Pin, John McCain, 2008


Senator John McCain of Arizona, the 2008 Republican nominee, was defeated by his Democratic opponent Senator Barack Obama of Illinois. This was the first time two sitting senators ran against each other for president.

Date Made: 2008Used Date: 2008

Depicted (Sitter): McCain, John

Place Made: United States

Referenced: PoliticsRelated Event: Presidential Campaign of 2008


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2010.0037.01Catalog Number: 2010.0037.01Accession Number: 2010.0037

Object Name: pin

Physical Description: red; white; blue (overall; overall color)cardboard (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 in x 2 1/4 in x 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.715 cm x .635 cm


Record Id: nmah_1378349

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