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, the nominee of the John McCain Republican party in the 2008 United States presidential election, has gained the endorsements of many high-profile figures.
Both McCain and his Democratic opponent,
Barack Obama, have stated that a person or entity's endorsement of their candidacy does not necessarily imply an endorsement by the candidate of all of the views of the endorser.
Primary campaign endorsements [ edit ]
U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, and First Ladies [ edit ]
U.S. Senators [ edit ]
Wayne Allard (R-CO) [5 ] Sen.
Kit Bond (R-MO) [6 ] Sen.
Sam Brownback (R-KS), former 2008 presidential candidate [7 ] Sen.
Richard Burr (R-NC) [8 ] Sen.
Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) [9 ] Sen.
Tom Coburn (R-OK) [10 ] Sen.
Thad Cochran (R-MS) [11 ] Sen.
Norm Coleman (R-MN) [12 ] Sen.
Susan Collins (R-ME), Ranking Member of [13 ] Senate Homeland Security Committee Sen.
John Cornyn (R-TX) [14 ] Sen.
Pete Domenici (R-NM) [15 ] [16 ] Sen.
John Ensign (R-NV) [17 ] Sen.
Lindsey Graham (R-SC) [13 ] Sen.
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) [18 ] Sen.
Johnny Isakson (R-GA) [9 ] Sen.
Jon Kyl (R-AZ), [13 ] Senate Minority Whip Sen.
Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Chairman of [19 ] Senate Homeland Security Committee and 2000 Democratic Vice-Presidential Nominee Sen.
Richard Lugar (R-IN), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. [20 ] Sen.
Mel Martinez (R-FL) [21 ] Sen.
Richard Shelby (R-AL) [22 ] Sen.
Gordon Smith (R-OR), Ranking Member of [13 ] Senate Aging Committee Sen.
Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Ranking Member of [13 ] Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Sen.
John Thune (R-SD) [13 ] Sen.
George Voinovich (R-OH) [23 ] Sen.
John Warner (R-VA), former Chairman of [13 ] Senate Armed Services Committee Fmr. Sen.
George Allen (R-VA) [24 ] Fmr. Sen.
Howard Baker (R-TN), former Senate Majority Leader and Senate Minority Leader [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Rudy Boschwitz (R-MN) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Conrad Burns (R-MT) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Dan Coats (R-IN) [25 ] Fmr. Sen.
Al D'Amato (R-NY) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell [26 ] Fmr. Sen.
John Danforth (R-MO) also served as Ambassador to the United Nations [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Mike DeWine (R-OH) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Daniel J. Evans (R-WA), also served as Governor of Washington [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Peter Fitzgerald (R-IL) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Slade Gorton (R-WA) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Phil Gramm (R-TX) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Nancy Kassebaum Baker (R-KS) [27 ] Fmr. Sen.
Bob Kasten (R-WI) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Trent Lott (R-MS), former Senate Majority Leader and Senate Minority Whip [13 ] Fmr. Sen.
Mack Mattingly (R-GA) [1 ] Fmr. Sen.
Zell Miller (D-GA) Fmr. Sen.
Don Nickles (R-OK) [28 ] Fmr. Sen.
Warren Rudman (R-NH) [13 ] Fmr. Sen.
Fred Thompson (R-TN), former 2008 presidential candidate [29 ]
U.S. Representatives [ edit ]
Governors [ edit ]
Military [ edit ]
Senator McCain was endorsed by over 100
generals and admirals from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, among them: [55 ]
Lieutenant General John B. Conaway, USAF (Ret.) - former Chief of the National Guard Bureau
General James B. Davis, USAF (Ret.) - former Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe (NATO)
Colonel George "Bud" Day, USAF (Ret.) - Medal of Honor recipient
Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton, USN (Ret.) - Navy Cross recipient
Admiral S. Robert Foley, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet Admiral
Ronald J. Hays, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Command Admiral
James L. Holloway III, USN (Ret.) - former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral
Bobby Ray Inman, USN (Ret.) - former Director of the NSA Admiral
Jerome L. Johnson, USN (Ret.) - former Vice Chief of Naval Operations General
James L. Jones, USMC (Ret.) - former Commandant of the Marine Corps General
P.X. Kelley, USMC (Ret.) - former Commandant of the Marine Corps Admiral
Robert J. "Barney" Kelly, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet Admiral
Frank Kelso, USN (Ret.) - former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral
George "Gus" Kinnear, USN (Ret.) - former Commander of Air Force, Atlantic Fleet Admiral
Charles R. "Chuck" Larson, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Command Admiral
Joseph Lopez, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe Admiral
James "Ace" Lyons, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet Admiral Paul David Miller, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet
Rear Admiral Benjamin F. Montoya, USN (Ret.) - former Chief of Naval Civil Engineer Corps
Carl E. Mundy, Jr., USMC (Ret.) - former Commandant of the Marine Corps
Vice Admiral John R. Ryan, USN (Ret.) - former Superintendent of the Naval Academy General
H. Norman Schwarzkopf, USA (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Central Command Admiral
Leighton W. Smith, Jr., USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe Colonel
Leo K. Thorsness, USAF (Ret.) - Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant General
James A. Williams, USA (Ret.) - former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency Admiral
Ronald J. Zlatoper, USN (Ret.) - former Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet
State, local, and territorial officials [ edit ]
Jeffrey L. Barnhart, Member of the North Carolina General Assembly. [57 ]
Peter Bragdon, State Senator in New Hampshire. [58 ]
Michael Downing, State Senator in New Hampshire. [58 ]
John Gallus, State Senator in New Hampshire. [58 ]
Ted Gatsas, State Senator in New Hampshire. [58 ]
Fletcher L. Hartsell, Jr., State Senator in North Carolina. [57 ]
Leonard Lance, former member of the New Jersey General Assembly and Congressional candidate. [59 ]
Steven Lukan, State Representative in Iowa. [58 ]
Mike May, State Representative in Iowa. [58 ]
Bob McDonnell, Virginia Attorney General [60 ]
Larry McKibben, State Senator in Iowa. [58 ]
John Pappageorge, State Senator in Michigan. [58 ]
John Putney, State Senator in Iowa. [58 ]
Randy Richardville, State Senator in Michigan. [58 ]
Other political figures [ edit ]
George Argyros, former United States Ambassador to Spain, billionaire, and former Major League Baseball owner [61 ]
James Baker, former Secretary of State under President George H.W. Bush. [62 ]
Debra Bartoshevich (D), Fmr. Hillary Clinton Delegate [63 ]
John Rusling Block, former Secretary of Agriculture [1 ]
John R. Bolton, former Ambassador to the UN under President George W. Bush [64 ]
Otis R. Bowen, former Secretary of Health and Human Services and former Indiana Governor [1 ]
James H. Burnley IV, former Secretary of Transportation [1 ]
William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr., former Secretary of Transportation under President Gerald Ford [1 ]
Lawrence Eagleburger, former Secretary of State under President George H.W. Bush [1 ]
Alexander Haig, former Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan [1 ]
Henry Kissinger, former [13 ] National Security Advisor and Secretary of State under President Richard Nixon and President Gerald Ford.
Ann McLaughlin Korologos former Secretary of Labor, DC [65 ] Fmr. Ambassador
Thomas Patrick Melady [66 ] Fmr.
Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher [67 ] Fmr.
Secretary of Commerce Peter George Peterson [68 ] Fmr.
FCC chairman Michael Powell [69 ]
Nancy Reagan, wife of the late President Ronald Reagan and former First Lady of the United States [70 ] [71 ]
Karl Rove, former political advisor to President Bush [72 ]
George Shultz, former Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan [1 ]
James R. Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense under President Richard Nixon and President Gerald Ford. [73 ]
Gordon St. Angelo, former Chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party
R. James Woolsey, Jr., former CIA Director under President Bill Clinton. [74 ]
National figures [ edit ]
Newspapers [ edit ]
These newspapers have endorsed John McCain's general election run:
newspaper in Amarillo Globe News Amarillo, Texas [79 ]
newspaper in Antelope Valley Press Palmdale, California [80 ]
newspaper in The Arizona Republic Phoenix, Arizona [81 ]
newspaper in The Bakersfield Californian Bakersfield, California [79 ]
newspaper in The Baltimore Examiner Baltimore, Maryland [79 ]
newspaper in The Beaumont Monitor Beaumont, Texas [79 ]
newspaper in Bend Bulletin Bend, Oregon [79 ]
newspaper in The Boston Herald Boston, Massachusetts [79 ]
newspaper in The Columbus Dispatch Columbus, Ohio [79 ]
newspaper in The Corpus Christi Caller-Times Corpus Christi, Texas [79 ]
newspaper in The Daily Press Newport News, Virginia [79 ]
newspaper in Daily Sentinel Grand Junction, Colorado [79 ]
newspaper in The Dallas Morning News Dallas, Texas [82 ]
newspaper in The Findlay Courier Findlay, Ohio [79 ]
newspaper in Foster's Daily Democrat Dover, New Hampshire [79 ]
newspaper in Goldsboro News-Argus Goldsboro, North Carolina [83 ]
newspaper in The Intelligencer Wheeling, West Virginia [79 ]
newspaper in The Johnson County Sun Overland Park, Kansas [84 ]
newspaper in The Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas, Nevada [85 ]
newspaper in The Lowell Sun Lowell, Massachusetts [79 ]
newspaper in The Mining Journal Marquette, Michigan [79 ]
newspaper in Mountain Valley News Cedaredge, Colorado [79 ]
newspaper in Napa Valley Register Napa, California [79 ]
newspaper in The News-Gazette Champaign, Illinois [86 ]
newspaper in The New York Post New York, New York [87 ]
newspaper in The Times of Northwest Indiana Munster, Indiana [79 ]
newspaper in The Press-Enterprise Riverside, California [79 ]
newspaper in The Pueblo Chieftain Pueblo, Colorado [79 ]
newspaper in San Antonio Express-News San Antonio, Texas [79 ]
newspaper in The San Diego Union Tribune San Diego, California [79 ]
newspaper in The San Francisco Examiner San Francisco, California [88 ]
newspaper in The Spokesman Review Spokane, Washington [79 ]
newspaper in The Tampa Tribune Tampa, Florida [89 ]
The newspaper in Times-News Twin Falls, Idaho [90 ]
newspaper in New Hampshire Union Leader Manchester, New Hampshire [79 ]
newspaper in Wheeling News Register Wheeling, Virginia [79 ]
newspaper in Times Record News Wichita Falls, Texas [79 ]
newspaper in Winchester Star Winchester, Virginia [91 ]
Academics [ edit ]
Business people [ edit ]
Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas Casino billionaire [96 ]
Bradbury Anderson, Best Buy CEO [97 ] Hoyt R. Barnett,
Publix Vice Chairman [98 ]
August A. Busch III, former Anheuser-Busch Chairman [99 ]
Pete Coors, Coors Brewing Company Chairman [100 ]
Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard [101 ]
Steve Forbes, magazine publisher, former GOP presidential candidate (1996, 2000) [102 ]
Deal W. Hudson, Conservative publisher. [103 ]
Tom Monaghan, Founder of Domino's Pizza. [104 ]
Frederick W. Smith, Founder, chairman, president, and CEO of FedEx. [105 ]
Donald Trump, Chairman and CEO of the Trump Organization [106 ]
Robert Ulrich, Target Chairman and CEO [107 ] Michael D. White,
Pepsi Vice Chairman [108 ]
Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay [109 ]
Bob Wright, former NBC Universal Chairman and CEO [110 ]
Entertainers [ edit ]
María Conchita Alonso, actress [111 ]
Stephen Baldwin, actor [112 ]
Pat Boone, singer [113 ]
Powers Boothe, actor [114 ]
Wilford Brimley, actor [115 ]
Jerry Bruckheimer, producer [113 ]
James Caan, actor [113 ]
Dean Cain, actor [113 ]
Adam Carolla, comedian, television and radio host [116 ]
Lacey Chabert, actress [116 ]
Jon Cryer, actor [113 ]
Daddy Yankee (Ramon Ayala), musician [117 ] [118 ]
Charlie Daniels, musician [119 ]
Robert Davi, actor [120 ]
Robert Duvall, actor [113 ]
Clint Eastwood, actor and director [121 ]
Erik Estrada, actor [122 ]
Joe Eszterhas, screenwriter [123 ]
Lou Ferrigno, actor and bodybuilder [124 ]
Kelsey Grammer, actor [125 ]
Lee Greenwood, musician, often performed " God Bless the USA" at McCain/Palin rallies [126 ]
Angie Harmon, actress [127 ]
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, co-host of The View [128 ]
Patricia Heaton, actress [113 ]
Victoria Jackson, comedian [129 ]
Lorenzo Lamas, actor [113 ]
Blackie Lawless, musician [130 ]
Gerald McRaney, actor [113 ]
Dennis Miller, comedian [131 ]
Heidi Montag, Hollywood figure [132 ]
Craig T. Nelson, actor [113 ]
George Newbern, actor [113 ]
Chuck Norris, actor [133 ]
Ted Nugent, hard rock guitarist [134 ]
Gail O'Grady, actress [113 ]
John Ondrasik, singer [135 ]
Joe Perry, guitarist for Aerosmith [136 ]
John Ratzenberger, actor [137 ]
John Rich, musician [138 ]
Shauna Sand, actress [139 ]
Tom Selleck, actor [140 ]
Gary Sinise, actor [113 ]
Kevin Sorbo, actor [113 ]
Sylvester Stallone, actor [141 ]
Connie Stevens, actress [142 ]
Rip Torn, actor [140 ]
Cowboy Troy, musician [143 ]
Janine Turner, actress and author [144 ]
Dick Van Patten, actor [145 ]
Jon Voight, actor [146 ]
Hank Williams, Jr. musician, often performed at McCain/Palin rallies [147 ]
Gretchen Wilson, musician, often performed at McCain/Palin rallies [126 ]
James Woods, actor [148 ]
David Zucker, director [116 ]
Foreign entertainers [ edit ]
Adult entertainment [ edit ]
Athletes and sportspeople [ edit ]
Troy Aikman, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback [152 ]
George Bodenheimer, ESPN President [153 ]
Bryan Clay Olympic gold medalist in decathlon. [154 ]
Bill Davidson, owner of the Detroit Pistons [155 ]
Mike Ditka, ESPN NFL Analyst and Former Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints Head Coach. [156 ]
John Elway, Hall of Fame Denver Broncos quarterback [152 ]
Al Leiter, Former MLB Pitcher. [157 ]
Chuck Liddell, MMA fighter [158 ]
Colette Nelson, IFBB professional bodybuilder [159 ]
Brady Quinn, Cleveland Browns quarterback [160 ]
Nolan Ryan, Hall of Fame MLB pitcher [161 ]
Curt Schilling, Boston Red Sox pitcher [162 ]
Jason Sehorn, retired New York Giants cornerback [163 ]
Roger Staubach, Hall of Fame Dallas Cowboys quarterback [164 ]
Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns offensive tackle [160 ]
Organizations [ edit ]
Other individuals [ edit ]
Foreign political figures [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ a b Isakson, Chambliss endorse McCain; 'Disappointment' reigns at Christian Alliance meeting | Political Insider | ajc.com
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^ Norm Coleman Endorses McCain
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^ Indianapolis Business Journal: Lugar didn’t respond to IBJ’s request for an interview. He has said publicly that he wouldn’t want a spot in Obama’s cabinet, and he has formally endorsed Republican John McCain.
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^ Whitehouse, Ken (January 31, 2008). "Update: McCain gets Sundquist and more while Obama camp says new ads on the way". The Nashville Post . Retrieved 2008-05-03.
^ Ponnuru, Ramesh (January 6, 2008). "Jack Kemp Endorses McCain". National Review . Retrieved 2008-05-03.
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^ "McCain announces Riley endorsement". Associated Press ( The Huntsville Times). March 3, 2008 . Retrieved 2008-05-03.
^ McCain gains Schwarzenegger endorsement
^ "Former U.S. ambassador to Canada set to endorse McCain". CBC News. 2008-02-01.
^ Fallon, Scott and Adrienne Lui (February 1, 2008). "Obama, McCain benefit from rivals' departures". The Record . Retrieved 2008-05-03.
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^ McCain Outlines Economic Plans, Washington Post, 2008-01-23
^ a b NPR: Secret Money Project
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^ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
^ Full text of Nancy Reagan's endorsement.
^ "Nancy Reagan gives McCain seal of approval". Associated Press (Fox News). 2008-03-25 . Retrieved 2008-03-25.
^ "CNN.com International". CNN.
^ Salt Lake Tribune
^ McMahon, Robert (2008-06-03). "McCain's Brain Trust". Newsweek . Retrieved 2008-06-18.
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^ Republican Party of Pennsylvania
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^ Remarks by Marin at the GOP Convention
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^ Oregon Independent
^ Baptist Messenger
^ Frank Davies (March 3, 2008). "Carly Fiorina to campaign for McCain". San Jose Mercury News . Retrieved 2008-07-11.
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^ Naples News
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^ TRAIL BLAZERS Blog | The Dallas Morning News
^ If Kumar's for him, I'm for him, The International Herald Tribune, Retrieved March 4, 2008
^ a b c http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/015/473ldzno.asp
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^ Washington Post
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^ Dennis Miller: Politics on the Brain , October 22, 2008 Las Vegas Sun
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^ Curt Schilling (December 6, 2007). "McCain in '08". 38Pitches.com . Retrieved 2008-07-11.
^ Barbara Barker (June 23, 2008). "Presidential endorsements the hot sport of summer". Newsday . Retrieved 2008-07-11.
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^ Sam Brownback
^ The Jewish Press
^ David Frum's diary
^ "You have Obama, a leftist socialist who would give us another gun-grabbing Ginsburg on the court, or McCain, who would appoint a conservative like Bush did." ( Bush’s Legacy: The Greatest American President?)
^ ". 'Joe the Plumber' endorses McCain" USA Today. 2008-10-28 . Retrieved 2010-05-08.
^ Rosa Prince (January 24, 2008). "David Cameron backs John McCain in US race". The Daily Telegraph (London).
^ "Despite the wave of Obama-mania in Europe, the EPP is one of the few European voices that have openly supported John McCain.". September 4, 2008.
External links [ edit ]
Supporters list from the John McCain campaign website
List of endorsers, from Project Vote Smart.