Tag: John McCain

Senate agrees to consider healthcare bill

On July 25, after much back-and-forth in the Senate and the dramatic return of Senator John McCain, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, the Senate agreed to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With Republican Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski joining all Senate Democrats in voting […]


Putting Others First

On October 26, 1967, John McCain’s plane was shot down during a bombing run over North Vietnam. He was captured and imprisoned at the Hoa Loa prisoner of war camp, which also was known as the “Hanoi Hilton.” McCain’s captors soon learned he was the son of the commander of all U.S. Forces in Vietnam, […]