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Sen. Leahy: President pro tem and photographer of presidents

As the president pro tempore, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has a different view of the world than most people—but few in his position have ever attempted to share such a unique vantage point with the world through photography.

Patrick Leahy sworn in as Senate President Pro Tempore

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Vermont's senior senator is now third in line to the presidency.

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Patrick Leahy could prove key to gun-control debate on Capitol Hill

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Vermont Democrat could slow Obama’s plans for quick action on proposals.

Sen. Patrick Leahy casts historic 14,000th vote

The longtime senator joins an elite club with his 14,000th vote.

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The Scene: Week of Sept. 8

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