Sen. John McCain
Republican • Arizona • 5th Term • Sworn In 1987
- 22 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 41 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 11 of 100)
- 100 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 67 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 59 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.1991 - Permanent Department of Veterans Affairs Choice Card Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 17 Views
A bill to eliminate the sunset date for the Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to expand eligibility for such program, and ...
S.1993 - 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 8 Views
A bill to establish the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to place youth and veterans in the United States in national service positions...
S.1895Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 29, 2015 8 Views
A bill to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act for purposes of making claims under such Act based on exposure to atmospheric nuclear ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1919Read twice and referred Aug 04, 2015 21 Views
A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to protect rights of conscience with regard to requirements for coverage of spe...
S.1877Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 28, 2015 3 Views
A bill to require the Attorney General to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Planned Parenthood, and for other purposes.
S.1874 - Employee Rights ActRead twice and referred Jul 28, 2015 11 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
S. 1881: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1881Aye (with party)August 03, 2015
H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3236Aye (with party)July 30, 2015
H.R. 22: Transportation Funding Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 22Aye (with party)July 30, 2015