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Local Remembrances Of John McCain, The 'Last Lion Of The Senate'27:30
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, takes part in  a Capitol Hill news conference Friday, April 7, 2006. after the Senate failed to agree on an immigration bill. From left are: McCain, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. (Dennis Cook/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, takes part in a Capitol Hill news conference Friday, April 7, 2006. after the Senate failed to agree on an immigration bill. From left are: McCain, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. (Dennis Cook/AP)

John McCain, a two-time presidential candidate and a proud Navy aviator who survived over six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, died on Saturday.

The "last lion of the Senate" succumbed to a powerful strain of brain cancer — the same type of cancer that claimed the life of his longtime friend and colleague in the Senate, Edward Kennedy.

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Victoria Reggie Kennedy, co-founder and president of the board of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, which tweets @emkinstitute.  She is the widow of Sen. Edward Kennedy.

Stephen Duprey, former chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party, and served as an advisor to McCain's 2008 campaign for president.

This segment aired on August 27, 2018.

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