Saying Goodbye to Senator John McCain

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Current Events

Lt. Comdr. John S. McCain, Vietnam POW

Lt. Comdr. John S. McCain, Vietnam POW, later became a U.S. senator and presidential hopeful.
Credit: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division [LC-U9-27595-28A]

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site remembers the life and service of John McCain.

When you hear the name John McCain, you might think of the man whose courage in battle Trump attacked during the 2016 presidential election. Or you may remember further back, to when John McCain ran against Barack Obama for president in 2008. But these episodes are only the tip of the iceberg of McCain’s life of service to his country. After a battle with brain cancer, he passed away last week in his home state of Arizona at the age of 81.

To learn more about this story, click here to visit the Election Central Web site and read the full posting.

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