President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a major federal grant to the state of Arizona to help design and build a new McCain National Library at Arizona State University. The McCain National Library will honor the life and legacy of the late John McCain, who represented Arizona first as a U.S. representative and then as a longtime U.S. senator and a Republican presidential nominee. The new 80,000-square-foot national library will include archives for McCain’s papers and materials from his decades of high-profile work while in office. A visitor’s center and an Arizona home for the Washington, D.C.-based McCain Institute are among other elements planned for the site.
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