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October 28, 2002
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American Jewish leaders are mourning the sudden death of Sen. Paul Wellstone, a two-term Democrat from Minnesota almost universally lauded as a “mensch.””You had to like Paul Wellstone,” said Judy Yudof, president of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, a personal friend of the two-term senator. “He was just honest and completely forthright. If you walked up to Paul, he’d give you a hug.”

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