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  • Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:12:24 GMT
    FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

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    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

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  • Bill to keep McCain seat in GOP's hands on hold

    Bill to keep McCain seat in GOP's hands on hold

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:20:26 GMT
    FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    The original proposal passed the House with bipartisan support, but the Senate added an emergency clause to the bill this week.

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    The original proposal passed the House with bipartisan support, but the Senate added an emergency clause to the bill this week.

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  • AZ Sen. McCain recovering in hospital after surgery for intestinal infection

    AZ Sen. McCain recovering in hospital after surgery for intestinal infection

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:49:34 GMT
    FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain continues to undergo treatment in Arizona, but Meghan McCain said it's possible her father could return to Washington by the summer. (AP PhotoFILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain continues to undergo treatment in Arizona, but Meghan McCain said it's possible her father could return to Washington by the summer. (AP Photo
    FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain continues to undergo treatment in Arizona, but Meghan McCain said it's possible her father could return to Washington by the summer. (AP PhotoFILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain continues to undergo treatment in Arizona, but Meghan McCain said it's possible her father could return to Washington by the summer. (AP Photo

    Arizona’s Sen. John McCain, who is battling an aggressive brain tumor, had surgery over the weekend in Phoenix, his office said Monday.

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    Arizona’s Sen. John McCain, who is battling an aggressive brain tumor, had surgery over the weekend in Phoenix, his office said Monday.

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  • McCain penning 'no-holds-barred' memoir

    McCain penning 'no-holds-barred' memoir

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-03-28 15:15:17 GMT
    (Source: CNN File Photo)(Source: CNN File Photo)

    Sen. John McCain is penning "his most personal book in years" to be released this May, his publisher announced. 

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    Sen. John McCain is penning "his most personal book in years" to be released this May, his publisher announced. 

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  • Sen. John McCain has strong rebuke for President Trump

    Sen. John McCain has strong rebuke for President Trump

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-03-20 19:39:51 GMT
    John McCain, R-Ariz. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)John McCain, R-Ariz. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
    Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking to reporters during a meeting of the National Defense Authorization Act conferees, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking to reporters during a meeting of the National Defense Authorization Act conferees, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    "An American president does not lead the free world by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections." That was a part of a statement released by Arizona Senator John McCain after President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for winning re-election earlier this month.  

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    "An American president does not lead the free world by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections." That was a part of a statement released by Arizona Senator John McCain after President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for winning re-election earlier this month.  

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  • Meghan McCain shares photo of father during his absence from Washington

    Meghan McCain shares photo of father during his absence from Washington

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-03-20 15:39:45 GMT
    Meghan McCain tweeted a photo of her father Sunday, March 18, 2018, showing her and the Republican senator from Arizona together amid his absence from Capitol Hill. (Source: Meghan McCain/Twitter)Meghan McCain tweeted a photo of her father Sunday, March 18, 2018, showing her and the Republican senator from Arizona together amid his absence from Capitol Hill. (Source: Meghan McCain/Twitter)
    (Source: Meghan McCain/Twitter)(Source: Meghan McCain/Twitter)

    Meghan McCain tweeted a photo of her father Sunday, showing her and the Republican senator from Arizona together amid his absence from Capitol Hill. 

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    Meghan McCain tweeted a photo of her father Sunday, showing her and the Republican senator from Arizona together amid his absence from Capitol Hill. 

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  • Meghan McCain to Liz Cheney: 'My father doesn't need torture explained to him'

    Meghan McCain to Liz Cheney: 'My father doesn't need torture explained to him'

    Meghan McCain on Thursday defended her father, who was a Vietnam prisoner of war, against an attack from Liz Cheney, who tried justifying the CIA's enhanced interrogation program under her father's vice presidency. (Source: CNN)Meghan McCain on Thursday defended her father, who was a Vietnam prisoner of war, against an attack from Liz Cheney, who tried justifying the CIA's enhanced interrogation program under her father's vice presidency. (Source: CNN)

    Meghan McCain on Thursday defended her father, who was a Vietnam prisoner of war, against an attack from Liz Cheney, who tried justifying the CIA's enhanced interrogation program under her father's vice presidency.

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    Meghan McCain on Thursday defended her father, who was a Vietnam prisoner of war, against an attack from Liz Cheney, who tried justifying the CIA's enhanced interrogation program under her father's vice presidency.

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  • AZ Sen. John McCain plans to return to Washington soon, sources say

    AZ Sen. John McCain plans to return to Washington soon, sources say

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-01-02 19:16:01 GMT

    A specific date for McCain's return has not yet been determined. But in a statement announcing his decision to go to Arizona in December, his office said he was looking forward "to returning to Washington in January."

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    A specific date for McCain's return has not yet been determined. But in a statement announcing his decision to go to Arizona in December, his office said he was looking forward "to returning to Washington in January."

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  • Arizona Sen. John McCain one of the 'most admired' men in 2017

    Arizona Sen. John McCain one of the 'most admired' men in 2017

    Thursday, December 28 2017 7:52 AM EST2017-12-28 12:52:19 GMT
    According Gallup's recently released December poll, Arizona Sen. John McCain is one of the "most admired" men in 2017. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)According Gallup's recently released December poll, Arizona Sen. John McCain is one of the "most admired" men in 2017. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    According Gallup's recently released December poll, Arizona Sen. John McCain is one of the "most admired" men in 2017.

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    According Gallup's recently released December poll, Arizona Sen. John McCain is one of the "most admired" men in 2017.

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  • Cardinals' Fitzgerald writes Christmas tribute to John McCain

    Cardinals' Fitzgerald writes Christmas tribute to John McCain

    Monday, December 25 2017 10:48 PM EST2017-12-26 03:48:39 GMT
    Larry Fitzgerald, left, and Sen. John McCain, right. (Source: AP/CNN)Larry Fitzgerald, left, and Sen. John McCain, right. (Source: AP/CNN)

    Though not political, Fitzgerald said, he admires McCain for voting with his conscience, adding that it "can seem like a rare quality these days."

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    Though not political, Fitzgerald said, he admires McCain for voting with his conscience, adding that it "can seem like a rare quality these days."

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  • Phoenix City Council votes to name Sky Harbor's Terminal 3 for Sen. John McCain

    Phoenix City Council votes to name Sky Harbor's Terminal 3 for Sen. John McCain

    Thursday, December 21 2017 4:22 PM EST2017-12-21 21:22:25 GMT

    Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Terminal 3 will officially have a new name—the John S. McCain III Terminal.  

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    Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Terminal 3 will officially have a new name—the John S. McCain III Terminal.  

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  • Gov. Ducey sends harsh message to those pushing for McCain's seat

    Gov. Ducey sends harsh message to those pushing for McCain's seat

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 9:09 PM EST2017-12-21 02:09:57 GMT

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is sending a harsh message to politicians lobbying for him to appoint them to Sen. John McCain's seat should the ailing senator step down.  

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    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is sending a harsh message to politicians lobbying for him to appoint them to Sen. John McCain's seat should the ailing senator step down.  

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  • CNN poll: Sen. John McCain more popular among Dems than Republicans

    CNN poll: Sen. John McCain more popular among Dems than Republicans

    Tuesday, December 19 2017 4:08 PM EST2017-12-19 21:08:08 GMT

    By Sophie Tatum, CNN Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain is viewed more favorably by Democrats and independents than Republicans, a CNN Poll conducted by SSRS released Tuesday shows.

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    By Sophie Tatum, CNN Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain is viewed more favorably by Democrats and independents than Republicans, a CNN Poll conducted by SSRS released Tuesday shows.

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  • McCain says he's feeling well, vows return in January

    McCain says he's feeling well, vows return in January

    Monday, December 18 2017 2:56 PM EST2017-12-18 19:56:46 GMT
    In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday expressed thanks for the overwhelming support as he battles brain cancer, saying he is feeling well and looks forward to being back on the job in January.

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    Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday expressed thanks for the overwhelming support as he battles brain cancer, saying he is feeling well and looks forward to being back on the job in January.

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  • McCain returning home to Arizona, will likely miss tax vote

    McCain returning home to Arizona, will likely miss tax vote

    Monday, December 18 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-12-18 16:52:37 GMT
    FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Trump told reporters he had spoken to McCain's wife, Cindy, after her husband had spent about a week at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland.

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    Trump told reporters he had spoken to McCain's wife, Cindy, after her husband had spent about a week at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland.

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  • McCain, Cochran have health issues ahead of key tax vote

    McCain, Cochran have health issues ahead of key tax vote

    Friday, December 15 2017 9:28 AM EST2017-12-15 14:28:06 GMT
    McCain (Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)McCain (Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Republican leaders in the Senate are keeping a close eye on the health conditions of two senior members -- John McCain of Arizona and Thad Cochran of Mississippi -- ahead of a crucial vote on the GOP tax plan next week.

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    Republican leaders in the Senate are keeping a close eye on the health conditions of two senior members -- John McCain of Arizona and Thad Cochran of Mississippi -- ahead of a crucial vote on the GOP tax plan next week.

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  • John McCain described as increasingly frail, Senate sources say

    John McCain described as increasingly frail, Senate sources say

    Friday, December 15 2017 3:48 AM EST2017-12-15 08:48:21 GMT

    Sources in the Senate tell CNN they have been worried about Sen. John McCain recently, following a week when the Arizona Republican was kept from the Senate to address side effects from his brain cancer treatment. 

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    Sources in the Senate tell CNN they have been worried about Sen. John McCain recently, following a week when the Arizona Republican was kept from the Senate to address side effects from his brain cancer treatment. 

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  • Sen. John McCain back in hospital for cancer treatment

    Sen. John McCain back in hospital for cancer treatment

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 8:59 PM EST2017-12-14 01:59:32 GMT
    McCain (Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)McCain (Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Arizona Senator John McCain is back in the hospital for "normal side effects of his ongoing cancer therapy."

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    Arizona Senator John McCain is back in the hospital for "normal side effects of his ongoing cancer therapy."

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  • Biden consoles daughter of ailing Arizona Sen. John McCain

    Biden consoles daughter of ailing Arizona Sen. John McCain

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 6:49 PM EST2017-12-13 23:49:21 GMT
    Joe Biden and Meghan McCain shared an emotional moment Wednesday ABC's "The View" (Source: ABC)Joe Biden and Meghan McCain shared an emotional moment Wednesday ABC's "The View" (Source: ABC)

    Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's "The View." 

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    Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's "The View." 

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  • City Council votes to name Sky Harbor's Terminal 3 after John McCain

    City Council votes to name Sky Harbor's Terminal 3 after John McCain

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 9:05 PM EST2017-11-30 02:05:21 GMT

    The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday evening to formally name Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport after Sen. John McCain.

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    The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday evening to formally name Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport after Sen. John McCain.

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  • Meghan McCain gets married in Sedona

    Meghan McCain gets married in Sedona

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:37 PM EST2017-11-29 22:37:51 GMT
    Meghan McCain poses in the press room at the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards 27th Anniversary Gala at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in New York. (Source: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)Meghan McCain poses in the press room at the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards 27th Anniversary Gala at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in New York. (Source: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

    Meghan McCain, Sen. John McCain's daughter, tied the knot on Tuesday.

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    Meghan McCain, Sen. John McCain's daughter, tied the knot on Tuesday.

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  • Phoenix mayor wants Sky Harbor's Terminal 3 named for McCain

    Phoenix mayor wants Sky Harbor's Terminal 3 named for McCain

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:38 PM EST2017-11-29 22:38:54 GMT
    Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is proposing that a terminal of the city's airport should be named after Arizona Sen. John McCain. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is proposing that a terminal of the city's airport should be named after Arizona Sen. John McCain. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is proposing that a terminal of the city's airport should be named after Arizona Sen. John McCain.

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    Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is proposing that a terminal of the city's airport should be named after Arizona Sen. John McCain.

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  • Arizona Sen. John McCain honored for 63 years of service to nation

    Arizona Sen. John McCain honored for 63 years of service to nation

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:40 PM EST2017-11-29 22:40:05 GMT
    Arizona Sen. John McCain was honored at "Salute to the Chief" for his 63 years of service to the nation and U.S. Navy Wednesday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Arizona Sen. John McCain was honored at "Salute to the Chief" for his 63 years of service to the nation and U.S. Navy Wednesday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona Sen. John McCain was honored at "Salute to the Chief" for his 63 years of service to the nation and U.S. Navy Wednesday.

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    Arizona Sen. John McCain was honored at "Salute to the Chief" for his 63 years of service to the nation and U.S. Navy Wednesday.

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  • Sen. John McCain will remain in Senate as brain cancer treatment continues

    Sen. John McCain will remain in Senate as brain cancer treatment continues

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:07 PM EST2017-11-29 22:07:01 GMT
    (Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)(Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Following an MRI on Monday, Sen. John McCain will continue radiation and chemotherapy as part of his brain cancer treatment, as recommended by his doctors.

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    Following an MRI on Monday, Sen. John McCain will continue radiation and chemotherapy as part of his brain cancer treatment, as recommended by his doctors.

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  • The inspiring joy of John McCain

    The inspiring joy of John McCain

    Senator John McCain speaks to CNN on September 10, 2017. (Source: CNN)Senator John McCain speaks to CNN on September 10, 2017. (Source: CNN)

    Sen. John McCain has lost two campaigns for president. He spent almost six years in a North Vietnamese prison camp. He's had melanoma. He's come under attack from his own party. And, now, he is battling brain cancer. But, McCain isn't bitter. Instead, he's positively joyful.

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    Sen. John McCain has lost two campaigns for president. He spent almost six years in a North Vietnamese prison camp. He's had melanoma. He's come under attack from his own party. And, now, he is battling brain cancer. But, McCain isn't bitter. Instead, he's positively joyful.

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  • John McCain, battling brain cancer, returns to Senate

    John McCain, battling brain cancer, returns to Senate

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:54 PM EST2017-11-29 22:54:54 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., walks from his Senate office as Congress returns from the August recess in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., walks from his Senate office as Congress returns from the August recess in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Sen. John McCain declared himself ready for a rigorous Washington schedule after he returned to the Capitol following weeks-long treatment in his home state for brain cancer.

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    Sen. John McCain declared himself ready for a rigorous Washington schedule after he returned to the Capitol following weeks-long treatment in his home state for brain cancer.

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  • John McCain is McCaining all over the place these days

    John McCain is McCaining all over the place these days

    Aug 10, 2017 12:00 PM2017-11-29 22:57:00 GMT
    U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., raises a glass after touring the Wren House Brewery, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., raises a glass after touring the Wren House Brewery, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    John McCain has had a hell of a last month.

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    John McCain has had a hell of a last month.

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  • Cryptic calls, lip-reading and a thumbs-down: Behind McCain's dramatic vote

    Cryptic calls, lip-reading and a thumbs-down: Behind McCain's dramatic vote

    Jul 28, 2017 11:03 AM2017-11-29 22:59:10 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who returned to Capitol Hill this week after being diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer, smiles as he heads to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017 (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who returned to Capitol Hill this week after being diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer, smiles as he heads to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017 (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    In hindsight, it seems clear: McCain had made up his mind to vote "no" well before he walked into that chamber.

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    In hindsight, it seems clear: McCain had made up his mind to vote "no" well before he walked into that chamber.

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  • McCain, fighting cancer, turns on GOP and kills health bill

    McCain, fighting cancer, turns on GOP and kills health bill

    Friday, July 28 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-07-28 16:18:01 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. who returned to Capitol Hill this week after being diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer, smiles as he heads to the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017 (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. who returned to Capitol Hill this week after being diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer, smiles as he heads to the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017 (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Sen. John McCain appeared poised to be the savior of the GOP health bill when he returned to the Capitol earlier this week despite brain cancer. 

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    Sen. John McCain appeared poised to be the savior of the GOP health bill when he returned to the Capitol earlier this week despite brain cancer. 

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  • McCain’s ‘no’ vote kills ‘skinny repeal’ in early morning drama on Capitol Hill

    McCain’s ‘no’ vote kills ‘skinny repeal’ in early morning drama on Capitol Hill

    (Source: C-SPAN 2 via AP)(Source: C-SPAN 2 via AP)

    Dealing a serious blow to President Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s health care law. A key vote to defeat the measure was cast by Sen. John McCain.

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    Dealing a serious blow to President Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s health care law. A key vote to defeat the measure was cast by Sen. John McCain.

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  • John McCain won't back Graham-Cassidy bill, likely ending GOP health care push

    John McCain won't back Graham-Cassidy bill, likely ending GOP health care push

    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Sen. John McCain announced Friday that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, likely ending Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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    Sen. John McCain announced Friday that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, likely ending Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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  • VIDEO: McCain's sermon on how politics should be

    VIDEO: McCain's sermon on how politics should be

    Jul 25, 2017 06:50 PM2017-11-29 23:00:36 GMT
    Sen. John McCain returned to the Senate to cast one of the final and crucial votes on a procedural step to advance Republicans' plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Source: CNN)Sen. John McCain returned to the Senate to cast one of the final and crucial votes on a procedural step to advance Republicans' plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Source: CNN)

    In a Washington moment for the ages, Sen. John McCain claimed the role of an aging lion to try to save the Senate, composing a moving political aria for the chamber and the country that he loves

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    In a Washington moment for the ages, Sen. John McCain claimed the role of an aging lion to try to save the Senate, composing a moving political aria for the chamber and the country that he loves

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  • The absolutely remarkable life of John McCain

    The absolutely remarkable life of John McCain

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 6:04 PM EST2017-11-29 23:04:43 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, Oct. 27, 2008  (Source: AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)Sen. John McCain, Oct. 27, 2008 (Source: AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Sen. John McCain's story is amazing because he's been knocked down in ways big and small throughout his life. And he just keeps getting up.

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    Sen. John McCain's story is amazing because he's been knocked down in ways big and small throughout his life. And he just keeps getting up.

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  • McCain faces his greatest battle

    McCain faces his greatest battle

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:19 PM EST2017-11-29 22:19:08 GMT
    (Source: AP File Photo)(Source: AP File Photo)

    The Arizona Republican senator has often seemed indestructible, despite the best efforts of his Vietnam War jailers, an earlier bout with melanoma and a list of honorable political defeats. And now he has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

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    The Arizona Republican senator has often seemed indestructible, despite the best efforts of his Vietnam War jailers, an earlier bout with melanoma and a list of honorable political defeats. And now he has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

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  • McCain says 'I'll be back soon' as he battles brain cancer

    McCain says 'I'll be back soon' as he battles brain cancer

    Senator John McCain (3TV/CBS 5 file photo)Senator John McCain (3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    "I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support - unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!" McCain said in a tweet.

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    "I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support - unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!" McCain said in a tweet.

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  • Sen. John McCain easily wins 6th term

    Sen. John McCain easily wins 6th term

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 6:08 PM EST2017-11-29 23:08:02 GMT
    Sen. John McCain gives his victory speech in Phoenix. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Sen. John McCain gives his victory speech in Phoenix. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Sen. John McCain had little doubt that he was would prevail on Tuesday and it appears he will serve a sixth term in the U.S. Senate. 

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    Sen. John McCain had little doubt that he was would prevail on Tuesday and it appears he will serve a sixth term in the U.S. Senate. 

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  • McCain boots 'low-life scum' from hearing

    McCain boots 'low-life scum' from hearing

    Jan 29, 2015 06:30 PM2017-11-29 21:06:22 GMT
    'Get out of here, you low-life scum,' AZ Sen. John McCain told protesters at a 2015 hearing with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. (Source: CNN Politics via Vine)'Get out of here, you low-life scum,' AZ Sen. John McCain told protesters at a 2015 hearing with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. (Source: CNN Politics via Vine)

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain had harsh words for protesters who shouted criticism at 91-year-old Henry Kissinger at a hearing Thursday. "Get out of here, you low-life scum," the Arizona Republican told the protesters.

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    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain had harsh words for protesters who shouted criticism at 91-year-old Henry Kissinger at a hearing Thursday. "Get out of here, you low-life scum," the Arizona Republican told the protesters.

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