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Robert Strauss

Kristina Bowman

Ted Strauss, the well-known Dallas banker and philanthropist, died this morning. He was 89.

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Robert Strauss, the Dallas lawyer who became a political power on the national and international stage, died Wednesday at age 95.

Strauss was a staunch Democrat, but he advised presidents from both sides of the aisle, from Lyndon Johnson to George H.W. Bush.