Former U.S. Senator Malcom Wallop has passed away at the age of 78. (Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Senate Historical Office)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Former Wyoming U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop has died at age 78. The Republican who served in the Senate from 1977 to 1995 fought for "Star Wars" space defense and for a tough anti-communist policy in Central America.