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How John McCain Became America's Maverick

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How John McCain Became America's Maverick
John McCain has always been known as a maverick. His biographer, Elaine S. Povich, recounted how he earned that label and how it's shaped his legacy.
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Maverick. It's a label that Sen. John McCain earned at a young age and one that his biographer, Elaine Povich, says brought him from the cockpit of a Navy fighter jet to a seat in the U.S. Senate.