Sen. John McCain
Republican • Arizona • 5th Term • Sworn In 1987
- 15 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 46 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 100)
- 65 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 74 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 33 of 99)
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.1376 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar May 19, 2015 18 Views
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construct...
S.1118Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Apr 28, 2015 10 Views
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to...
S.847 - Transnational Criminal Organization Illicit Spotter Prevention and Elimination ActRead twice and referred Mar 24, 2015 2 Views
A bill to prohibit the intentional hindering of immigration, border, and customs controls, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1468Read twice and referred May 22, 2015 8 Views
A bill to designate the arboretum at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, as the "Phyllis E. Galanti Arboretum".
S.1416Read twice and referred May 21, 2015 8 Views
A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to limit the authority to reserve water rights in designating a national monument.
S.Res.183Referred to the Committee May 21, 2015 21 Views
A resolution calling for suspension of construction of artificial land formations on islands, reefs, shoals, and other features of the Spratly...
Recent Voting History
S. 1357: A bill to extend authority relating to roving surveillance, access to business records, and individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 until July 31, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1357Aye (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2048Nay (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 1314Aye (with party)May 22, 2015