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Memorial Service for Sen. Warren Rudman (R-NH)

Washington, DC
Thursday, November 29, 2012

Warren Rudman, who served two terms as a Republican Senator from New Hampshire, died Nov. 19 at the age of 82. His former colleagues in the Senate and government officials speak at a memorial service hosted by the Concord Coalition.

Vice President Biden, Sen. John McCain and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are among the speakers at the memorial.

Sen. Rudman served from 1980 to 1993, when he voluntarily declined to run for a third term. He served on the Appropriations, Intelligence, Ethics and Government Affairs Committees. Notably, he served on the special committee charged with investigating the Iran-Contra affair.

Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 6:59pm (ET)

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