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Rep. Don Young, longest-serving member of Congress, dies at 88

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Don Young was the longest-serving current member of Congress. His office announced his death in a statement Friday night. A cause of death was not provided. Young was known for his brusque style and for his off-color comments and gaffes. He was elected to the U.S. House in 1973 and served until 2022.
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Reuters

Longest-serving U.S. congressman, Alaska's Don Young, dies at 88

U.S. Republican Representative Don Young, who was first elected to Congress in 1973 and was its longest-serving current member, died on Friday, his office said in a statement.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

‘Champion for Alaska’: Don Young, longest-serving House Republican, dies at 88

Republican known for brusque style said he’d had more than 75 bills signed by a president and he was happy every time he could help a constituent

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBS Local

Sutter County-Born Rep. Don Young, Longest-Serving Congressmember, Dies At 88

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP/CBS13) — Don Young, a blunt-speaking Republican born in Sutter County and longest-serving member of Alaska’s congressional delegation, has died. He was 88.His office announced Young’s death in a statement Friday night.“It’s with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce Congressman Don Young (R-AK), the Dean of the House and revered champion for Alaska, passed away today while traveling home to Alaska to be with the st…

4 months ago·United States
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The Independent

Alaska congressman Don Young dies at 88

‘His absence will leave Congress less colourful and less punctual’

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Alaska Rep. Don Young, longest-serving congress member, dies at 88

Rep. Don Young, the blunt-speaking Republican and longest-serving member of Congress, died Friday.

4 months ago·United States
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Washington Times

Rep. Don Young, most senior member of Congress, dies at 88

Rep. Don Young, dean of the U.S. House of Representatives and one of Congress’s more colorful characters, died Friday on his way back home to Alaska, his office announced. He was 88.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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