Man of the People: The Life of John McCain, by Paul Alexander
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Click here for 12 full quotes from John McCain in the book Man of the People: The Life of John McCain.
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1994: No Senate hiring discrimination by sexual orientation.
Energy & Oil|
2000: Held hearings on mounting evidence of climate change.
2000: Criticized Bush’s withdrawal from the Kyoto Treaty.
1996: Put 3.5B acres of land into wilderness protection.
1989: No mandatory catastrophic Medicare coverage.
1993: To socialize healthcare would be to ruin it.
1988: Honored by La Raza for opposing official English.
Principles & Values|
2000 race: More grass-roots populism than Republicanism.
2000 race: Maverick positions became threat to GOP.
Man of the People: happy to be a Republican and a Reaganite.
War & Peace|
1991: Urged formally declaring war on Iraq over Kuwait.
1999: US cannot be neutral in situations like Kosovo.
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The above quotations are from Man of the People: The Life of John McCain, by Paul Alexander.
Related books, debates, and candidates:
- Citizen McCain, by Elizabeth Drew
- Hard Call, by John McCain & Mark Salter
- Man of the People, by Paul Alexander
- Worth the Fighting for: A Memoir, by John McCain
- John McCain: An American Odyssey, by Robert Timberg
- An Essay in Military and Political History, by John Karaagac
- Why Courage Matters, by John McCain
- Faith of My Fathers: A Family Memoir, by John McCain
- Bill Bradley & McCain discuss Campaign Finance Reform
- McCain: The Myth of a Maverick, by Matt Welch
- 1999-2000 Republican Primary debates:
GOP debate in Los Angeles, CA
(McCain's last debate)
|Bush on Bob Jones; McCain on "Iron Triangle";
Keyes on "Why I'm Here"
|March 2, 2000|
GOP Debate on the Larry King Show (without Bauer & Forbes)
||McCain on Bob Jones University's inter-racial dating ban: "Idiotic and cruel"
||Feb. 15, 2000|
Republican debate in Manchester, NH (without Hatch)
||Keyes & McCain: "Family conference" on abortion?
||Jan. 26, 2000|
Republican debate in Johnston, Iowa
||On Ten Commandments in schools;|
and on Family Farms
|Jan. 16, 2000|
Republican debate at Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI
||Bush: "I'm a tax-cutting person"|
Others on AIDS in Africa
|Jan. 10, 2000|
Republican debate in West Columbia, South Carolina
||On exporting US farm products;|
and on a tax-free Internet
|Jan. 7, 2000|
Republican debate at the University of New Hampshire in Durham
||Bush:"Jesus is how I live my life"|
Others on gays in the military
|Jan. 6, 2000|
Republican debate in Des Moines, Iowa
||On ethanol subsidies & HMO review
||Dec. 13, 1999|
Republican debate in Phoenix, Arizona
||Keyes: Campaign finance is "incumbency protection"; Others on China in WTO
||Dec. 7, 1999|
Republican debate in New Hampshire (with Bush)
||Bauer: "I can’t imagine a senior citizen fearing my plan"; and others on Social Security
||Dec. 3, 1999|
Republican debate at Dartmouth University (without Bush)
||McCain:"Just say no" to drugs;|
Bauer:"Say no" to bureaucrats
|Oct. 29, 1999|