A condolences book sits outside of Sen. Frank Lautenberg's office in the Hart Senate Office Building on Monday, June 3, 2013. Sen. Lautenberg died earlier in the day at age 89.
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Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) (C) speaks to members of the press as he arrives at the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol January 29, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats gathered at the luncheon to discuss Senate Democratic agendas.
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Bonnie Englebardt Lautenberg, wife of Senator Frank Lautenberg attends the 'How They Changed Our Lives: Senators as Working People' Exhibition Opening at Mana Contemporary on October 4, 2012 in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) (2L), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (2R,) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (R) listen as Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill December 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The US Senate was not able to get a 60 vote super majority to pass cloture on the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act with a vote of 57 to 42. The bill would have provided healthcare for rescuers, workers and local residents affected by poor air quality and fumes after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) (L) speaks as Committee Chairman Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) (R) listens to an aide during a hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee September 28, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the nation's pipeline safety in the wake of the pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California on September 9, 2010.
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, Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, participate in Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, on May 5, 2010 in Washington DC. The committee is hearing testimony on recent attacks in the U.S. including the incident in Times Square where a car bomb failed to detonate.