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 Definition (1936–) Republican Senator from Arizona (1986–) and the Republican presidential candidate in 2008; ranking minority member, Senate Armed Services Committee; member ex officio, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction [d] [e]
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2nd sentence of 2nd para lacks a main verb. Ro Thorpe 00:07, 11 January 2008 (CST)

thanks for the sharp eye. I fixed it. Richard Jensen 02:03, 11 January 2008 (CST)
Pleasure - Ro Thorpe 10:46, 11 January 2008 (CST)

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Realistically, readers are likely to assume the current J.McC is it, but Admiral Daddy and Admiral Gran'daddy really deserve links. Regular disambiguation, given how often people will type in "John McCain", doesn't sound like the best approach for usability. Suggestions? Howard C. Berkowitz 19:31, 1 July 2008 (CDT)

father and grand had different names: John S. McCain, Sr. and John S. McCain, Jr. Richard Jensen 22:13, 1 July 2008 (CDT)
Right, but will the average reader know the current one is III, and, for that matter, IV is in Annapolis? Howard C. Berkowitz 23:01, 1 July 2008 (CDT)
It will impress Wesley Clark, who ridiculed McCain's POW status but will have to admit the carrier commander at Okinawa is worthy of the White House. Can you believe Clark ran for president!Richard Jensen 23:23, 1 July 2008 (CDT)