Latest Walter Mondale News

Mondale's favorite place on Earth was St. Croix River

May. 03, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Walter Mondale lived and traveled all over the world. But his favorite place on Earth, he always said, was the St. Croix River. The former vice president fell in love with the river while canoeing with his future wife in 1955....

Biden and Carter, longtime allies, reconnect in Georgia

Apr. 30, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — President Joe Biden was a first-term Delaware senator in 1976 when he endorsed an upstart former Southern governor for the presidency over the party’s Northern establishment players. Biden came full circle Thursday, visiting Jimmy Carter and his...

Editorial Roundup: US

Apr. 29, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 29 The Los Angeles Times on how Biden agenda makes up for decades of federal neglect: Three times already in his brief tenure,...

Mondale family plans memorials in fall in Minnesota, DC

Apr. 26, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Public memorial services for former Vice President Walter Mondale are planned for September in Minnesota and in Washington, D.C., his family said. The family said details will be shared in coming months. Mondale died April 19 in...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Apr. 21, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

St. Cloud Times. April 16, 2021. Editorial: We can’t let this happen again Last week, as the world had its eyes on Minnesota for a trial that could define the future of our criminal justice system, yet another Black man was killed by a Minnesota...

In death, long after loss, Mondale's liberal legacy stands

Apr. 20, 2021 06:06 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the last days of his life, former Vice President Walter Mondale received a steady stream of phone calls of appreciation. Former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris all called to say goodbye and thank you. ...

Mondale remembered as effective policymaker, public servant

Apr. 20, 2021 05:57 AM EDT

Reaction to the death of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died Monday in Minneapolis at age 93: “Today I mourn the passing of my dear friend Walter Mondale, who I consider the best vice president in our country’s history. During our administration, Fritz used...

Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93

Apr. 20, 2021 05:54 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93. The death of the former senator, ambassador and...

Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93

Apr. 19, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93. The death of the former senator, ambassador and...

Mondale remembered as effective policymaker, public servant

Apr. 19, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

Reaction to the death of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died Monday in Minneapolis at age 93: “Today I mourn the passing of my dear friend Walter Mondale, who I consider the best vice president in our country’s history. During our administration, Fritz used...