Former Vice President Walter Mondale passed away Monday night at the age of 93. He was a lifelong public servant who transformed the role of vice president, and championed civil rights under President Jimmy Carter. For more on the way…
Mondale served Minnesota as attorney general and U.S. senator. He followed the trail blazed by his political mentor, Hubert H. Humphrey, to the vice presidency, serving under Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981.
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As the race between presumptive nominees Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama continues to heat up, historians look to past races to weigh the advantages and disadvantages brought to a national ticket by a vice presidential candidate.
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