Alcee Hastings, longtime U.S. congressman, dies at 84; entered Congress after impeachment as judge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Rep. Alcee Hastings, the fiercely liberal longtime Florida congressman who was dogged throughout his tenure by an impeachment that ended his fast-rising judicial career, died Tuesday. He was 84.

Hastings' death was confirmed by his chief of staff, Lale M. Morrison. Hastings, a Democrat, announced ...

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