Family, friends and former political foes remember legendary lawmaker John McCain

Late senator’s widow calls for return to civility

Family, friends and former political foes remember legendary lawmaker John McCain
Presidential candidate and Arizona Sen. John McCain campaigned in South Carolina in April 2007.

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - It’s been one year since Sen. John McCain passed away.

On Sunday, family members and friends took to Twitter to remember the maverick lawmaker’s legacy.

McCain died on Aug. 25, 2018, following a battle with cancer.

On Thursday, Aug. 20, McCain’s widow wrote an opinion column for the Washington Post about her late husband on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

In it, she describes McCain as a passionate patriot who loved a good fight, but never sacrificed civility.

Her wish, as stated in the column, is for “all Americans to take a pledge of civility by committing to causes larger than ourselves and joining together across the aisle or whatever divides us to make the better place.”

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