Sen. John McCain
Republican • Arizona • 7th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 9 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 86 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 24 of 100)
- 91 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 92 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 85 of 100)
McCain was born August 29, 1936 in Coco Solo in the U.S controlled Panama Canal Zone. After high school graduation in 1954, McCain entered the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1958. McCain became a Captain in the United States Navy. On October 26, 1967, McCain was shot down over Vietnam, and was held as a prisoner of war in Hanoi for five-and-a-half years, mostly in the infamous Hanoi Hilton. He was released from captivity in 1973. He was honorably discharged upon his retirement from the Navy in 1981.
During his military career he received a Silver Star Medal, a Bronze Star Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Purple Heart, and a Distinguished Flying Cross (USA). Official Senate Biography Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2255Read twice and referred Apr 10, 2014 7 Views
A bill to remove the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan from treatment as terrorist organizations and for other p...
S.2111 - Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area Reauthorization ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Mar 12, 2014 5 Views
A bill to reauthorize the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.
S.Res.343Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Feb 04, 2014 7 Views
A resolution establishing a Select Committee of the Senate to make a full and thorough investigation of the unauthorized disclosures of appare...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.412Referred to the Committee Apr 07, 2014 9 Views
A resolution reaffirming the strong support of the United States Government for freedom of navigation and other internationally lawful uses of...
S.2190 - Hire More Heroes Act of 2014Read twice and referred Apr 01, 2014 18 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Ad...
S.Res.407Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 31, 2014 11 Views
A resolution honoring former Senator and Rear Admiral Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr.
Recent Voting History
On the Motion for Attendance PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitNay (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitNay (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Nomination PN1063: Terrell McSweeny, of the District of Columbia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of seven years from September 26, 2010Aye (with party)April 09, 2014