Sen. John McCain
Republican • Arizona • 7th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 90 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 12 of 99)
- 60 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 94 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 68 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.Res.193Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jul 10, 2013 14 Views
A resolution honoring the fallen heroes of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew.
S.912 - Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013Read twice and referred May 09, 2013 5 Views
A bill to allow multichannel video programming distributors to provide video programming to subscribers on an a la carte basis, and for other ...
S.632Read twice and referred Mar 21, 2013 7 Views
A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to repeal a duplicative program relating to inspection and grading of catfish.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1750 - Public Access to Public Land Guarantee ActRead twice and referred Nov 20, 2013 7 Views
A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with States and political subdivisi...
S.1721 - Furthering Access and Networks for Sports ActRead twice and referred Nov 18, 2013 12 Views
A bill to decrease the frequency of sports blackouts, to require the application of the antitrust laws to Major League Baseball, and for other...
S.1712 - Employee Rights ActRead twice and referred Nov 14, 2013 3 Views
A bill to provide protections for workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization.
Recent Voting History
On the Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. 28Nay (with party)November 21, 2013
S. 1197: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
On the Cloture Motion S. 1197Nay (with party)November 21, 2013
On the Cloture Motion PN527: Patricia Ann Millett, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia CircuitNay (with party)November 21, 2013