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John McCain was born on August 29, 1936, at Coco Solo Naval Air Station in the Panama Canal Zone, to naval officer John S. McCain Jr. and Roberta (Wright) McCain. At that time, the Panama Canal was under U.S. control. The McCain family followed his father to various naval postings in the United States and the Pacific. Altogether, he attended about 20 schools. In 1951, the family settled in Northern Virginia, and McCain attended Episcopal High School, a private preparatory boarding school in Alexandria. Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, McCain entered the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, on Monday said that he thinks a replacement for recently deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia should be made by the next president, who will be elected in November.

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Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the White House lacks a strategy to defeat the terrorist army in Iraq and Syria.

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Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, expects a defense budget for the Senate by week's end. A presidential veto is expected as the proposed spending plan would increase funding for a war chest (Associated Press)

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington in this May 5, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Brett Carlsen, File)

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Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, claims Congress' draft authorization for use of force against the Islamic State needs to be expanded so that all options are on the table to rout the terrorist group. (Associated Press)

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Sen. John McCain supposed aviator's suit, helmet and parachute are exhibited in a glass case at "the Hanoi Hilton."

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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain has announced he will run for re-election in 2016. The Arizona Republican made the announcement to run for a sixth term on Monday, April 6, 2015. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans hammering the Obama administration about nuclear talks with Iran are accusing President Barack Obama of being so keen to strike a deal that he’s ignored Iranian moves to expand its influence across the Middle East. "The Iranians are now in Sanaa. They’re in Baghdad and Beirut and Damascus and meanwhile this president and secretary of state pursue the mirage of a nuclear agreement," McCain said in a recent speech. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters as he heads to the chamber for a procedural vote at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Several Republican and Democratic senators appeared on Tuesday night's episode of the popular NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation," including Orrin Hatch, John McCain and Barbara Boxer. (NBC)

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U.S. Sen. John McCain blasted the president's "more of the same" strategy for Ukraine and described it as "doomed to fail." (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, Arizona Republican, told CNN on Wednesday that King Abdullah, who met with senators while in Washington, is frustrated by a "huge bureaucratic bottleneck in the State Department." "He needs some types of weapons very badly," Mr. McCain said. "We'll be working immediately to try and achieve that for him." (Associated Press)

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., bangs the gavel to start a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington in this Jan. 21, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., gathers a bipartisan group of senators to call on President Barack Obama to provide defensive weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian-backed rebel groups and to stave off incursions from Russia and Ukrainian separatists, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain got fed up with protesters during a hearing on Thursday, telling them to "get out of here, you low-life scum." (CNN)

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Senator John McCain. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN)

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Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, has warned that Iran is "on the march" in the Middle East. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Wallace)