John McCain from Pardoned POW to Republican In Name Only Part 2

John McCain from Pardoned POW to Republican In Name Only Part 2 Arizona Politics: In 1982, McCain ran as a Republican for an open seat in Arizona’s 1st congressional district. In 1983, McCain was elected to lead the incoming group of Republican representatives, and was assigned to the House Committee on Interior Affairs. McCain won re-election to the House easily in 1984, and gained a spot on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Congressional Politics: McCain’s Senate career began in January 1987. He became embroiled in a scandal during the 1980s, as one of five United States senators comprising the so-called...

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