Former Republican Sen. John Warner Dies At Age 94

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports:

John W. Warner, a Republican U.S. senator who led Virginia’s congressional delegation for 30 years and whose marriage to actress Elizabeth Taylor brought a dash of glamour to Virginia politics, has died. He was 94.

Mr. Warner died at home in Alexandria Tuesday night with family at his side, according to multiple former and current U.S. Senate staffers.

Mr. Warner served in the Senate from 1979 to 2009, including three stints as chairman of the Armed Services Committee, a key post for a state whose economy is heavily dependent on federal spending.

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