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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Time to Meet John McCain

John McCain is about to announce he's running for president. While Rudy G is leading the lot, McCain is sure to stir up some noise. He will be a contender in the Republican primaries.

McCAIN, John Sidney, III - Biographical Information

McCAIN, John Sidney, III, (1936 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1987-
Party: Republican

McCAIN, John Sidney, III, a Representative and a Senator from Arizona; born in Panama Canal Zone, August 29, 1936; attended schools in Alexandria, Va.; graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. 1958, and the National War College, Washington, D.C. 1973; pilot, United States Navy 1958-1981, prisoner of war in Vietnam 1967-1973; received numerous awards, including the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, and Distinguished Flying Cross; elected as a Republican in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; reelected to the Ninety-ninth Congress in 1984 and served from January 3, 1983, to January 3, 1987; elected to the United States Senate in 1986; reelected in 1992, 1998 and in 2004 for the term ending January 3, 2011; chair, Committee on Indian Affairs (One Hundred Fourth Congress; One Hundred Ninth Congress), Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses, One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 20, 2001-June 6, 2001], One Hundred Eighth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000.

Bibliography (see John McCain)
McCain, John, with Mark Salter. Faith of My Fathers. New York: Random House, 1999
McCain, John, with Mark Salter. Worth the Fighting for: A Memoir. New York: Random House, 2002
McCain, John, with Mark Salter. Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life. New York: Random House, 2004

photo: John McCain 2008 - www.JohnMcCain.com

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