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  • NJ Congressman Donald Payne Dies of Colon Cancer

    Mar 6, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Rep. Donald Payne, the first African American elected to represent New Jersey in Congress, died today after a battle with colon cancer, The New Jersey Star-Ledger reports. He was 77. The 12-term member of the House had announced in February that he was undergoing treatment for colon cancer and would continue to represent his district. […]