Republican Congressman Bill Young (FL-13) Dies at 82

Breaking: The AP and FOX News are reporting that Florida Republican Congressman CW Bill Young has died.  He was 82.  Congressman young was first elected to Congress in 1970.  Congressman Young had recently announced he would not seek re-election in 2014.

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Young had been at Walter Reed for nearly two weeks with back problems that stemmed from a 1970 small plane crash. On Oct. 9, from his hospital bed, Young announced that he would not seek another term in 2014.

Young was Florida’s longest-serving member of Congress and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington.

As one of the strongest defense supporters in Congress, Young made headlines in 2012 when he said the United States should withdraw its forces from Afghanistan.

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