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Former US Sen. Adlai Stevenson III Dies at 90
Former US Sen.
Adlai Stevenson III Dies at 90
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Former US Sen. Adlai Stevenson III Dies at 90

Great-grandson of a US vice president, he served a decade in Congress

(Newser) - Former US Sen. Adlai Stevenson III of Illinois has died at his home on Chicago's North Side. He was 90. His son Adlai Stevenson IV, who confirmed the Illinois Democrat died on Monday, said his father had dementia, the AP reports. “He just faded away,” his son...

Republicans Brace for Brokered Convention

Leaders dusting off rule books, readying for big fight

(Newser) - For much of American history, brokered conventions were the norm, but the two big parties have not had one since Democrats chose Adlai Stevenson in 1952. The Republicans' last brokered convention was 1948 when they picked Thomas Dewey (Gerald Ford beat Ronald Reagan on the first ballot in 1976). But...

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