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In this Aug. 12, 1968, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. George McGovern (D-SD.) waves on his arrival to New York.  A family spokesman says, McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. According to the spokesman,  McGovern died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family and friends. (AP Photo/John Lindsay, File)
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In this Aug. 12, 1968, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. George McGovern (D-SD.) waves on his arrival to New York. A family spokesman says, McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. According to the spokesman, McGovern died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family and friends. (AP Photo/John Lindsay, File)

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