NJ Sen. Lautenberg Dies; Christie to Appoint Successor

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My Approved PortraitsU.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the oldest member of the Senate and the last World War II veteran serving there, has died at age 89.

His office said that the millionaire New Jersey Democrat died shortly after 4 a.m. EDT on Monday at a New York hospital after suffering complications from viral pneumonia.

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Senate Gang of Eight Reveals Details of Immigration Reform Plan

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Gang of eightThe Senate’s Gang of Eight on Tuesday released the details of a broad agreement to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws.

The legislation would give provisional legal status to an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants and put them on a pathway to citizenship, but only after several criteria for securing the U.S.-Mexico border are met.

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