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McConnell chokes up as Sen. Alexander retires

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McConnell chokes up as Sen. Alexander retires

McConnell chokes up as Sen. Alexander retires

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave an emotional tribute to his longtime friend and colleague Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who then gave a farewell speech on the Senate floor after 18 years of service.


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