Happy 81st birthday, Senator John McCain

The senior Arizona Senator turns 81.

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August 29, 2017

With celebration balloons falling Republican presidential hopeful, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., reacts to the crowd at his primary watch party in Dallas, Tuesday, March 4, 2008. McCain surpassed the requisite 1,191 GOP delegates to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Arizona’s senior senator, John McCain, celebrates his 81st birthday Tuesday.

His daughter, Meghan, posted an early birthday picture to her Instagram showing the senator enjoying cake at home in Cornville, Arizona.

McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year, doesn’t appear to be slowing down. He watched the eclipse on a hike last week, spent time with Senate colleagues and cheered for the Diamondbacks.

Cheers to many more years of cake and candles.

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AP Photo/LM Otero