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RIP: 'Lost a Giant': Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Dies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obituary, Mario Cuomo, progressive movement, politics, news, usa, democrats, government, ethics )

- 1234 days ago -
Mario Cuomo, a Democrat, was known for his soaring oratory. In 1984 he delivered a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention in which he highlighted poverty and inequality to attack President Ronald Reagan's declaration that the nation was "a
Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene Remembered for Brilliance, Humor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, Afghanistan, Maj.Gen. Harold Greene, obituary, sadness, news, war, death )

- 1383 days ago -
The two-star U.S. Army general who was killed in Afghanistan in an insider attack Tuesday was a native of upstate New York who held three advanced degrees from USC and whom colleagues described as a family man and a brilliant logistician with a quick...
James Brady, Former Reagan White House Press Secretary, Dies at Age 73
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: James Brady, gun control advocate, obituary, republicans, media, news, sadness, politics )

- 1384 days ago -
James Brady, a former presidential press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt on U.S. President Ronald Reagan, has died, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Monday. He was 73.
Honor the Memory of Shirley Temple Black
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obituary )

- 1558 days ago -
We lost a legend last night
RIP: Frank Lautenberg Dies; Was U.S. Senate's Last WW II Vet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: OBITUARY, obituary, Frank Lautenberg, US Senate, congress, news, democrats, usa )

- 1811 days ago -
Frank Lautenberg, a New Jersey Democrat associated with major legislative achievements over five terms in the U.S. Senate and the chamber's last surviving World War II veteran, died on Monday of viral pneumonia...
RIP: Former N.Y. Mayor Ed Koch Dies at 88
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obituary, Ed Koch, usa, news, government, politics, democrats, dishonesty )

- 1934 days ago -
From 1978 to 1989, his tight fiscal policies pulled the city out of severe financial difficulties.
RIP: Sargent Shriver Has Died
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, OBITUARY, SARGENT SHRIVER, u.s., politics, government, americans, news, media )

- 2678 days ago -
Sargent Shriver, a former Peace Corps director and Democratic vice presidential candidate, has died, NBC News has confirmed.
RIP: Elizabeth Edwards Was Her Husband's Biggest Asset
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ElizabethEdwards, obituary, politics, democrats, candidates, news, government, americans )

- 2719 days ago -
Her wit and willingness to acknowledge her imperfections and setbacks, whether a struggle to lose weight or the later loss of her hair during chemotherapy -- turned her into a hit in the campaign. She could draw crowds as large as her husband's, especially
Former Sen. Ted Stevens Confirmed Dead in Alaska Plane Crash
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obituary, politics, republicans, news, Ted Stevens, congress )

- 2839 days ago -
Former NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe and his son, who were also among the nine people aboard, survived, O'Keefe's company says.
Obituary: Edward Kennedy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, senator, Ted Kennedy, obituary, death, sadness )

- 3189 days ago -
Edward Kennedy, who has died following a battle with a brain tumour at the age of 77, possessed the full mixture of the virtues, and the vices, that defined America's most famous political dynasty.

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