SOCIAL: What they are saying about Sen. John McCain

Maverick politician John McCain dies at 81

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Longtime politician John McCain died Saturday at the age of 81.

McCain spent the last 30 years in Congress and unsuccessfully ran for president in 2008.

The Maverick was respected by many, from both side of the political spectrum.

Below are some of the responses to his death.

Today, Arizona and the country lost a strong leader and man of great conviction. Sen. McCain was straightforward, passionate, and dedicated to the values of our country. My thoughts are with the McCain family during this difficult time. A fighter to the end, he will be missed by all who value the history and traditions of this nation, now more so than ever.     -Rep. Raul Grijalva

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