Erica Werner for AP reports: Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald , D-Calif., died early Sunday of cancer, an aide said. Millender-McDonald, who was 68, died at her home in Carson, Calif., said her chief of staff, Bandele McQueen. McQueen could provide no details on what form of cancer Millender-McDonald had. He said she had been receiving hospice care. The congresswoman had asked for a four- to six-week leave of absence from the House last week to deal with her illness.
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