Florida Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings Dies at Age 84

HeadlineApr 07, 2021

Florida Democratic Congressmember Alcee Hastings has died at the age of 84 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Hastings, a former lawyer and Florida’s first African American federal judge, had served in Congress for nearly four decades, where he championed civil rights. A special election will be scheduled to fill his seat.

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