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First Word: NJ Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

The death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a New Jersey Democrat, deprives the Senate of a staunch liberal voice. Lautenberg passed away at age 89 from complications of viral pneumonia.
/ Source: The Last Word

The death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a New Jersey Democrat, deprives the Senate of a staunch liberal voice. Lautenberg passed away at age 89 from complications of viral pneumonia.

Senator Frank Lautenberg, the last remaining World War II veteran serving in the Senate, passed away due to complications from viral pneumonia at 4:02 a.m. today at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell.  He was 89 years old.