Herman Cain, 74 died Monday, July 30, 2020 after loosing his battle with COVID-19. He is most remembered as the Republican presidential candidate who was thought to be a real contender during his 2012 run with a focus on his 9/9/9 tax plan. The former CEO of the restaurant chain Godfather’s Pizza, Cain initially became a player in Republican politics as an economic advisor to Bob Dole’s 1996 presidential campaign before briefly launching his own bid in 2000.
Cain is said to have been hospitalized on July 1st after reportedly traveling extensively throughout the month of June including a rally he attended for President Trump in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 20th. In a recent interview Trump praised Herman Cain and said he doesn’t believe Cain got the coronavirus at his June 20th rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Before starting his political career, Cain was a very successful entrepreneur. In the 1980s, he managed hundreds of profitable Burger King restaurants in the Philadelphia area. He later was appointed as chairman and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, which has more than 570 restaurants across the country. He held that position for about 10 years.
Cain died Thursday, July 30, 2020
End of Her Reign
According to a statement from Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully on September 8, 2022 at age 96 at her Balmoral Castle, the British royal family’s estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was said to have been vacationing there this summer. It was reported that members of the Royal family were present by her side including her four children.
For 70 years and 214 days, the longest of any British monarch and the second-longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country, Queen Elizabeth held the throne as Queen of the United Kingdom since 1952 when she ascended the throne upon her father’s death. The Queen’s eldest on Charles, Prince of Wales with take other as King Charles III.
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Demings has served three terms in Congress. Aware of the uphill battle she faces, Demings is not only running to defeat Sen. Rubio, but a win in November would make her the first Black U.S. Senator from Florida.
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