Sen. John McCain
Republican • Arizona • 5th Term • Sworn In 1987
- 24 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 50 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 of 99)
- 127 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 72 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 73 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.320Referred to the Committee Nov 19, 2015 60 Views
A resolution congratulating the people of Burma on their commitment to peaceful elections.
S.2303Read twice and referred Nov 18, 2015 17 Views
A bill to exempt the Department of Defense and other national security agencies from sequestration.
S.1993 - 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 3 Views
A bill to establish the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to place youth and veterans in the United States in national service positions...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Con.Res.25Referred to the Committee Nov 19, 2015 51 Views
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the President should submit the Paris climate change agreement to the Senate for...
S.Res.315Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Nov 18, 2015 23 Views
A resolution expressing support for the goals of both National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of ado...
S.J.Res.25Read twice and referred Nov 17, 2015 36 Views
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Administra...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN629: Peter William Bodde, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to LibyaAye (with party)November 19, 2015
S. 1177: Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2015
On the Cloture Motion S. 1177Aye (with party)November 18, 2015
S.J.Res. 23: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units".
On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 23Aye (with party)November 17, 2015