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Ross Perot Dies at 89

Ross Perot, the billionaire tycoon who mounted two unsuccessful third-party presidential campaigns in the 1990s, has died after a five-month battle with leukemia.

In 1992, Perot mounted one of the most successful third-party presidential candidacies in U.S. history.

He garnered nearly 19 percent of the vote finishing third behind Bill Clinton and incumbent President George H.W. Bush.

In 1995, he created the reform party and the following year received 8-percent of the vote in the presidential election as the party’s candidate.

Perot was 89.

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