WASHINGTON (BP) -- Christian faith, integrity, servanthood and the defense of the vulnerable characterized the life of Rep. Alan Nunnelee, political allies and rivals said in the wake of his death.
Nunnelee, 56, a Republican congressman from Mississippi, passed away Feb. 6 after an eight-month battle with brain cancer and a stroke. Nunnelee, a Southern Baptist, had just begun his third two-year term in the House of Representatives. Before his first election to Congress in 2010, he served 16 years in the Mississippi Senate. Read More