Death of Jack W. Germond

January 30, 1928 - August 14, 2013
Washington, District Of Columbia | Age 85

Longtime political columnist dead at 85
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BEN NUCKOLS, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The McLaughlin Group," has died. He was 85.

Germond died Wednesday morning. He had recently finished his first novel, "A Small Story for Page Three," about a reporter investigating political intrigue, being published Friday. The Baltimore Sun, where Germond worked for many years,...

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