My1sttoday: Former Vice President Walter Mondale dies at age 93.
U.S former Vice President Walter Mondale, who was also the Democratic nominee for president in 1984, died on Monday at the age of 93, Axios reported on Monday evening, citing a family spokesperson.
Before serving as vice president during President Jimmy Carter’s single term in the White House, Mondale represented Minnesota in the Senate for 12 years. Before that, he was Minnesota’s state attorney general for four years.
Mondale also held a post in the Clinton administration, serving as the United States Ambassador to Japan.
According to Axios, Mondale spoke with President Biden, Vice President Harris, former Presidents Carter and Clinton and Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) by phone on Sunday, in addition to his friend and former campaign staffer Tom Cosgrove.