About John McCain

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, during the committee's hearing with Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, during the committee's hearing with Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Guests: Dick Polman, Mickey Edwards, Wendy Schiller

Senator John McCain died on Saturday at the age of 81, leaving behind a much-lauded yet often contradictory record. Today, we’re going to discuss the political career of John McCain; his votes in the Senate, his two Presidential runs including his pick of Sarah Palin for VP, and his legacy as a “maverick.” Joining us will be DICK POLMAN, who writes about politics for WHYY and The Atlantic, MICKEY EDWARDS, former Oklahoma Congressman, and WENDY SCHILLER, professor of political science at Brown University.

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