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John McCain

John McCain was an American politician and military officer, who served as a United States senator for Arizona from January 1987 until his death in 2018.

He previously served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for president of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama.

  • Full name: John Sidney McCain III
  • Profession: American politician and military officer
  • Former United States Senator
  • Born: 29 August 1936, Coco Solo, Panama
  • Died: 25 August 2018, Cornville, Arizona, United States
  • Battles/wars: Vietnam War (POW): Operation Rolling Thunder (WIA)
  • Buried: 2 September 2018, United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Maryland, United States
  • Children: Meghan McCain, Bridget McCain, John Sidney McCain IV, James McCain, Sidney McCain
  • Spouse: Cindy McCain (m. 1980–2018), Carol McCain (m. 1965–1980)
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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

A member of the Republican Party, Bush also served in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, as Director of Central Intelligence, and as the 43rd vice president.

  • Full name: George Herbert Walker Bush
  • Profession: American politician
  • 41st U.S. President
  • Born: 12 June 1924, Milton, Massachusetts, United States
  • Died: 30 November 2018, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Vice president: Dan Quayle (1989–1993)
  • Presidential term: 20 January 1989 – 20 January 1993
  • Buried: 6 December 2018, George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station, Texas, United States
  • Battles/wars: World War II
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Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013.

He was the runner-up for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2016 election.

Cruz holds degrees in public policy and law from Princeton University and Harvard Law School, respectively.

  • Full name: Rafael Edward Cruz
  • Profession: American politician
  • United States Senator
  • Born: 22 December 1970 (age 49 years), Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Canada
  • Spouse: Heidi Cruz (m. 2001)
  • Office: Senator (R-TX) since 2013
  • Education: Harvard Law School (1995)
  • Children: Caroline Camille Cruz, Catherine Christiane Cruz
  • Parents: Rafael Cruz, Eleanor Darragh
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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

He served as the 25th vice president from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900.

Roosevelt emerged as a leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for the anti-trust policy while supporting Progressive Era policies in the United States in the early 20th century.

His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore alongside George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln.

He is generally ranked in polls of historians and political scientists as one of the five best presidents.

  • Full name: Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
  • Profession: American politician, 26th U.S. President
  • Born: 27 October 1858, Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, New York, United States
  • Died: 6 January 1919, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, Cove Neck, New York, United States
  • Party: Republican Party
  • Presidential term: 14 September 1901 – 4 March 1909
  • Children: Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Alice Roosevelt Longworth
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Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell is an American politician serving as Kentucky’s senior United States senator and as Senate Majority Leader.

McConnell is the second Kentuckian to lead his party in the Senate, the longest-serving U.S. senator for Kentucky in history, and the longest-serving leader of U.S. Senate Republicans in history.

  • Full name: Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr.
  • Profession: American politician, United States Senator
  • Born: 20 February 1942 (age 78 years), Sheffield, Alabama, United States
  • Party: Republican Party
  • Previous offices: Jefferson County Judge/Executive (1977–1984), United States Assistant Attorney General (1975–1975)
  • Spouse: Elaine Chao (m. 1993), Sherrill Redmon (m. 1968–1980)
  • Children: Elly McConnell, Porter McConnell, Claire McConnell
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Dennis Hastert

Dennis Hastert is an American former politician who represented Illinois’s 14th congressional district from 1987 to 2007.

He served as the 51st Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007, the longest-serving Republican Speaker of the House in history.

After being convicted of financial crimes related to repeated incidents of child molestation, he became the highest-ranking elected official in U.S. history to have served a prison sentence.

  • Full name: John Dennis Hastert
  • Profession: American politician
  • Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
  • Born: 2 January 1942 (age 78 years), Aurora, Illinois, United States
  • Spouse: Jean Kahl (m. 1973)
  • Party: Republican Party
  • Books: Speaker
  • Children: Joshua Hastert, Ethan Hastert
  • Previous offices: Representative, IL 14th District (1987–2007)
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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and became a highly influential voice of modern conservatism.

Prior to his presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving as the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975.

  • Full name: Ronald Wilson Reagan
  • Profession: American politician
  • Born: 6 February 1911, Tampico, Illinois, United States
  • Died: 5 June 2004, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • 40th President of the United States
  • Presidential term: 20 January 1981 – 20 January 1989
  • Vice president: George H. W. Bush (1981–1989)
  • Republican party
  • Spouse: Nancy Reagan (m. 1952–2004), Jane Wyman (m. 1940–1949)
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George W. Bush

George W. Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

He is from the Bush family, his father, George H. W. Bush, served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

A member of the Republican Party, he had previously served as the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

  • Full name: George Walker Bush
  • Profession: American politician and Businessman
  • Party: Republican party
  • Born: 6 July 1946 (age 73 years), New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Artworks: Ehud Olmert, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Junichiro Koizumi, MORE
  • Height: 1.82 m
  • Presidential term: 20 January 2001 – 20 January 2009
  • Spouse: Laura Bush (m. 1977)
  • Vice president: Dick Cheney (2001–2009)