The $1.1 trillion spending bill ended the federal ban on abortion assistance for Peace Corps volunteers.
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The five-term senator had complications from viral pneumonia. He was 89.
The five-term New Jersey Democrat and reliably liberal voter who campaigned to toughen anti-smoking laws and environmental regulations died June 3 at a hospital in New York. He was 89. He had complications from viral pneumonia, according to a statement issued by his office, and had previously suffered from cancer.
Voters may give lobbyists low ratings for the work they do, but once in a while they win elections
In life, Frank Lautenberg was a favorite antagonist of Chris Christie. But on Monday morning, after the Democratic senator's death was announced, the New Jersey governor set aside his prepared remarks at a women's forum in Trenton to eulogize his state's senior senator.
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate formally bade goodbye to Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-N.J.), who died Monday at 89, with a rare ceremony held for the last World War II veteran serving in the chamber. His flag-draped casket was carried by a U.S. military honor guard up the Senate steps and into the chamber, where it rested in the chamber atop the Lincoln catafalque, a bier built for the coffin of President Abraham Lincoln.
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