Senate retirement speeches, in 3 minutes (Video)

December 12, 2012

Six retiring senators gave farewell speeches on the Senate floor Wednesday, recalling their years on Capitol Hill and outlining their vision for the 113th Congress. In the player above, watch highlights of the speeches by Sens. Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.), Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), Kent Conrad (D-S.D.), Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii) and Ben Nelson (D-Neb.).
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