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Candidate Profile John McCain

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John McCain:
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Current Position

U.S. Senator, Arizona


Birthdate: August 29, 1936; Panama Canal Zone (Age: 72)

Education: U.S. Naval Academy, B.S. (1958); National War College (1973-74)

Military: U.S. Navy (1958-81); Active duty, Vietnam (POW)

Family: Married (Cindy McCain); Seven children (Douglas, Andrew, Sidney, Meghan, Bridget, John IV and James)

Hometown: Phoenix

Religion: Baptist

Career Highlights

• U.S. Senator, Ariz., 1986-present

• U.S. House of Representatives, 1982-1986

• Director, Navy Senate Liaison Office, 1977-81

Campaign Announcement Date

April 25, 2007

Books Authored

"Hard Call: Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them" (2007)

"Character is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember" (2005)

"Why Courage Matters: the Way to a Braver Life" (2004)

"Worth the Fighting For," (2002)

"Faith of my Fathers," (1999)

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