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John S. McCain III

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John Sidney McCain III, is the Republican senior U.S. Senator from Arizona. He is currently the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and serves on the Armed Services, and Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committees.

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Fireside Chat with US Senator John McCain

by Peter M. Robinsonwith John S. McCain IIIvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, August 1, 2007

U.S. Senator John McCain in conversation with The Hoover Institution's Peter Robinson.

An Enduring Peace Built on Freedom

with John S. McCain IIIvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, May 1, 2007

In the first week of his official presidential campaign, Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain paid a visit to the Hoover Institution at Stanford University to talk about America's suffering international image, his proposal for a "League of Democracies" and his support for pressing on with additional troops in Iraq.

WORTH THE FIGHTING FOR: A Conversation with John McCain

with John S. McCain IIIvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, November 7, 2002

John McCain has spent a lifetime in the service of his country, including twenty-two years as a naval aviator, two terms in the House of Representatives, and service in the U.S. Senate since 1986. Following his 2000 presidential campaign and the hard-fought passage of his campaign finance bill, John McCain reflects on a life in politics in his recent memoir Worth the Fighting for. A lifelong Republican, Senator McCain has broken with his party's mainstream on a number of issues in recent years. Does John McCain still consider himself a conservative? And why does McCain so often play the maverick?