Doan to serve as pallbearer for McCain's memorial

Ben Davidson
August 30, 2018

Bernie Sanders and a Republican endorsed by President Donald Trump won their respective primaries and will square off in the governor's race in November. Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala, a Democrat who also served as president of the Clinton Foundation, will face Republican Maria Salazar, a longtime Spanish language television journalist, in the general election for the Miami area district.

Some GOP senators are resistant to a proposal that would rename the Russell Senate Office Building to the McCain Senate Office Building.

The service at the Arizona Capitol marked the first appearance of McCain's family members since the senator died Saturday of brain cancer.

McCain is the third person to lie in state in the rotunda in the last 40 years; others were Arizona Senator Marilyn Jarrett in 2006 and Olympic track gold medallist Jesse Owens, a Tucson resident, in 1980. Jeff Flake, McCain's fellow Arizona Republican, signed on as a co-sponsor.

READ: Schedule of memorials and ceremonies honoring John McCain in Phoenix, D.C. "I think a better approach, especially since we're honoring the legacy of someone who believes in bipartisanship, is for the two leaders to get together and decide if this is the best way to honor him or is there another way that might be more appropriate".

Lawmakers are considering a bipartisan proposal to rename a Senate office building after the late Sen.

"This is Washington. There's going to be 50 percent for something and 50 percent against something", Perdue said Tuesday.

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We do a lot of possession and try to press high. "By the tactical point of view, we didn't lose, but we lost the game". The Portuguese was already walking out of the room as he continued to repeat the word "respect".

US Senator John McCain to lie in state in Arizona today
Charlie Baker said in MA , the flags will continue to be flown at half-staff until McCain's interment. McCain's death has been a rare occasion for bipartisan praise for his lifetime in public service.

Lindsey Graham, a senior Republican senator close to McCain ideologically, said on Tuesday in the Senate that the lesson he learned from his "good friend" was that "when good ignores evil, it may be convenient bit it seldom works". "To knee jerk, to do anything - any suggestion - right now is premature", he said.

"Imagining Arizona without John McCain is like picturing Arizona without the Grand Canyon".

McCain's wife, Cindy, widely seen as a possible candidate for appointment to succeed her husband, led a procession of relatives and dignitaries past his casket. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican senator. The party had been deeply anxious that former state senator Kelli Ward would win the primary, after a freakish campaign in which she repeatedly disparaged a dying Sen.

"I do understand how many could have misconstrued my comments as insensitive, and for this I apologize", Ward said.

"Russell is somebody that's obviously a huge figure, but it is an era that's gone by". McCain passed away Saturday. Corker asked, before answering his own question.

She decided she could wait seven hours in the sun to pay her respects to McCain and fulfill that requirement, calling him "a legend". Richard Shelby of Alabama. "We have implemented a fix for this issue that is rolling out now", a Google representative said.

Given the building's former nickname, Sen. "It was what John McCain had done and demonstrated over and over and over again".

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