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.
Florida Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings Dies at Age 84
HeadlineApr 07, 2021