John McCain, one of the titans of the United States Senate and a man who truly earned the moniker, died at age 81 on Saturday from brain cancer.
His colleagues’ grief was evident in their statement. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he would move to rename one of the Senate’s three office buildings after the Arizona senator:
From Sen Lindsey Graham (R-SC), probably McCain’s closest friend in Washington:
From Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate:
From Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), another veteran permanently injured in service of the nation: