Sen. George McGovern Dies, 90

    FILE - In this April 18, 2009, file photo former Sen. George McGovern delivers remarks at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.  Ann McGovern, the former senator's daughter,  said Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, it's a blessing that she and other family members are able to surround her father as he declines in hospice care in South Dakota. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)

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    Sen. George McGovern, the Democratic nominee for president in 1972, died Sunday morning at age 90, according to a family spokesman. The senator from South Dakota died in a Sioux Falls hospice at 5:15 a.m. McGovern served three terms in the United States Senate and ran for president three times, in 1968 and 1984 as well as in 1972. He lost to Nixon in what is recognized as one of the largest electoral landslides ever.

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