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Politicians React to Death of Harry Kalas

We've already received several statements from elected officials about the death of famed Phillies announcer Harry Kalas. Here's what they have to say:

Politicians React to Death of Harry Kalas

We've already received several statements from elected officials about the death of famed Phillies announcer Harry Kalas. Here's what they have to say:

Sen. Arlen Specter: "As the voice of the Philadelphia Phillies, Harry Kalas was everyone's friend in this region. His incisive commentaries will be sorely missed."

Gov. Ed Rendell: “I am shocked and saddened by Harry’s untimely and unexpected passing. He was a Philadelphia institution who made the game for countless fans. The entire professional baseball family is the less with his loss, and I offer my sincere condolences to the Kalas family.”

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