Senator John McCain

Arizona Republic

The top candidates for Arizona's 1st Congressional District seat sparred again over who is better qualified to lead the sprawling, rural district.

U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake have asked the Interior Department to support the establishment of a permanent memorial for the victims of the 2011 shootings in Tucson.

Longtime Republican Sen. John McCain made one last campaign stop Monday as he seeks his party's nomination against two primary election opponents ahead of what is shaping up to be a strong general election challenge.

U.S. Sen. John McCain says he's not going back on his pledge to support Donald Trump as the Republican Party's presidential nominee despite a series of Trump comments that have brought rebukes from McCain and other top Republicans.

McCain said Wednesday that he intends to support the nominee of the party, period.


  Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence isn't addressing GOP tensions after running mate Donald Trump refused to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan or Arizona Sen. John McCain.

Pence spoke at a town hall event Tuesday night in Phoenix and then took some questions from the few hundred people there but didn't mention the endorsement snub.