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Sam Gibbons Dies

A Tribute to Sam Gibbons

Al Eisele | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Al Eisele

Too bad Sam Gibbons isn't still around to advise President Obama on the central issue of the 2012 election -- that was my first thought after hearing that the 92-year-old former Democratic congressman from Florida died on October 10.

Former Dem Congressman Dies

AP | GARY FINEOUT and MITCH STACY | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Former U.S. Rep. Sam M. Gibbons, who served 17 terms in Congress and rose to head the powerful Ways and Means Committee before his...