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John McCain: American politician and military officer
John Sidney McCain III was an American politician 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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Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden [Video]

Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain, widow of late Arizona Senator John McCain, announced her endorsement of Joe Biden on Tuesday.

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Cindy McCain Endorses Joe Biden [Video]

Cindy McCain Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, is set to endorse Democrat Joe Biden. The endorsement would follow McCain's appearance in a video about Biden's relationship with her late..

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Cindy McCain endorses Biden, Trump rallies in PA [Video]

Cindy McCain endorses Biden, Trump rallies in PA

Cindy McCain, the widow of Senator John McCain, on Tuesday became the latest prominent Republican voice to back Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in his bid to wrest the White House from..

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Cindy McCain To Endorse Joe Biden [Video]

Cindy McCain To Endorse Joe Biden

FilmMagic/FilmMagic for U.S.VETS Cindy McCain, the wife of the late GOP Sen. John McCain of Arizona, is set to formally endorse Joe Biden for president, he announced during a fundraiser Tuesday...

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Trump denies calling war dead 'losers' and 'suckers' [Video]

Trump denies calling war dead 'losers' and 'suckers'

US President Donald Trump has dismissed as a 'hoax' an Atlantic magazinearticle claiming he called US war dead 'losers' and 'suckers' in November2018, as he was set to visit the Aisne-Marne American..

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Palin's Hopes For Harris [Video]

Palin's Hopes For Harris

On Tuesday, Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden named Kamala Harris his running mate. It's the first time since 2008 that a woman was named the Vice Presidential nominee on a major party ticket...

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'There's no cure for this' | Tampa dad diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer [Video]

'There's no cure for this' | Tampa dad diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer

His family says it is the same type of brain cancer that John McCain had battled. Don's family is now looking to stay positive and "think of the best quality of life and the best treatment options."

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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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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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Trump vehemently 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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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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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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Full interview: John McCain, January 29

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, criticized the execution of President Trump's immigration ban as a "confused process," and weighed in on the reorganization of the the National Security Council, which now..
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McCain says immigration ban "will probably give ISIS more propaganda"

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, criticized the execution of President Trump's immigration ban as a "confused process."
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Bannon's National Security Council spot is "radical departure" from history, McCain says

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, says he is concerned about the "diminished" role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff following the Trump administration's reorganization of the National Security Council.
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McCain: U.S. can address ISIS and Assad "at the same time"

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona says he disagrees with Secretary Tillerson that the U.S. should just concentrate on ISIS. "We can walk and chew gum. We have the capability to do both, the Senator adds."
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McCain: U.S. Senate shattered 200 years of tradition

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona says he regrets going nuclear to confirm Judge Gorsuch. "I think both parties will rue this day," the Senator argues. "It will drive to more liberal judges when the..
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McCain discusses the Secretary of State's trip to Moscow

Sen. John McCain appears on "Face the Nation" and discusses the Secretary of State's upcoming meetings with Russian officials.
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Sen. McCain says more Americans are killed in training than in action

Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain, R-Arizona, joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss the need to enhance military readiness.
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Sen. McCain calls North Korea one of the most serious national security crises we've faced

Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss tensions with North Korea.
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Sen. McCain on North Korea and enhancing military readiness

Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain, R-Arizona, joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss North Korea and the United States' military readiness.
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McCain weighs in on the GOP's health care legislative process

Arizona Sen. John McCain discusses the latest GOP attempt to repeal Obamacare during an appearance on Face the Nation on September 17, 2017.
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Sadler's McCain comments are "disgusting," says Sen. Lindsey Graham

For an interview to air Sunday on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan spoke with Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina. Graham was responding to comments made by a staffer that McCain's opposition to..
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Mark Salter, Sen. John McCain's co-author, on the trajectory of the GOP

Mark Salter, a former adviser and speechwriter to Sen. John McCain, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the book he wrote with McCain about McCain's life entitled "The Restless Wave."
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Sen. John McCain on his "respect" for Hillary Clinton

In 2014 on "Face the Nation," Sen. John McCain, the Arizona senator who died on August 25, 2018, said he "respects" then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. "We have had disagreements on a number of..
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Sen. John McCain reflects on his friendship with Sen. Ted Kennedy

In this 2015 clip, Sen. John McCain, who died on August 25, 2018, reflects on his friendship with Sen. Ted Kennedy during their time in Congress.
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Sen. John McCain condemns torture as "violations of the fundamental, basic human rights"

In 2014 on "Face the Nation," Sen. John McCain condemned torture as "violations of the fundamental, basic human rights." The Arizona senator died August 25, 2018.
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Kasich: There'll "never be another" McCain

In an interview Saturday with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan, Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich said there will "never be another John McCain." Kasich was among those invited to the late..
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Face The Nation - Karen Tumulty, Dan Balz, Michael Gerson

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on John McCain and his impact on U.S. politics.
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Face The Nation - Edward Wong, Margaret Talev, Kelsey Snell

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on our chat with John Kerry, President Donald Trump's tweets and memorial service of John McCain
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A look back at McCain's funeral proceedings

Sen. John McCain will be buried Sunday at the Naval Academy Cemetery after five days of funeral events in his honor. We take a look back at the speeches and eulogies honoring the senator.
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Glioblastoma: John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis

The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM - so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest form of brain cancer. That's what doctors are..
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Candidate McCain, Part 1

In separate interviews, the two parties' presidential nominees are questioned on the big issues, including the U.S. economy, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, energy policy and health care. Scott Pelley..
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Maverick From Arizona

Sen. John McCain was gaining recognition for challenging Republican and Senate party leadership to clean up Washington when Mike Wallace interviewed him in 1997.
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Revelations From The Campaign

Authors of a new book, "Game Change," and John McCain's former top campaign strategist reveal behind-the-scenes issues from the GOP and Democratic camps during the campaign. Anderson Cooper reports.
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Sen. John McCain: I've had the best life

In his final interview with 60 Minutes, Sen. John McCain gave thanks for a wonderful life
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The closest of friends: John McCain and Ted Kennedy

Sen. John McCain's reflections on his relationship with Sen. Ted Kennedy
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John McCain: "We're getting nothing done"

Not long after his cancer diagnosis, John McCain excoriated his fellow senators for not working across the aisle. "We're getting nothing done," he said.
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Sen. John McCain: The man in the arena

Lesley Stahl and Sen. John McCain's reflections on famed Teddy Roosevelt quote
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John McCain: The 2017 "60 Minutes" interview

Sen. John McCain died Saturday at the age of 81 after battling an aggressive form of brain cancer. Last September, weeks after the senator was diagnosed, Lesley Stahl interviewed McCain on his Arizona..
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Coons: Senate needs more bipartisan trust

Sen. Chris Coons tells 60 Minutes he looks to McCain and Biden's relationship
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