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McCain considers running again for Senate
Washington (AP) Republican Sen. John McCain said he's considering running for a sixth term in 2016, the year he turns 80.
In an interview Tuesday with radio station KFYI-AM in Phoenix, the Arizona Republican said that he's giving serious thought to another bid for re-election.
McCain said he's getting encouragement from businesses that are upset with the recent partial government shutdown. He had opposed the Tea Party tactic of linking the healthcare law to keeping the government operating.
McCain sought the presidency in 2008 but lost. He then easily won another Senate term in 2010. He has challenged President Barack Obama on foreign policy but has worked with Democrats on immigration legislation.