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  McCain, John
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AffiliationRepublican  
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NameJohn McCain
Address2211 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85016, United States
EmailNone
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Born August 29, 1936
Died Still Living (77 years)
ContributorClassical Liberal
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InfoJohn 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.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
05/17/2012-05/20/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 36.00% ( 5.0) 54.00% ( 6.0) 10.00% ( 1.0)
02/17/2012-02/19/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 41.00% ( 7.0) 48.00% ( 7.0) 11.00% ( 1.0)
11/17/2011-11/20/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 34.00% ( 0.0) 55.00% ( 2.0) 10.00% ( 3.0)
04/28/2011-05/01/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 34.00% ( 6.0) 53.00% ( 4.0) 13.00% ( 3.0)
01/28/2011-01/30/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 40.00% ( 6.0) 49.00% ( 6.0) 10.00% ( 1.0)
04/23/2010-04/25/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 34.00% ( 0.0) 55.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)
01/07/2010-01/22/2010 Behavior Research Center 41.00% ( 4.0) 52.00% ( 9.0) 7.00% ( 5.0)
11/12/2007-11/15/2007 Behavior Research Center 45.00% ( 18.0) 43.00% ( 15.0) 12.00% ( 3.0)
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 64.00% ( 3.0) 32.00% ( 4.0) 4.00% ( 1.0)
12/09/2005-12/11/2005 Survey USA 67.00% ( 0.0) 28.00% ( 2.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
Worth the Fighting for: A Memoir  Purchase RP 
McCain: The Myth of a Maverick  Purchase RP 
Faith of My Fathers  Purchase aztwinsmom 
Citizen McCain  Purchase RP 

EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 06, 2014 11:00am Poll McCain Least Popular Senator in Country  Article RP 
Sep 13, 2013 11:40am Speculative McCain hints at retirement in 2016  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 06, 2013 01:00pm Video Watch: McCain Says 'Maybe We Should Legalize' Marijuana, Cites Economics and Mexican Cartels  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 06, 2013 02:00am General Map: All the Countries John McCain Has Wanted to Attack  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 03, 2013 05:40pm Idiocy McCain Caught Playing Poker During Syria Hearing: ‘Worst Of All I Lost!’  Article Homegrown Democrat 
May 30, 2013 03:00pm News McCain: ‘Regrettable’ if photo was taken with Syrian rebel kidnappers   Article Brandon 

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FAMILY
Wife Cindy Hensley McCain May 17, 1980-
Wife Carol Shepp Swanson McCain Jul 03, 1965-Apr 02, 1980
Daughter Sidney McCain 1966-
Daughter Meghan McCain 1984-
Son John Sidney "Jack" McCain, IV 1986-
Son James "Jimmy" McCain 1988-
Daughter Bridget McCain 1991-
Mother Roberta Wright McCain 1912-
Stepson Douglas McCain 1959-
Stepson Andrew McCain 1962-

INFORMATION LINKS
John McCain for President  Discuss
National Organization of Ex-Hillary Clinton Supporters for John McCain  Discuss
Speech to the 2000 Republican National Convention  Discuss
RACES
  01/03/2011 Armed Services Chairperson Lost 46.15% (-7.69%)
  11/02/2010 AZ US Senate Won 58.86% (+24.21%)
  08/24/2010 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 56.25% (+24.19%)
  01/03/2009 Armed Services Chairperson Lost 42.86% (-14.29%)
  12/15/2008 US President Lost 32.16% (-35.69%)
  11/04/2008 US President - Popular Vote Lost 45.66% (-7.25%)
  11/04/2008 NM US President - CD2 Won 49.97% (+1.33%)
  11/04/2008 NM US President - CD3 Lost 37.79% (-23.22%)
  11/04/2008 NM US President - CD1 Lost 39.64% (-20.43%)
  11/04/2008 Jefferson President Won 50.83% (+4.71%)
  11/04/2008 GU US President Lost 37.00% (-25.34%)
  09/21/2008 NY US President - IDP Nomination Won 88.00% (+76.00%)
  09/03/2008 US President - R Convention Won 99.28% (+98.64%)
  06/03/2008 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.00% (-47.95%)
  06/03/2008 US President - R Primaries Won 46.49% (+24.37%)
  03/04/2008 VT US President - LBU Primary Lost 0.25% (-44.36%)
  02/24/2008 PR US President - R Caucus Won 90.82% (+85.99%)
  02/09/2008 WA US President - R Caucus Won 25.74% (+1.80%)
  01/08/2008 NH US Vice President - R Primary Lost 6.68% (-55.75%)
  01/08/2008 NH US Vice President - D Primary Lost 0.27% (-46.66%)
  08/11/2007 Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll Lost 0.71% (-30.87%)
  01/03/2007 Armed Services Ranking Member Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 AZ US Senate Won 76.74% (+56.12%)
  09/07/2004 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/02/2004 MN US President - IP Caucus Lost 1.10% (-40.00%)
  01/04/2003 Armed Services Seat 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/03/2000 US President - R Convention Lost 0.05% (-99.61%)
  07/01/2000 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.02% (-75.77%)
  07/01/2000 US President - R Primaries Lost 31.23% (-30.77%)
  03/07/2000 CA US President - I Primary Won 38.03% (+16.20%)
  02/29/2000 WA US President - I Primary Won 40.08% (+17.39%)
  02/01/2000 NH US Vice President - R Primary Lost 5.44% (-26.90%)
  02/01/2000 NH US Vice President - D Primary Lost 1.34% (-43.83%)
  11/03/1998 AZ US Senate Won 68.74% (+41.58%)
  09/08/1998 AZ US Senate- R Primary Won 99.73% (+99.45%)
  11/03/1992 AZ US Senate Won 55.82% (+24.24%)
  09/08/1992 AZ US Senate- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1989 NRSC Chairman Lost 37.78% (-24.44%)
  11/04/1986 AZ US Senate Won 60.48% (+20.96%)
  11/06/1984 AZ District 1 Won 78.08% (+56.15%)
  11/02/1982 AZ District 1 Won 65.90% (+35.39%)
  09/07/1982 AZ District 1 - R Primary Won 31.82% (+5.93%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WY US Senate - R Primary - Aug 19, 2014 R Michael B. Enzi
US Secretary of the Interior - Apr 10, 2013 D Sally Jewell
Arlington Heights, IL Village President - Apr 09, 2013 R Ron Drake
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John Brennan
CA - District 30 - Nov 06, 2012 D Howard L. Berman
MA US Senate - Nov 06, 2012 R Scott Brown
AZ US Senate - R Primary - Aug 28, 2012 R Jeff Flake
AZ District 06 - R Primary - Aug 28, 2012 R Ben Quayle
AR District 04 - R Primary - May 22, 2012 R Tom Cotton
IN US Senate - R Primary - May 08, 2012 R Richard G. Lugar
NC District 09- R Primary - May 08, 2012 R Ric Killian
AZ US President - R Primary - Feb 28, 2012 R Mitt Romney
US President - R Primary - Jan 03, 2012 R Mitt Romney
Mayor - Phoenix, AZ Primary - Aug 30, 2011 R Wes Gullett
Solicitor General of the United States - Jun 06, 2011 D Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.
NY District 13 - R Primary - Sep 14, 2010 R Michael G. Grimm
NH US Senate - R Primary - Sep 14, 2010 R Kelly A. Ayotte
AZ District 03 - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R Jim Waring
FL US Senate - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D Charlie Crist
AZ Governor - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R Jan Brewer
CO District 07 - R Primary - Aug 10, 2010 R Lang Sias
CO US Senate - R Primary - Aug 10, 2010 R Jane Norton
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 05, 2010 NPA Reject
KS District 1 - R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Rob Wasinger
KS US Senate- R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Jerry Moran
MI Governor - R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Rick Snyder
CA US Senate - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Carly Fiorina
CA District 47 - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Van T. Tran
CA Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Meg Whitman
SC Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Henry McMaster
AL Attorney General - R Primary - Jun 01, 2010 R Troy King
Proposition 100 - Arizona Sales Tax Increase - May 18, 2010 NO No
IL US Senate - R Primary - Feb 02, 2010 R Mark Kirk
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board - Jan 28, 2010 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 NPA Reject
Solicitor General of the United States - Mar 19, 2009 NPA Reject
US Deputy Attorney General - Mar 12, 2009 D David W. Ogden
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
CA Proposition 8 - Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry - Nov 04, 2008 YES Yes
AZ-2008-Proposition 102 (Marriage Protection Amendment) - Nov 04, 2008 YES Yes
AZ - District 08 - R Primary - Sep 02, 2008 R Timothy S. Bee
US Senate Republican Conference Chairman - Dec 06, 2007 R Richard Burr
AZ-2006-Proposition 107 (Protect Marriage Arizona) - Nov 07, 2006 YES Yes
LA Secretary of State - Special Election - Sep 30, 2006 R Mike Francis
HI US Senate - R Primary - Sep 23, 2006 R Gerald Coffee
AZ US Senate - R Primary - Sep 12, 2006 R Jon Kyl
AZ State Senate 08 - R Primary - Sep 12, 2006 R Carolyn S. Allen
RI US Senate - R Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Lincoln Chafee
FL Governor - R Primary - Sep 05, 2006 D Charlie Crist
SC Treasurer- R Primary - Jun 13, 2006 R Richard M. "Rick" Quinn, Jr.
NE Governor- R Primary - May 09, 2006 R Tom Osborne
OH Governor - R Primary - May 02, 2006 R J. Kenneth "Ken" Blackwell
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 R Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
NJ Governor - Nov 08, 2005 R Douglas R. "Doug" Forrester
CA - District 48 Special - Oct 04, 2005 R Marilyn C. Brewer
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John G. Roberts, Jr.
AZ-2004-Proposition 200 (Arizona Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act) - Nov 02, 2004 NO No
NY Assembly 62 - R Primary - Sep 14, 2004 R Mario Bruno, Jr.
Maricopa County Attorney - R Primary - Sep 07, 2004 R Andrew Pacheco
IL US Senate - R Primary - Mar 16, 2004 I John Borling
US President - R Primaries - Jun 08, 2004 R George W. Bush
CA Governor Recall - Oct 07, 2003 R Arnold Schwarzenegger
Los Angeles Mayor - Primary - Apr 10, 2001 N Steven L. Soboroff
WI - District 02 - R Primary - Sep 12, 2000 R John Sharpless
CA Proposition 22 - California Defense of Marriage Act - Mar 07, 2000 YES Yes
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Feb 10, 1998 D David M. Satcher
US President - R Primaries - Jul 07, 1996 R Phil Gramm
AZ US President - R Primary - Feb 27, 1996 R Phil Gramm
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David H. Souter
CA District 40 - R Primary - Jun 07, 1988 R Nathan Rosenberg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Ambassador to Mozambique - Sep 11, 1987 NPA Reject