Sen. John McCain: His Own Words and Deeds on Video

Arizona Republican wasn’t shy about speaking out, taking tough stands

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., could inspire, surprise and aggravate political allies and opponents.  (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Sen. John McCain was not known for holding back when he had something to say. And he often surprised colleagues on both sides of the aisle.

Here are some glimpses of his career, preserved on video: 

A Life in the Public Eye: A Look Back at McCain’s Congressional Career



McCain Challenges Defense Nominee on Guns, Veteran Care



McCain: ‘I Have Seen Jeff Flake Stand Up For What He Believes In’



McCain, Kerry Walk Red Carpet at Vietnam Documentary Screening



John McCain Casts His Decisive Vote Against the GOP Health Care Bill



McCain’s Message to the Senate: Ignore the Pundits, Do Good Work



McCain Condemns ‘Loose’ Campaign Talk on Torture



McCain Blasts Inaction on Syrian Refugees



McCain: ‘I Would Be Astonished’ if Obama Vetoed NDAA



McCain to Paul: Learn the Senate Rules



McCain Shares Memories of JFK

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