John McCain

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March 20, 2019 - 11:48 am
(KNX 1070) -- Cindy McCain reposted a Twitter message Tuesday that she received the same day President Donald Trump eviscerated her late husband John McCain via an intense Twitter-storm. The vile note called Cindy McCain a c**t said she was glad her husband was dead and said she hoped her daughter...
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AP
March 19, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Carrying a bitter personal feud beyond the grave, President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on the late Sen. John McCain on Tuesday, declaring he will "never" be a fan of the Vietnam war hero and longtime Republican lawmaker who died last year of brain cancer. "I was never a fan of John McCain,...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate. Kelly, 54, is a top...
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AP
December 14, 2018 - 9:52 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. Jon Kyl announced his resignation Friday from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, giving Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey a second opportunity to fill the slot. Kyl, 76, had said he was only serving through the end of the...
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Steve Futterman, CBS Correspondent
August 31, 2018 - 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people lined up for blocks outside the U.S. Capitol Friday to say goodbye to John McCain as officials, relatives and friends paid their tributes inside to the Vietnam hero and longtime senator lying in state under the majestic dome. Earlier, Vice President Mike Pence...
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AP
August 30, 2018 - 12:30 pm
(CBS News ) - Following a somber ceremony at the Arizona State Capitol on Wednesday, family, friends and political leaders are remembering Senator John McCain at his Arizona memorial service on Thursday. McCain died at the age of 81 last weekend after a battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive form...
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AP
August 29, 2018 - 12:00 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Cindy McCain pressed her face against the flag-draped casket of her husband, U.S. Sen. John McCain, on Wednesday and several of his children sobbed during the first of two services for the long-serving statesman and former prisoner of war before he is taken for the last time from the...
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Associated Press
August 28, 2018 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A proposal to rename the Senate's oldest office building for John McCain has received bipartisan support, but the effort appeared to slow Tuesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he will form a bipartisan panel to solicit ideas on the best way to honor the late...
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Associated Press
August 27, 2018 - 11:57 am
PHOENIX (AP/CBS News) — Sen. John McCain expressed his deep gratitude and love of country in his final letter and implored Americans to put aside "tribal rivlaries" and focus on what unites. Rick Davis, former presidential campaign manager for McCain who is serving as a family spokesman, read the...
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CBS News
August 27, 2018 - 7:48 am
(CBS News) - Late Monday afternoon, the flag flying at the White House was lowered to half staff to honor Sen. John McCain. It had been lowered to half staff Sunday but then raised to full staff again on Monday morning, even as the nation continued honoring McCain's life and legacy. The American...
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