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Tim Russert Dies of a Heart Attack

6/13/2008 4:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

NBC News' Tim Russert has died of a heart attack. He was 58.

He was working in NBC's Washington bureau today when he collapsed while recording voice overs.

DC Fire tells us the call came in at 1:41 PM ET. We're told they transported one adult male patient in cardiac arrest to Sibley Hospital where he died.

The "Meet the Press" host and author is survived by his wife, Maureen Orth -- a special correspondent for Vanity Fair -- and their adult son, Luke.

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Twinker    

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!
This is one of the good guys!

2325 days ago
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jeff    

first bitches

2325 days ago
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Audrina HOT    

gotta know when enough mcdonalds is enough

2325 days ago
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Freaked Out    

WHAAAT!!!!!!

2325 days ago
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Shane Victorino    

What???? Oh my god! My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. This is shocking!

2325 days ago
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There is no such thing as reality tv    

This is a shock. My sympathy goes out to the family.

2325 days ago
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tony    

Oh my God. If this is true, my condolences to his family. I will surely miss his political commentary and his intellect on "Meet The Press". Gos speed.

2325 days ago
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p1tey1    

WHAT??? I was just REELING from the news of R Kelly being acquitted on ALL counts, now this!!! WOW!!

2325 days ago
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Jennifer    

OMG He was a Great Man for the middle class my prayers go to his family.

2325 days ago
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Tough times don't last, tough people do!!    

I'm sorry for his family. Good for TMZ no horrible jokes to follow, someone must have found there heart.

2325 days ago
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Mel    

My thoughts are with his family.

2325 days ago
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Huh?    

I've never heard of this person in my entire life..........

2325 days ago
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Sherry    

nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo not tim!!!! i just saw him on TV last night :( soo sad.. my thoughts and prayers go out to his family..

RIP to one of the more honest political commentators

2325 days ago
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sm    

McKay, then Russert..... these go in 3's right. Who's next?

2325 days ago
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Lillianne    

NO NO NO NO Noooooooooooooooo

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