Mc Cain followed his father and grandfather, both four-star admirals, into the United States Navy, graduating from the U. During the Vietnam War, he was almost killed in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire.
He became a naval aviator, flying ground-attack aircraft from aircraft carriers.
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He retired from the Navy as a captain in 1981 and moved to Arizona, where he entered politics. After being investigated and largely exonerated in a political influence scandal of the 1980s as a member of the Keating Five, he made campaign finance reform one of his signature concerns, eventually gaining passage of the Mc Cain–Feingold Act in 2002.
He is also known for his work in the 1990s to restore diplomatic relations with Vietnam, and for his belief that the Iraq War should have been fought to a successful conclusion.
A source close to the comic confirms he is dating “Arrow” actress Megalyn Echikunwoke, and the pair were spotted looking cozy at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy bash on Sunday in Los Angeles.
By 2013, however, he had become a key figure in the Senate for negotiating deals on certain issues in an otherwise partisan environment.Echikunwoke, who also starred in TV series “The 4400,” has been tweeting about the upcoming Oscars, which Rock will host — including quoting Whoopi Goldberg, who said of the controversial awards telecast, “Boycotting doesn’t work, and it’s also a slap in the face to Chris Rock.” Rock split from his wife of 19 years, Malaak Compton-Rock, in 2014.He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and raised in nearby Fairfield.A source further said that March and Benton have been together since October — “very quietly dating for six months,” said the source, adding the two are “crazy about each other.” March was beaming in a pink gown with Benton by her side at the Whitney gala that was a sea of black frocks and tuxes.Among guests were artists Chuck Close, Ed Ruscha, Brice Marden and Frank Stella, gallerists Barbara Gladstone and Arne Glimcher, arts patrons Brooke Garber Neidich, Beth Rudin De Woody and Anne Bass, museum director Adam Weinberg, and Ronald and Jo Carole Lauder.John Sidney Mc Cain III (born August 29, 1936) is an American politician who currently serves as the senior United States Senator from Arizona. His war wounds have left him with lifelong physical limitations. House of Representatives in 1982, Mc Cain served two terms. While generally adhering to conservative principles, Mc Cain at times has had a media reputation as a "maverick" for his willingness to disagree with his party on certain issues. In October 1967, while on a bombing mission over Hanoi, he was shot down, seriously injured, and captured by the North Vietnamese. Mc Cain experienced episodes of torture, and refused an out-of-sequence early repatriation offer. Senate in 1986, winning re-election easily five times, most recently in 2016.Bobby Flay’s former wife Stephanie March has found love again — with hedge funder Daniel Benton, sources exclusively tell Page Six.The “Law & Order: SVU” beauty, who finalized her contentious divorce from chef Flay last year, and Benton — the mogul behind high-flying tech fund Andor Capital Management — were spotted “looking very close” at a black-tie Whitney Museum gala on Tuesday where Leonard Lauder was honored. SCHEDULE Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage › Ahmed is a Bangladeshi writer based in Dhaka.Kissinger” and “Forty Steps.” SCHEDULE History Through Fiction’s Lens Sunday, p.m., Annenberg Auditorium › The Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble, directed by Aaron Serfaty, is one of several ensembles housed Within the USC Thornton School of Music.