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I thought he died a long time ago: Former Pennsylvania governor and presidential candidate William Scranton, 96, has died after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage: Scranton, a progressive Republican from the northeastern Pennsylvania city named after his wealthy family, was elected to Congress in 1960. He served one term before he was elected as Pennsylvania's 38th governor in 1962.His foray into presidential politics occurred in 1964, during his one term as governor, when he emerged as a moderately liberal alternative to conservative Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater after New York Gov. . . .

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