Breaking: Florida Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings Dies at 84

Representative Alcee Hastings (D., Fla.) died on Tuesday at the age of 84, three years after being diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Hastings was a 15-term congressman, civil rights lawyer and Florida's first black federal judge,  though he was ultimately impeached over allegations of bribery and perjury.

 

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Florida Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings Dies at 84

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