Sen. John McCain
Republican • Arizona • 5th Term • Sworn In 1987
- 13 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 39 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 99)
- 52 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 72 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 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.847 - Transnational Criminal Organization Illicit Spotter Prevention and Elimination ActRead twice and referred Mar 24, 2015 7 Views
A bill to prohibit the intentional hindering of immigration, border, and customs controls, and for other purposes.
S.782 - Grand Canyon Bison Management ActReferred to the Committee Apr 22, 2015 10 Views
A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a bison management plan for Grand Canyon National Park.
S.750 - Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation ActRead twice and referred Mar 17, 2015 8 Views
A bill to achieve border security on certain Federal lands along the Southern border.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1016Read twice and referred Apr 20, 2015 36 Views
A bill to preserve freedom and choice in health care.
S.930 - Good Samaritan Hunger Relief Tax Incentive Extension Act of 2015Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Apr 14, 2015 2 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory.
S.842 - Intermountain West Corridor Development Act of 2015Read twice and referred Mar 24, 2015 4 Views
A bill to amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to extend Interstate Route 11.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralNay (with party)April 23, 2015
On the Cloture Motion PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralNay (with party)April 23, 2015
S. 178: Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill S. 178Aye (with party)April 22, 2015