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John McCain
JOHN S. McCAIN, III of Arizona
Republican Party Presidential Nominee

JOHN McCAIN BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: US Senator, 1987-present (elected 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004). US Congressman, 1983-87 (elected 1982, 1984). Director, US Navy's Senate Relations Office, 1977-81. Candidate for President, 2000.

PROFESSIONAL: US Navy officer, 1958-81. As a Navy pilot, he was shot down over North Vietnam in 1967 and held as a prisoner of war in Hanoi for 5 years. Military decorations include the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross. Author.

EDUCATION: B.S., US Naval Academy, 1958. Attended courses at the National War College, 1973-74.

PERSONAL: Born August 29, 1936 in the Panama Canal Zone (US Territory). Married to Cindy Hensley McCain. Once divorced. Seven children, four grandchildren. Baptist (note: formerly Episcopalian). McCain's father and grandfather were both US Navy admirals.



Sarah Palin
SARAH L.H. PALIN of Alaska
Republican Party Vice Presidential Nominee

SARAH PALIN BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: Governor, 2006-present (elected 2006). Commissioner, Alaska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, 2003-2004. Candidate for Lieutenant Governor, 2002. Wasilla Mayor, 1996-2002. Wasilla City Council, 1992-1996.

PROFESSIONAL: Local TV Sports Reporter, 1988-1989. Commercial Fisherman, 1989-1992.

EDUCATION: B.S. (Journalism), University of Idaho, 1986.

PERSONAL: Born February 11, 1964, in Sandpoint, Idaho. Married to Todd Palin. Five children. Assemblies of God.


LINKS:

John McCain 2008 Committee - Official Campaign Site.
McCainSpace - Official Campaign Site #2.
McCain Blogette - Daughter Meghan McCain's Blog
Office of US Senator John McCain - Government Site.
Office of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin - Government Site.
Straight Talk America - McCain's Leadership PAC (Official).
Wikipedia: John McCain - Online Resource.
Wikipedia: Sarah Palin - Online Resource.


OFFICIAL CONTACT INFORMATION:

John McCain 2008 Committee
P.O. Box 16118
Arlington, VA 22215
info@johnmccain.com


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