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US Rep With Same Name Speaks at McGovern Funeral

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Massachusetts congressman who shares George McGovern’s last name recalled the former senator as a mentor who loved his country so much that he still believed strongly in democracy even after losing the presidential race in a historic landslide. Rep. Jim McGovern is no relation to the former three-term...
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Gary Hart Fondly Recalls McGovern at Funeral

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart says George McGovern was stronger than any political label, despite his critics’ attempts to dismiss him as a liberal. Hart spoke at McGovern’s funeral service Friday. Hart had had served as manager for ex-U.S. Sen. George McGovern’s failed 1972 presidential campaign. McGovern, a three-time...
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Daschle: McGovern Gave Democrats Hope

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle says he and hundreds of other Democratic party candidates can thank George McGovern for giving them the courage to run. Daschle spoke about the former U.S. senator and three-time presidential candidate during McGovern’s funeral service on Friday in Sioux Falls. McGovern died Sunday at...
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Gary Hart to Speak at George McGovern’s Funeral

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart, who had served as manager for ex-U.S. Sen. George McGovern’s failed 1972 presidential campaign, will speak at his friend’s funeral. McGovern family spokesman Steve Hildebrand tells The Associated Press that while Hart isn’t on the official program, he will speak at the Friday event...
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