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Former US Presidential Candidate George McGovern Dies

Posted October 21st, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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George McGovern, a former U.S. lawmaker best known for a devastating defeat in the 1972 presidential election, has died. McGovern passed away at age 90 on Sunday in his native South Dakota. Family members say he had been suffering from a “combination of medical conditions.” McGovern served terms as a Democratic Congressman and a Senator […]

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Former U.S. Presidential Candidate George McGovern Dies

Posted October 21st, 2012 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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George McGovern, a former U.S. lawmaker best known for a devastating defeat in the 1972 presidential election, has died. He was 90. McGovern passed away on Sunday in his native South Dakota. Family members say he had been suffering from a “combination of medical conditions” that had worsened. He was recently admitted to hospice care. […]

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Former US Senator, Presidential Candidate McGovern in Failing Health

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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The family of former U.S. senator and presidential candidate George McGovern says he has been placed into hospice care near his home in the state of South Dakota. McGovern’s daughter told the Associated Press her 90-year-old father is “coming to the end of his life.” Hospice care is a specialized living facility for terminally ill […]

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Ex-President Bush Headed to Africa to Promote Disease-Fighting Programs

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President George W. Bush will travel to Africa next month to emphasize programs to fight diseases like AIDS and malaria. The ex-president and his wife, Laura, will visit Tanzania, Zambia and Ethiopia from December 1-5. While in Africa, the former president and first lady will promote disease-fighting initiatives started during his presidency and […]

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