George McGovern: Statesman, American Hero, Dies At 90

One never forgets his or her first love. Most guys never forget their first car. And a political columnist never forgets his or her first campaign.

Former Senator and 1972 presidential candidate George McGovern  (D-S.D.) died early this morning at 90 surrounded by family and friends in a hospice in Sioux Falls, S.D., a constituency he served as a Congressman and Senator.… [Read more]