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"Don't vote," goes the old quip, "it only encourages them." Nonetheless, politics has been the arena of some of the world's greatest thinkers and most celebrated public figures. This memorial site was created to honor and remember politicians and the people who supported, thwarted, or reported on them.
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Politics Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Harlan Mathews

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Harlan Mathews, who was appointed to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Al Gore after he was elected vice president in 1992, died Friday. He was 87. A family spokesman said Mathews died at a hospice in Nashville with his wife, Pat, by his side. He had recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Mathews joined Tennessee government in 1950 as a member of the state budget staff and quickly became a top aide to Govs. Frank Clement and Buford Ellington. The Legislature...
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