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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 31, 2019
Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, a Mississippi Republican who served 45 years in Washington, died yesterday, The Associated Press reports. He was 81 and had only retired one year ago. Cochran was an attorney in private practice when he was elected to the U.S. House in 1972. “Sen. Cochran believed deeply in equality and human dignity,” said Sen. Mitch McConnell. “And on a personal level, Thad’s generous and respectful spirit left a positive impact on everyone who knew him and everyone whom he served.”