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John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

“Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28 pm on August 25, 2018.

With the Senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family,” his office said in a statement.

“At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for sixty years.”

Sen. James Lankford issued this statement:

“I’m grieved to hear of the passing of Senator John McCain. Few Senators have made a greater impact on the nation. He is an American hero who never stopped serving our country. I pray for peace and strength for his wife, Cindy, and their family as they mourn in the days ahead.”