Biden at McGovern prayer service

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Oct 25, 2012 at 7:06 am

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KNSI) The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will attend a South Dakota prayer service for former U.S. Sen. George McGovern today.

McGovern, who lost a 1972 presidential bid to Richard Nixon, died Sunday at a Sioux Falls hospice. He was 90.

Biden and McGovern served together in the Senate.

The White House says the vice president will travel to South Dakota to attend a 6:30 p.m. service tonight at First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls.

A public viewing is planned for 1 to 6 p.m. at the church.

Funeral services for McGovern are set for 1 p.m. Friday in Sioux Falls.

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