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CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Party

Republican

 

Home

2211 East Camelback Road, , Phoenix, AZ 85016 USA

Website

Link

Facebook

Born

8/29/1936

Died

Alive

Database Record

Entered on 7/20/2006, Updated 10/27/2013

Biography

John Sidney McCain III U.S. Senator John McCain has a long career of public service. After graduating from the Naval Academy in 1958, John McCain began his career as a Naval aviator. In 1982, he was elected to Congress representing what was then the first congressional district of Arizona. In 1986, he was elected to the United States Senate to take the place of Arizona's great Senator Barry Goldwater. Senator McCain is currently the senior senator from Arizona. In 2000, McCain ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for President of the United States. He is currently the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and serves on the Armed Services, and Indian Affairs Committees. Senator McCain has seven children and four grandchildren. He and his wife, Cindy, reside in Phoenix.

Sources


NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

3/6/2014

Poll

McCain Least Popular Senator in Country

9/6/2013

General

Map: All the Countries John McCain Has Wanted to Attack

9/13/2013

Speculative

McCain hints at retirement in 2016

9/6/2013

Video

Watch: McCain Says 'Maybe We Should Legalize' Marijuana, Cites Economics and Mexican Cartels

9/3/2013

Idiocy

McCain Caught Playing Poker During Syria Hearing: ‘Worst Of All I Lost!’

5/30/2013

News

McCain: ‘Regrettable’ if photo was taken with Syrian rebel kidnappers

11/19/2012

General

Mad as hell: McCain flip flops from Bush to Obama

11/15/2012

News

Once again, Barack Obama vs. John McCain

9/30/2012

News

McCain calls Obama 'inept' and 'ignorant' in reaction to Libya attack

7/26/2012

Commentary

Once a Rebel, McCain Now Walks the Party Line

7/23/2012

News

Tea party leader says all Muslims a ‘threat’ to U.S.; seeks recall of McCain

7/18/2012

News

McCain defends Weiner's wife from attack by Bachmann

7/9/2012

General

McCain: How many more have to die in Syria?

6/14/2012

General

Obama snubbed me, says McCain

6/19/2011

News

McCain blames some Arizona wildfires on illegal immigrants

4/18/2010

News

McCain Proposes Indefinite Detention Without Trial for Citizens

5/11/2011

Op-Ed by Candidate

Bin Laden’s death and the debate over torture

2/24/2011

News

John McCain ranked most conservative senator in 2010

1/14/2011

Op-Ed by Candidate

After the shootings, Obama reminds the nation of the golden rule [by John McCain]

1/6/2011

Statement

McCain: 'Don't ask' repeal will work

12/20/2010

Commentary

How is John McCain's brain functioning?

12/19/2010

General

After McCain flares up, Senate's cooler heads prevail

5/1/2002

Opinion

The Big Switch: Why Democrats should draft John McCain in 2004 - and why he should let them.

4/22/2010

Commentary

Eulogy for John McCain's lost integrity

4/5/2010

Amusing

McCain 'never considered myself a maverick'

3/22/2010

General

McCain: Don't expect GOP cooperation on legislation for the rest of this year

2/23/2010

General

Barney Frank: John McCain's TARP claim 'cowardly'

2/22/2010

Blog Entry

John McCain Didn’t Understand The TARP Legislation At All In Any Way

2/11/2010

General

McCain knocks Obama in defense of Palin's crib notes

2/1/2010

General

Harry Reid to John McCain: 2008 'is over'

1/27/2010

General

McCain seen mouthing ‘blame it on Bush’ when Obama outlines the problems he inherited.

8/27/2009

News

McCain speaks with angry crowd at Ariz. town hall

8/19/2009

Analysis

McCain: Maverick no more?

8/2/2009

News

McCain undecided on vote for Sotomayor

6/21/2009

News

McCain: Obama has 'done well' as president so far

4/24/2009

Idiocy

John McCain says 9-11 terrorists came from Canada

12/14/2008

General

McCain scolds GOP for whacking Obama

12/13/2008

Humor

McCain Stares At Screen, Attempts To Write Family Christmas Letter

11/1/2008

Video

John McCain appears on 'Saturday Night Live'

10/28/2008

Event

Pre-emptive ejection: Audience members removed at McCain rally in Cedar Falls

10/24/2008

Commentary

Tragic Flaw

10/23/2008

Study

Could McCain die in office? It's possible, expert says

10/23/2008

Event

McCain might skip his own election-night party

10/20/2008

Blog Entry

Muslim McCain Fans Confront Intolerance At Rally

10/15/2008

Humor

McCain: The Fundamentals of Madonna’s Marriage are Strong

10/15/2008

News

The separate peace of John and Carol

10/12/2008

General

McCain helped businessman buy Fort Ord land for a fraction of its market value

10/13/2008

General

McCain abandons plan for new tax cuts

10/13/2008

General

No New Economic Proposal Expected From McCain

10/11/2008

Profile

Make-Believe Maverick

10/10/2008

News

McCain Camp Defends the Behavior?

10/7/2008

Commentary

McCain's bold new mortgage plan isn't new

10/2/2008

Satire

Scandal: McCain Won Miss Congeniality Of U.S. Senate In 2000, 2003

9/29/2008

News

Welcome to McCain's Bar & Grill

10/1/2008

Blog Entry

New McCain Ad Slices And Dices Obama Quote To Falsely Suggest Obama Echoed McCain

9/27/2008

General

For McCain and Team, a Host of Ties to Gambling

9/25/2008

Blog Entry

Home of the Whopper [McCain-Palin Nashville HQ]

9/25/2008

Analysis

McCain Leaps Into a Thicket

9/25/2008

Humor

Slate predicts McCain's next 10 Hail Mary stunts.

9/24/2008

Satire

McCain Delays Debate to Lengthen Legs

9/24/2008

Event

EXCLUSIVE: LETTERMAN MOCKS MCCAIN CANCELLATION

9/24/2008

News

McCain wants to delay debate because of economic crisis

9/23/2008

Scandal

McCain Aide’s Firm Was Paid by Freddie Mac

9/23/2008

Commentary

McCain Loses His Head

9/21/2008

General

Brazilian beauty recalls hot Rio affair with young John McCain

9/22/2008

General

McCain camp criticism rife with errors

9/21/2008

News

All the Candidates’ Cars

9/20/2008

Editorial

John McCain's hot air

9/19/2008

Legal Ruling

Judge says McCain is a 'natural born citizen'

9/19/2008

News

McCain Acknowledges the "Lights Over Arizona" Were UFOs

9/17/2008

Event

McPalin town hall was pre-ticketed

9/17/2008

Opinion

The McCain of the Week

9/17/2008

Analysis

McCain Embraces Regulation After Many Years of Opposition

9/16/2008

General

Adviser says McCain helped create the BlackBerry

9/16/2008

Opinion

The Ugly New McCain

9/13/2008

News

McCain-Palin Crowd-Size Estimates Not Backed by Officials

9/14/2008

Editorial

Campaign of lies disgraces McCain

9/7/2008

General

McCain's history of hot temper raises concerns

9/4/2008

News

McCain says knows how to capture bin Laden

9/1/2008

News

McCain raises $47 million in August

8/29/2008

Blog Entry

McCain: Iraq is a Peaceful, Stable Country

8/22/2008

Commentary

Howard Fineman: McCain “in danger of trivializing” POW past

8/22/2008

Commentary

Robin Leach on the lifestyles of the rich and political -- John McCain

8/21/2008

General

McCain unsure how many houses he owns

8/21/2008

News

McCain On Reinstituting A Military Draft: ‘I Don’t Disagree’

8/19/2008

News

McCain Attended Zero Afghanistan Hearings In Last Two Years

8/18/2008

News

John McCain, 1973: 'A Lot of My Captors Were Homosexuals'

8/13/2008

General

While Aide Advised McCain, His Firm Lobbied for Georgia

8/5/2008

Opinion

McCain’s Green-Eyed Monster

8/7/2008

Commentary

Win Points for McCain!

8/6/2008

Speech

McCain Calls for “Economic Surge”

8/4/2008

Commentary

McCain opts out of hard truths

7/30/2008

Profile

McCain's Cowboy Persona

7/29/2008

General

McCain backs off his no-new-tax pledge

7/27/2008

Report

Industry Gushed Money After Reversal on Drilling

7/28/2008

News

McCain has mole removed

7/28/2008

Blog Entry

John McCain on the Gas Tax

7/27/2008

News

McCain backs ban on affirmative action in Arizona

7/25/2008

Editorial

Why the New York Times were right to reject John McCain's article

7/24/2008

News

McCain visits German restaurant in Ohio

7/22/2008

General

McCain gaffes pile up; critics pile on

7/22/2008

Humor

McCain Makes Historic First Visit to Internet

7/21/2008

Blog Entry

Drudge: NY Times Rejected McCain Op/Ed

7/22/2008

Commentary

Free Ride: Inside The Media's Love Affair With McCain

7/21/2008

News

Facing Criticism, McCain Clarifies His Statement on Gay Adoption

7/16/2008

Speech

McCain again cites current events in 'Czechoslovakia'

7/16/2008

General

McCain at NAACP pledges more education options

7/14/2008

Oops

Another McCain Co-Chair Bites the Dust

7/13/2008

News

Reagans weren't happy with McCain's divorce

7/11/2008

Analysis

A Hint of New Life to a McCain Birth Issue

7/9/2008

Editorial

Will the real John McCain please stand up?

7/9/2008

Blog Entry

Cap-And-Fade

7/8/2008

General

Voter advocacy group's board boots McCain

7/8/2008

News

Skepticism on McCain Plan to Balance Budget by 2013

7/6/2008

General

McCain Battles a Nemesis, the Teleprompter

7/1/2008

News

Cochran recounts McCain dustup with the Sandinistas

6/30/2008

News

Political Play: McCain recalls loss on "Jeopardy"

6/27/2008

News

McCain's Legislative History Clashes With Support for River He Calls a 'National Treasure'

6/26/2008

General

John McCain doesn't work weekends

6/25/2008

News

McCain says only World War III would justify draft

6/23/2008

Endorsement

McCain gets backing from former Vietnam jailer

6/22/2008

Analysis

Two Republican Contenders [Dole, McCain] Whose Similarities Are Mostly Skin Deep

6/19/2008

News

McCain Hinting At ANWR Reversal?

6/19/2008

Analysis

McCain's support among GOP women shows cracks

6/18/2008

General

Can McCain deliver his home state?

6/18/2008

Opinion

Three Questions for McCain

6/17/2008

Analysis

How Close McCain Is to Bush Depends on the Issue

6/17/2008

Blog Entry

Depends on the definition of the word 'mandatory': John McCain doesn't appear to understand his own emissions plan

6/16/2008

News

Depends on the definition of the word 'mandatory'

6/16/2008

News

[McCain:] Drill Away

6/15/2008

News

John McCain cancels tainted fundraising event

6/14/2008

News

McCain: It can be “tough” to be proud of USA

6/13/2008

News

McCains report more than $100,000 in credit card debt

6/13/2008

Opinion

The Press Corps' Unshakeable Crush on McCain

6/11/2008

Video

McCain Admits He Doesn't Know How to Use a Computer

6/10/2008

News

McCain: 'I will veto every single beer'

6/9/2008

Speech

McCain DID deliver line tweaking press

6/9/2008

News

The wife U.S. Republican John McCain callously left behind

6/6/2008

News

McCain says he won't run from Bush

6/8/2008

Scandal

McCain's first wife - disfigured and left for a younger blonde

6/6/2008

Blog Entry

McCain Aims For Age Backlash Among Seniors

6/3/2008

Statement

McCain: I'd Spy on Americans Secretly, Too

5/29/2008

Profile

Power and Politics Attracted McCain to the Senate

5/28/2008

Commentary

Worse Than Bush - When it comes to foreign policy, McCain is more of a neocon than the president.

5/27/2008

Analysis

McCain economic policy shaped by lobbyist

5/23/2008

News

McCain appears cancer-free, healthy

5/22/2008

News

McCain to limit reporters' access to his medical records

5/22/2008

General

Talk show host needles McCain on gay marriage

5/21/2008

News

Keeping Vow on Obama, McCain Adviser Resigns

5/20/2008

Announcement

McCain Has Record Fundraising Month

5/18/2008

Blog Entry

McCain's national finance co-chair resigns

5/16/2008

News

[Carly] Fiorina's new role trades on time at HP

5/16/2008

Blog Entry

Flashback: McCain Endorsed Negotiating With Hamas Two Years Ago

5/15/2008

News

McCain: Iraq War Can Be Won By 2013

5/12/2008

Opinion

McCain's Christian Problem

5/11/2008

Scandal

A Convention Quandary: McCain's Convention Chair Worked for Burma's Military Junta

5/8/2008

Humor

McCain wants 'Office' star for VP

2/8/2008

News

McCain's Beef with Bears?—Pork

5/2/2008

Statement

McCain clarifies remark about oil, Iraq war

5/2/2008

News

MN Gov. Pawlenty Questions McCain's Stance on Bridge Collapse

4/30/2008

News

The McCain Hezbollah "Connection"

5/1/2008

News

McCain fields audience question on whether he called wife an expletive

4/29/2008

Blog Entry

McCain: Guilt-By-Association For Thee, Not For Me

4/26/2008

Report

McCain frequently used wife’s jet for little cost

4/25/2008

Amusing

McCain and Hatch, ‘together forever’

4/23/2008

News

McCain opposes equal pay bill in Senate

4/23/2008

General

John McCain gets tax-free disability pension: The disclosure of the Navy benefit for injuries incurred as a Vietnam POW may raise fitness questions.

4/22/2008

News

A Developer, His Deals and His Ties to McCain

4/21/2008

Strategy

McCain exits campaign money race

4/21/2008

Analysis

Election Year Folly - Mr. McCain's irresponsible economic plan

4/15/2008

Amusing

McCain: Triskaidekaphobic!

4/14/2008

Analysis

McCain: More conservative than his image

4/11/2008

News

McCain Revises Proposals for Families in Economic Crisis

4/10/2008

Blog Entry

Will McCain Condemn Bush’s Army Tour Reduction?

4/6/2008

Blog Entry

McCain Continues To Insist Sadr Initiated Cease-Fire

4/4/2008

News

McCain Apologizes for Opposing MLK Holiday

3/31/2008

News

McCain Faces Test in Wooing Elite Donors

3/26/2008

Opinion

The Maverick and the Media

3/20/2008

Oops

Lieberman corrects McCain's Purim gaffe

3/26/2008

Blog Entry

FLASHBACK: As McCain Calls For Collegiality With Allies, He Forgets His Condescending French-Bashing

3/26/2008

General

Why we should fear a McCain presidency

3/17/2008

Analysis

What Is McCain's Economic Agenda?

3/18/2008

Speech

A McCain Gaffe in Jordan

3/15/2008

Commentary

Rod Parsley’s Free Pass: Jeremiah Wright gets torched, while McCain’s “spiritual adviser” offends with impunity

3/14/2008

Blog Entry

Sir John McCain

3/11/2008

Humor

McCain Wins Bush Endorsement for Presidency: He Will 'Destroy the US Economy Like I Have!'

3/7/2008

News

McCain Irked by Questions About 2004 Veep Talks

3/3/2008

Analysis

On Signature Issues, McCain Has Shown Some Inconsistencies in the Senate

2/28/2008

Speech

McCain Goofs, Calls Himself a Liberal

2/28/2008

General

McCain’s Canal Zone Birth Prompts Queries About Whether That Rules Him Out

2/27/2008

News

Loans Could Paint McCain Into Corner

2/27/2008

News

Pro-Israel evangelical leader John Hagee endorses McCain

2/25/2008

Blog Entry

McCain: "The War Will Be Over Soon"

2/23/2008

News

McCain story rallies Right

2/22/2008

Statement

Paxson Contradicts McCain Campaign on Meetings

2/29/2000

News

Private life shaped candidate as much as public

2/20/2008

News

For McCain, Self-Confidence on Ethics Poses Its Own Risk

2/14/2008

Speculative

McCain resignation talk swirls, Pederson, Barrett, Shadegg, Flake among possible contenders

2/13/2008

Blog Entry

Senator McCain Condemns Torture -- But Votes Against the Bill That Would Prevent It

2/13/2008

Blog Entry

Don't Worry

2/13/2008

Blog Entry

McCain thinks it’s ‘insulting’ to care about the length of the occupation

2/11/2008

Endorsement

Bauer endorses McCain

2/10/2008

News

McCain a true conservative, Bush says

1/28/2008

Commentary

Don't be fooled by the myth of John McCain

4/14/2006

Profile

America's Best Senators - John McCain: The Mainstreamer

1/22/2008

Opinion

Why McCain Needs to Be Stopped

1/11/2008

Blog Entry

John McCain: Natural Born Citizen?

1/6/2008

Blog Entry

McCain: I would have started Iraq war regardless of WMD

1/1/2008

Commentary

McCain's Free Pass On Flip-Flops

12/31/2007

General

McCain's Unlikely Ties to K Street

12/17/2007

News

McCain Basks in Ex-Dem Lieberman Support

11/13/2007

Blog Entry

Full Video: McCain Says Supporter's "Bitch" Query About Hillary Is "An Excellent Question"

9/29/2007

News

McCain: No Muslim president, U.S. better with Christian one

9/16/2007

News

McCain: I'm a Baptist

9/3/2007

Speech

McCain: Step up drug war

7/25/2007

News

McCain Campaign Is Dealt New Blow as Media Team Resigns

7/18/2007

News

McCain snaps: ‘Finished’ discussing campaign

7/10/2007

News

McCain campaign suffers key shakeups

7/3/2007

News

McCain Again Falls Short of Cash Goals

6/25/2007

Speculative

McCain could pull out of race by autumn

5/22/2007

Editorial

McCain's temper back on campaign's front-burner

4/19/2007

Speech

Unplugged McCain sings 'bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran'

4/11/2007

General

McCain campaign to cut back on staff

4/9/2007

General

McCain tries to restart presidential campaign

4/4/2007

Blog Entry

McCain to Re-Launch Campaign

4/3/2007

News

McCain Denies Secret Overture to Kerry

3/29/2007

Speculative

Democrats say McCain nearly abandoned GOP

3/27/2007

Oops

Hacking John McCain

3/10/2007

Speech

McCain: GOP to blame for losing election

2/19/2007

Speech

McCain: Rumsfeld is one of the worst defense secretaries

2/16/2007

News

Back at Home, McCain Annoys the G.O.P. Right

2/7/2007

Blog Entry

Confidence Man

1/16/2007

Blog Entry

McCain: trouble with the far-right vote

12/19/2006

News

In South Carolina, McCain seeks reversal

10/18/2006

Statement

McCain: "I'd just commit suicide" if Democrats take control of Senate

9/17/2006

General

McCain, in New Hampshire, Gets an Earful From the Right

9/10/2006

News

McCain says Guantanamo has hit image of U.S. hard

8/28/2006

Blog Entry

Dan Hoover: McCain bandwagon

8/29/2006

News

McCain doesn't rule out Bob Jones visit

8/15/2006

Amusing

John McCain Breaks McCain-Feingold Law

5/19/2006

News

McCain heckled at commencement speech

4/15/2006

News

McCain's lettuce-picking remarks yield unwanted green

4/4/2006

Speech

Labor leaders boo McCain on immigration, Iraq

3/28/2006

Event

McCain to speak at Liberty graduation

3/11/2006

News

McCain sees Bush suffering hard times

2/8/2006

News

McCain, Obama Agree to Stop Bickering

2/7/2006

Press Release

MCCAIN RELEASES LETTER TO OBAMA

1/27/2006

News

[AZ Sen] McCain Still Concerned About Guantanamo

1/16/2006

Press Release

DNC: McCain's Baggage Taints MLK Day Celebration

11/15/2005

Opinion

McCain: Pentagon spending 'unsustainable'

11/13/2005

News

McCain: Torture Ban Needed for U.S. Image

11/5/2005

News

McCain vows to add torture ban to all major Senate legislation

6/20/2005

Interview

McCain disputes Cheney on Iraq

6/1/2005

News

Mobilizing for 2008 bid, McCain heads to Michigan

5/25/2005

News

McCain eclipses Frist...

12/14/2004

News

McCain's high-profile role on steroids in baseball stirs talk of presidential bid

12/13/2004

News

McCain says he has 'no confidence' in secretary of defense

11/21/2004

News

McCain Not Ruling Out Run for President

6/17/2004

News

McCain, Bush Begin to Mend Ties

4/13/2004

News

Senator's Wife, Cindy McCain has stroke

4/3/2004

News

Maverick McCain rips GOP

3/10/2004

News

McCain blasts Democratic funding

2/22/2004

News

McCain Fights Old Foe Who Now Fights Kerry

11/30/2003

News

McCain: Congress spending money 'like a drunken sailor'


ELECTIONS

1/3/2011

Armed Services Chairperson

R

Lost 46.15%

11/2/2010

AZ US Senate

R

Won 58.86%

8/24/2010

AZ US Senate - R Primary

R

Won 56.25%

1/3/2009

Armed Services Chairperson

R

Lost 42.86%

12/15/2008

US President

R

Lost 32.16%

11/4/2008

US President - Popular Vote

R

Lost 45.66%

11/4/2008

NM US President - CD3

R

Lost 37.79%

11/4/2008

NM US President - CD1

R

Lost 39.64%

11/4/2008

NM US President - CD2

R

Won 49.97%

11/4/2008

Jefferson President

R

Won 50.83%

11/4/2008

GU US President

R

Lost 37.00%

9/21/2008

NY US President - IDP Nomination

Ice

Won 88.00%

9/3/2008

US President - R Convention

R

Won 99.28%

6/3/2008

US President - R Primaries

R

Won 46.49%

6/3/2008

US President - D Primaries

D

Lost 0.00%

3/4/2008

VT US President - LBU Primary

LBU

Lost 0.25%

2/24/2008

PR US President - R Caucus

R

Won 90.82%

2/9/2008

WA US President - R Caucus

R

Won 25.74%

1/8/2008

NH US Vice President - D Primary

D

Lost 0.27%

1/8/2008

NH US Vice President - R Primary

R

Lost 6.68%

8/11/2007

Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll

R

Lost 0.71%

1/3/2007

Armed Services Ranking Member

R

Won 100.00%

11/2/2004

AZ US Senate

R

Won 76.74%

9/7/2004

AZ US Senate - R Primary

R

Won 100.00%

3/2/2004

MN US President - IP Caucus

MNI

Lost 1.10%

1/4/2003

Armed Services Seat 1

R

Won 100.00%

8/3/2000

US President - R Convention

R

Lost 0.05%

7/1/2000

US President - D Primaries

D

Lost 0.02%

7/1/2000

US President - R Primaries

R

Lost 31.23%

3/7/2000

CA US President - I Primary

R

Won 38.03%

2/29/2000

WA US President - I Primary

R

Won 40.08%

2/1/2000

NH US Vice President - D Primary

D

Lost 1.34%

2/1/2000

NH US Vice President - R Primary

R

Lost 5.44%

11/3/1998

AZ US Senate

R

Won 68.74%

9/8/1998

AZ US Senate- R Primary

R

Won 99.73%

11/3/1992

AZ US Senate

R

Won 55.82%

9/8/1992

AZ US Senate- R Primary

R

Won 100.00%

1/3/1989

NRSC Chairman

R

Lost 37.78%

11/4/1986

AZ US Senate

R

Won 60.48%

11/6/1984

AZ District 1

R

Won 78.08%

11/2/1982

AZ District 1

R

Won 65.90%

9/7/1982

AZ District 1 - R Primary

R

Won 31.82%


FAMILY

Mother

Roberta Wright McCain

Spouse

Cindy Hensley McCain (5/17/1980 to  )

Child

Meghan McCain

Spouse

Carol Shepp Swanson McCain (7/3/1965 to 4/2/1980)

Child

Sidney McCain

Child

John Sidney "Jack" McCain, IV

Child

James "Jimmy" McCain

Child

Bridget McCain


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