Former Congressman, Deputy Mayor Herman Badillo Dies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former U.S. Rep. and deputy mayor Herman Badillo died Wednesday at the age of 85.

The office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. confirmed the death. Badillo died of complications of congestive heart disease at a hospital in Manhattan on Wednesday morning, according to George Arzt, a political consultant and longtime friend.

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