Roberta McCain attended her son’s funeral in Washington after the Arizona Republican died at age 81 from brain cancer in 2018.
Matriarch McCain was a frequent presence on the campaign trail when her son claimed the presidency in 2008. A fiery woman, Roberta McCain has traveled regularly, including a trip to Europe in her 90s.
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CNN’s Kevin Liptak, Veronica Stracqualursi, Dana Bash, and Maeve Reston contributed to this report.