revised March 28, 2008
JOHN McCAIN 2008, INC.
McCAIN 2008 - THE EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE (filed with the FEC to
establish on Nov. 16, 2006)
TALK AMERICA (2006 cycle)
(announced Feb. 28, 2007)
CEO of Ridge Global LLC, strategic consulting services firm in Washington,
DC. First Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jan.
24, 2003 to 2005. Assistant to the President for Homeland Security,
appointed Oct. 2001. Twice elected Governor of Pennsylvania in 1994
and re-elected in 1998, serving to Oct. 2001. Elected to Congress
in 1982 and re-elected five times. Assistant district attorney in
Erie County, PA, 1972-82. J.D. from Dickinson School of Law,
1972. Drafted and served in the U.S. Army, 1968-70. B.A. from
Harvard University, 1967.
|National Co-Chair (one
||former Gov. Tom Ridge
Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman
Robert A. Gleason, Jr. (announced Feb. 1, 2008)
U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach (PA-6)
(Feb. 2, 2008; previously backed Giuliani)
U.S. Rep. Tom Platts (PA-19) (announced
March 22, 2007)
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