Former US Senator David Pryor dies at the age of 89

David Pryor, a Democrat who spent nearly 25 years on Capitol Hill and two terms in the governor’s mansion, died today in Little Rock.

The former U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, Governor and state legislator was 89 years old.

He is survived by his wife Barbara and three sons: David Jr., Scott and Mark, the former attorney general and two-term U.S. senator.

Pryor died this morning at his home in Little Rock, Mark Pryor said.