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  • John McCain, war hero and giant of the Senate, dies at 81

    08/25/2018 5:29:14 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/25/18 | Alexander Bolton
    John McCain, a giant of the Senate who survived years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to become a leading actor on the political stage for decades, died Saturday at the age of 81. McCain’s death from brain cancer came more than a year after he announced he had the condition in July of 2017. His family announced Friday that he had chosen to discontinue medical treatment for an aggressive gioblastoma because the “progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age” had rendered “their verdict.” The news prompted an outpouring of tribute and sympathy from Republicans and Democrats...
  • Sen. John McCain, the 2008 GOP presidential nominee dies at 81

    08/25/2018 5:32:08 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 119 replies
    Wapo via twitter ^ | 8/25/18 | Karen tumulty
    Sen. John McCain, the 2008 GOP presidential nominee who was driven by a code of honor that defined and haunted him, dies at 81 McCain dead at 81.
  • John McCain Dies At 81

    08/25/2018 5:28:02 PM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 50 replies
    NBC News on TV | 8/25/2018 | NBC News on TV
    This is showing on Atlanta NBC station now.
  • John McCain, Veteran, Senator, GOP Maverick, Dies at 81

    08/25/2018 5:26:50 PM PDT · by markomalley · 594 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 8/25/18
    John McCain, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential candidate who refused to leave fellow prisoners of war behind to escape years of torture in Vietnam, and whose maverick streak as Arizona’s senior statesman at times frustrated fellow Republicans and confounded President Donald Trump, has died, his family confirmed in a statement Saturday. He was 81and had been diagnosed with brain cancer in July 2017. McCain had decided to discontinue medical treatment for the glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, his family announced on Aug. 24. He had surpassed expectations for his survival, but "the progress of disease and...