Geraldine Ferraro dies, at age 75





Geraldine Ferraro, a former congresswoman and vice presidential candidate, has died, according to a family statement. She was 75.

In 1984, Ferraro was the first female vice presidential candidate from a major U.S. political party when she ran with Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale.

A resident of New York City, Ferraro died in Massachusetts General Hospital, surrounded by loved ones. Her cause of death was complications from multiple myeloma, a blood cancer she had battled for 12 years, according to a statement released by her family from Boston....



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