Th pugnacious two-term senator from New Hampshire who warned against soaring federal deficits and became the strongest Republican critic of the Reagan administration over the Iran-contra affair died Nov. 19. He was 82.
Dec. 16, 1986 Sen. Warren Rudman (R-N.H.), the ranking Republican of the Senate panel investigating the Iran-contra connection, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill with other Republican members of the panel in Washington. Rudman served two terms in the Senate, choosing not to run for reelection in 1992. Ron Edmonds/AP Buy Photo