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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to Special Air Mission 41 at Ellington Field during a departure ceremony Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Houston.
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December 03, 2018 - 6:43 am
UPDATED: 3:50 p.m. By Juan Lozano, Nomaan Merchant and Darlene Superville, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush came back to Washington for a final time Monday, heading for the Capitol to lie in state as the nation paid tribute to the 41st president for a lifetime of service that began...
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The flag-draped casket bearing the remains of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who lived and worked in Congress over four decades, is carried into the U.S. Capitol rotunda.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
September 01, 2018 - 8:39 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is getting a presidential farewell, but not from the actual sitting president. At McCain's request, former Presidents Barack Obama, a Democrat, and George W. Bush, a Republican, are speaking about the six-term senator on Saturday at...
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Cindy McCain, wife of, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses at her husband's casket as he lies in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Washington.
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August 31, 2018 - 11:12 am
UPDATED: 4 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people lined up for blocks outside the U.S. Capitol Friday to say goodbye to John McCain as officials, relatives and friends paid their tributes inside to the Vietnam hero and longtime senator lying in state under the majestic dome. Earlier, Vice...
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A military honor guard carries the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., after a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Phoenix.
AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
August 31, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's turn to say goodbye to the late Sen. John McCain. And McCain is saying farewell — his way. The six-term Republican senator, who lived and worked in nation's capital over four decades, will lie in state under the U.S. Capitol...
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In this Oct. 16, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks after he received the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
August 29, 2018 - 9:33 am
By Melissa Daniels, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Family, friends and constituents will gather Wednesday at Arizona's Capitol to pay their respects to Sen. John McCain, the first of two days of services here before he departs the state he has represented since the 1980s. A private ceremony will...
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President Donald Trump crosses his arms after speaking with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on the phone about a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
August 27, 2018 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure on Monday by tersely recognizing Sen. John McCain's "service to our country" and re-lowering the White House flag . While much of the nation remembered McCain's record as a war hero,...
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