New Jersey Rep. Payne dies – CNN Political Ticker - Blogs | English project 6 |

(CNN) -- Rep. Donald M. Payne, a Democrat from New Jersey, has died, his Congressional office said in a statement Tuesday. He was 77. Payne was serving his twelfth term in the U.S.


1. Democrat Donald M. Payne died at age 77.

2. Payne was serving his 12th term in the U.S.

    longest-serving members of New Jersey's congressional delegation.

    Died of complications from colon cancer.

    Payne was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1934

    first African-American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey.

     Payne served on the Education and Workforce and Foreign Affairs committees


3. The author dose not put his/ her opinion they just list facts and quotes.

4. The author dose not state his/her opinion directly. They only list facts and Quotes about the topic.

6. They are interested in what Payne served for in New Jersey and is death.

7. This article is writen for people in New Jersey, interested in policts and the congress in New Jersey.

8. They do not offer enought evidence to make you agree or disagree with him/her. they do not put their own opinion into the article.

9. Deirdre Walsh, "New Jersey Rep. Payne dies", CNN News, March 6th, 2012