(KCEN) Former U.S. Senator George McGovern has died.
McGovern was the Democratic candidate for President in 1972.
He lost that election in a landslide to Richard Nixon.
George McGovern represented South Dakota for four years in the House and 18 years in the US Senate.
Last week his family disclosed that he had entered hospice care.
He died early Sunday morning surrounded by his family and life-long friends.
He was 90-years-old.