2017 Political Obituaries

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    I remember him on the old Nightline program during the hostage situation...
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    Influential former Iranian leader Rafsanjani dead at age 82
    January 8, 2017 — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a wily political survivor and multimillionaire mogul who remained among the ruling elite despite moderate views, died Sunday, state TV reported. He was 82.
     
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    Carter era Nat'l. Security Adviser passes away...
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    Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Dies at 89
    MAY 26, 2017 - Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish strategic theorist who was national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter in the tumultuous years of the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the late 1970s, died on Friday at a hospital in Virginia. He was 89.
     
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    Former New Mexico GOP senator, Pete Domenici, dead at 85...
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    Pete Domenici, former New Mexico GOP senator, dead at 85
    Pete Domenici, the longest-serving senator from New Mexico, died on Wednesday, Fox News confirmed. He was 85 years old.
     
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    Jalal Talabani, died in Germany...
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    Iraq's first non-Arab president has died in Germany
    Oct. 3, 2017 -- Iraq's first non-Arab president and leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Jalal Talabani, died in Germany on Tuesday.
     
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    Former Presidential candidate John Anderson passes away...

    Former Rep. John Anderson dies at 95
    Dec. 4, 2017 -- Former U.S. Rep. John Anderson of Illinois, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died, his family announced Monday. He was 95. The circumstances of his death were not reported.
     
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