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Oldest Senate Member Passes Away

Senator Frank Lautenberg

Senator Frank Lautenberg

The oldest member of the United States Senate passed away this morning.

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg was 89 years old. He died from viral pneumonia.

In Washington the flag was lowered to half staff and fellow senators draped his desk in black.

Senator Lautenberg was the senate's last remaining World War II veteran.

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