America lost more than a US Senator today.

John McCain was, like his father and grandfather, a patriot who routinely put our country ahead of everything else. I am grateful for his life of service and hopeful his career may continue to provide inspiration to coming generations.

John McCain, war hero and maverick Republican, dead at age 81
The Arizona senator’s family announced his death 13 months after his diagnosis of brain cancer.
-washingtonpost.com