American has lost an icon.
No matter how you felt about John McCain's politics, it's impossible to argue with the impact this Vietnam War hero had on his nation.
The Republican nominee for President in 2008 and a Senator from Arizona since 1987, McCain died from brain cancer on Saturday, August 25.
Within minutes, tributes poured forth from past Presidents, current politicians and many others.
McCain was viewed with respect from both sides of the aisle unlike perhaps any politician in the last 50 years.
Read some of the most notable messages below and join us in sending condolences to the entire McCain family...