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Cindy McCain endorses Joe Biden for president

"Joe and I don't always agree on the issues, and I know he and John certainly had some passionate arguments, but he is a good and honest man," McCain tweeted. "He will lead us with dignity."
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Cindy McCain Endorses Biden, Citing Trump’s Disparagement of Troops

The widow of Senator John McCain praised Joe Biden’s “character and integrity” and noted that both he and her family had children who had served in the military.
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Race to the White House: Cindy McCain endorses Biden for president in rebuke of Trump

race to the white house: cindy mccain endorses biden for president in rebuke of trump
Cindy McCain endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for US president today in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the GOP's 2008 nominee.Trump has had a fraught relationship with members of John..
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Citing family friendship and character, Cindy McCain endorses Joe Biden

"It had nothing to do with John McCain at all," Cindy McCain said of her decision to endorse Joe Biden. This was about her.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham on Trump's alleged comments on troops, McCain

Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the president's alleged comments about U.S. troops and the late-Senator John McCain.
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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie on "The Takeout"

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie joins Major Garrett on "The Takeout" to discuss his career of public service, his appointment to head the VA, as well as suicide among veterans and President..
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Disparaging comments, advocacy reflect Trump's ambivalence toward military

disparaging comments, advocacy reflect trump's ambivalence toward military
WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump laid the groundwork in 1999 to run for president as the Reform Party candidate, he made a little-remembered attack on the person he saw as a rival in a possible general..
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The President cannot comprehend true patriotism

the president cannot comprehend true patriotism
(CNN)President Donald Trump may admire the military, but he has shown his contempt for the people who decide to join it and serve the nation -- a decision he seems to find utterly incomprehensible...
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Over 100 Ex-Staff Members for John McCain Endorse Joe Biden

The group endorsement of Mr. Biden is the latest effort from anti-Trump Republicans to lure conservatives and moderates away from the president, who often clashed with the former Arizona senator.
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Senator Martha McSally on the tight race to keep her Arizona seat

Arizona Republican Senator Martha McSally faces a tough race to win a full term against her Democratic opponent, former astronaut Mark Kelly. McSally joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss her..
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Cindy McCain highlights friendship between John McCain and Joe Biden

Cindy McCain, the widow of Senator John McCain, highlighted the friendship between her husband and Joe Biden in a video broadcast at the Democratic National Convention. Biden faced off against McCain..
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December 15: Hickenlooper, McCain, Durbin, Zarif

The latest on gun violence, negotiations with Iran, and the federal budget with Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad..
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Open: This is Face the Nation, December 15

The latest on gun violence, negotiations with Iran, and the federal budget with Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad..
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'Don't get muzzled': Sarah Palin shares the lessons she learned in 2008 with Kamala Harris

"Don't get muzzled – connect with media and voters in your own unique way," wrote Palin, who was often at odds with John McCain's campaign advisers.
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Sam Johnson, Congressman and Former P.O.W., Is Dead at 89

A much-decorated pilot held by the North Vietnamese for years, he would later criticize his fellow Republican Donald Trump for disparaging John McCain.
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Campaigning in a Crisis: Obama, McCain, Trump and Biden

Barack Obama and John McCain were rocked by a national emergency during the 2008 campaign, and their responses decided the race, aides say. There are lessons for Joseph R. Biden Jr. and President..
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Ann McBride Norton, First Woman to Run Common Cause, Dies at 75

In leading a watchdog group, she championed campaign finance reform. John McCain called her “our general and our strategist” in pushing that fight in Congress.
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Impeachment manager invokes McCain in a jab at Trump.

It is not the first time the impeachment managers have brought up the senator, who had been a fierce critic of the president.
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It’s still difficult to see Trump losing Iowa in November

it’s still difficult to see trump losing iowa in november
By Stuart Rothenberg Iowa gave Barack Obama a resounding 9.5-point victory over John McCain in 2008. Four years later, Obama’s margin shrunk to 5.8 points against Mitt Romney. But in 2016, something..
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Adam Schiff turns to John McCain to make his case.

Mr. McCain once warned that President Trump’s unusual relationship to Russia was like a centipede.
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Jimmy Carter hails John McCain's "commitment to the truth"

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke to "CBS This Morning" co-anchor John Dickerson about the life and legacy of Sen. John McCain
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