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John McCain’s Final Calls To Connie Stevens

Ailing politician took comfort in his celebrity crush!

Sen. John McCain passed away at his Arizona home on Aug. 25 after a long battle with brain cancer, with the proud “maverick” taking pride in being a political outsider even as the GOP candidate for U.S. president in 2008. But insiders say that the beloved war hero had also spent his final months saying goodbye to an unlikely secret love — veteran showbiz personality Connie Stevens! “John’s carried a torch for Connie for years,” a close source told The National ENQUIRER, “and dreamed of meeting her before he finally did in the ’90s.” And in his final months, said sources, McCain had taken comfort in making covert phone calls to his celebrity crush!