Wednesday, February 13, 2008


U.S. Senator John McCain's presidential campaign today announced that former U.S. Senator Bob Kasten (R-WI) has endorsed John McCain for president.

"Through his brave his service to this country in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Senate, John McCain has earned the respect and admiration of a grateful nation," said former Senator Kasten. "He governs from a set of core conservative principles. For more than two decades, he has fought tirelessly to bring transformative change to Washington. Now more than ever, John McCain is the leader we need. I am proud to support him in his campaign for president."

John McCain thanked former Senator Kasten for his support, saying, "I had the privilege of serving with Bob in the U.S. Senate. He is a fine man and a dedicated public servant. I am honored to call him a friend, and I am grateful for his support."

Senator Kasten was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He served Wisconsin as a U.S. Senator from 1981 to 1993, and prior to that he served as a U.S. Representative from 1975 to 1979. Senator Kasten served in the Wisconsin Air National Guard from 1966 to 1972. Since 1993, Senator Kasten has served as the President of Kasten & Company.

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