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September 04, 2018 - 12:47 pm
By David Caplan PHOENIX (1010 WINS) -- Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has nominated former Senator Jon Kyl to fill John McCain's vacant senate seat. McCain died Aug. 25 at 81, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. "Jon Kyl is a dear friend of mine and John’s," McCain's wife, Cindy McCain...
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September 01, 2018 - 12:58 pm
Meghan McCain said her father was a "great man" and she encouraged others to live up to his example, setting a tone that echoed the senator's own fighting spirit as services began Saturday at the Washington National Cathedral.
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August 31, 2018 - 2:18 pm
By David Caplan WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Rep. Pete King, who represents Long Island's 2nd Congressional District, headed to Washington Friday to honor the life and legacy of John McCain, who died last Saturday at 81. "In Washington, DC to attend tribute to John McCain later this morning in Capitol...
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A military honor guard carries the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., after a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Phoenix.
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August 31, 2018 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's turn to say goodbye to the late Sen. John McCain. And McCain is saying farewell — his way. The six-term Republican senator, who lived and worked in the nation's capital over four decades, will lie in state under the U.S. Capitol rotunda Friday for a ceremony and...
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The Arizona National Guard carries the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. during memorial service at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Phoenix
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August 30, 2018 - 1:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An estimated 3,500 mourners crowded into an Arizona church Thursday to remember Sen. John McCain after a motorcade bearing his body made its way past people waving American flags and campaign-style signs. Family members watched in silence as uniformed military members removed the...
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The desk of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is draped in black on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain died at the age of 81, on Aug. 25, 2018, after battling brain cancer. (Senate Television via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 5:32 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain expressed his deep gratitude and love of country in his final letter and implored Americans to put aside "tribal rivalries" and focus on what unites. Rick Davis, former presidential campaign manager for McCain who is serving as a family spokesman, read the farewell...
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August 27, 2018 - 2:31 pm
PHOENIX -- A final letter from Sen. John McCain expressed his deep gratitude and love of country, and offered words of wisdom to his fellow Americans. Please read my father's farewell letter to the country he loved so much - “Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the...
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Pham Van Khanh, a 62-year-old retiree, lays flowers at the monument of Senator John McCain in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.
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August 27, 2018 - 12:17 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Sen. John McCain's Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot who became a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together. McCain's...
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An American flag above the White House flies at full-staff less than 48 hours after the death of Sen. John McCain, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington.
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August 27, 2018 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — The flag at the White House, which was lowered over the weekend to mark the death of Sen. John McCain, was back at full-staff Monday morning, only to return to half-staff by late afternoon. The president said in a statement late Monday afternoon that the flag would...
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August 25, 2018 - 8:22 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Sen. John McCain has died, following a more than yearlong battle with brain cancer. The Arizona Republican was 81. He is survived by his wife Cindy and seven children. His office says McCain died Saturday. McCain stopped being treated for the disease, the...
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