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Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

U.S. Senator for Hawaii Daniel Inouye speaks at a reception hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council and APEC Host Committee in Honolulu, Hawaii in this November 11, 2011, file photo. Inouye, a World War II hero, pioneer for the state of Hawaii and the second longest serving senator in American history, died at the Walter Reed Medical Center after fighting emphysema and respiratory complications, December 17, 2012. He was 88. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/Files

U.S. Senator for Hawaii Daniel Inouye speaks at a reception hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council and APEC Host Committee in Honolulu, Hawaii in this November 11, 2011, file photo. Inouye, a World War II hero, pioneer for the state of Hawaii and the...more

U.S. Senator for Hawaii Daniel Inouye speaks at a reception hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council and APEC Host Committee in Honolulu, Hawaii in this November 11, 2011, file photo. Inouye, a World War II hero, pioneer for the state of Hawaii and the second longest serving senator in American history, died at the Walter Reed Medical Center after fighting emphysema and respiratory complications, December 17, 2012. He was 88. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/Files
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U.S. Senator for Hawaii Daniel Inouye attends a reception hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council and APEC Host Committee in Honolulu, Hawaii in this November 11, 2011, file photo. Inouye, a World War II hero, pioneer for the state of Hawaii and the second longest serving senator in American history, died at the Walter Reed Medical Center after fighting emphysema and respiratory complications, December 17, 2012. He was 88. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/Files

U.S. Senator for Hawaii Daniel Inouye attends a reception hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council and APEC Host Committee in Honolulu, Hawaii in this November 11, 2011, file photo. Inouye, a World War II hero, pioneer for the state of Hawaii and the second...more

U.S. Senator for Hawaii Daniel Inouye attends a reception hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council and APEC Host Committee in Honolulu, Hawaii in this November 11, 2011, file photo. Inouye, a World War II hero, pioneer for the state of Hawaii and the second longest serving senator in American history, died at the Walter Reed Medical Center after fighting emphysema and respiratory complications, December 17, 2012. He was 88. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/Files
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