Latest Cindy McCain News

Mark Kelly pays tribute to John McCain in 1st Senate speech

Aug. 04, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona used his first speech in Congress on Wednesday to pay tribute to John McCain, the late Republican U.S. senator whose seat Kelly now holds. “His legacy is something that cannot be matched,” Kelly said. “But it's...

Pennsylvania election audit gets GOP campaign trail embrace

Jul. 18, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's false claims of a stolen election have been debunked by the courts, his own Justice Department and scores of recounts. But in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, where Trump lost by 80,000 votes eight months...

First lady, second gentleman push COVID-19 shots in Arizona

Jun. 30, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jill Biden on Wednesday appealed to Arizona residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19, aiming to counter skepticism by declaring that the vaccines are safe and have been vigorously tested. “I’m here to ask all the viewers on these TV stations to...

Biden nominates Cindy McCain to UN food and agriculture post

Jun. 23, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

President Joe Biden is nominating Cindy McCain to be the U.S. representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, one of 17 nominations announced Wednesday that included major diplomatic and arts assignments. McCain, the widow of Arizona Sen. John...

AP source: Caroline Kennedy considered for ambassadorship

May. 27, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is giving serious consideration to nominating Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy who served as ambassador to Japan during the Obama administration, to serve in a high-profile ambassadorial role, according to a person familiar...

With ambassador picks, Biden faces donor vs. diversity test

May. 07, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

President Joe Biden is facing a fresh challenge to his oft-repeated commitment to diversity in his administration: assembling a diplomatic corps that gives a nod to key political allies and donors while staying true to a campaign pledge to appoint ambassadors who look like America. ...