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‘Go in peace’: Family, friends honor John McCain as Arizona icon

Close friends and family members gathered at the Arizona State Capitol Wednesday to honor Sen. John McCain in a private ceremony. “Imagining Arizona without John McCain is like picturing Arizona without the Grand Canyon,” Gov. Doug Ducey said.

Graham, other senators recall facets of friend, colleague McCain

WASHINGTON - As senators delivered glowing tributes to John McCain, Sen. Lindsey Graham reminded them of another side of his friend: Every one of them had "had their head ripped off time by him at some point in time," but McCain could work with those same people the next day. It was one of a number of remembrances this week by senators, some tearful, of the Arizona icon.

Hold off on new stationery: Senators balk at naming building for McCain

WASHINGTON - Senators agree that they need to find some way to honor the legacy of Arizona Sen. John McCain, but this is Washington - there has to be a committee first, an apparent blow to a proposal to rename the Russell Senate Office Building for McCain.