Stories tagged: John McCain
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
Thank you, Rep. Adam Smith and Sen. Maria Cantwell for following in Sen. McCain’s footsteps by exhibiting true bipartisanship and ensuring that the National Defense Authorization Act remains focused only …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
What if John McCain won the Washington primary in 2000 and went on to win the White House?
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
John McCain hadn’t been elected to the U.S. Senate when a fellow veteran and friend spotted him at the annual Navajo Nation Fair.
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 10 a.m.
Sen. John McCain’s widow on Tuesday said former Sen John Kyl will fill her late husband’s seat.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., never attained the presidency, but the funeral Saturday at the Washington National Cathedral had the feel of a presidential funeral, as has the week of ceremonial …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
It is a tragedy that McCain, the warrior-hero, should exit the stage just when his model of citizenship is so needed.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Sen. Charles Schumer’s proposal in recent days to rename the Russell Senate Office Building after Sen. John McCain has stirred fresh debate over the removal or renaming of historical markers …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
Text of Meghan McCain’s eulogy Saturday at Washington National Cathedral for her father, Sen. John McCain, as released by his office.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
John McCain’s daughter and two former presidents led a public rebuke of President Donald Trump’s divisive politics at the late senator’s memorial service Saturday in a call for a return …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
We lost two mavericks within a week. Last Saturday, we lost the legendary John McCain. On Tuesday, we lost his loyal sidekick, Sen. Lindsey O. Graham.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
John McCain is being remembered as a last lion of the Senate, with few others matching his stature. But the next generation of mavericks might come from the ranks of …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Congressional leaders saluted John McCain on Friday as a model of service in war and peace and “one of the bravest souls our nation has ever produced,” in a memorial …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
People waved American flags and campaign-style signs along the side of the road Thursday as a motorcade carrying Sen. John McCain’s body traveled from the state Capitol to a church …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
I’ll never forget the time the McCain delegation stopped in Budapest in 2014 on the way to a conference in Munich. We only spent five hours on the ground. But …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
State government offices were ordered to lower their flags to half-staff Monday and leave them there through the weekend to honor Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who died Saturday.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Never have we needed Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., more. He died Saturday after a heroic battle with brain cancer, which he bore without self-pity. He embodied time-honored virtues: courage, loyalty, …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Abraham Lincoln said, “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Sen. John McCain, …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
I couldn’t bring myself to write this piece until today. It’s not that I didn’t try. But something in my mind convinced my hands that if I put it off, …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Two former presidents are expected to speak at Sen. John McCain’s service and he will lie in state in both the nation’s capital and Arizona as part of a cross-country …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
John McCain, the six-term Arizona senator and the Republican presidential nominee in 2008, has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for his brain cancer, his family said Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
Sen. John McCain’s legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis. The six-term Senator and decorated Vietnam War veteran is now fighting …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
A West Wing aide who was dismissive of gravely ill Sen. John McCain during a closed-door meeting last month has left the White House.
Sat., May 12, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told staffers Friday that an aide’s recent comment about Sen. John McCain was inappropriate but shouldn’t have been leaked to the media.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
As in so much of the senator’s extraordinary life, rebellious Republican John McCain is facing this challenging chapter – battling brain cancer – in his own rule-breaking way, stirring up …
Sat., May 12, 2018
At long last, have they left no sense of decency? White House official Kelly Sadler, during a meeting Thursday, had this to say about Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., for opposing …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
A White House official dismissed a view expressed by Sen. John McCain about President Donald Trump’s CIA nominee, saying Thursday at a staff meeting that “it doesn’t matter” because “he’s …
Sat., May 5, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
Former Vice President Joe Biden consoled the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father’s cancer on ABC’s “The View.”
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Senate Republicans weighed scaling back the tax cuts in their massive package to secure crucial support as congressional analysts said Thursday the legislation would add $1 trillion to the deficit …