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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

Senator (5th term)



Political Highlights: U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-87; sought Republican nomination for president, 2000; Republican nominee for president, 2008
Born: August 29, 1936; Panama Canal Zone, Panama
Residence: Phoenix
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Cindy McCain; seven children
Education: U.S. Naval Academy, B.S. 1958; National War College, attended 1973-74
Elected: 1986
Committee Assignments: Armed Services; Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Permanent Investigations; Regulatory Affairs & Federal Management); Indian Affairs
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Favored Republican
House Seniority: 6th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 2,046,109 followers
State Clout: Arizona is 33rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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