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Frank Lautenberg buried in Arlington National Cemetery

Posted at 6:40 PM, Jun 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-07 18:40:07-04

There was a final tribute today at Arlington national cemetery for U.S. senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey.

The popular, 89-year-old democrat was buried with military honors, close to where the Kennedy brothers are buried.

He was the last veteran in the U.S. senate to serve in world war ii.

Lautenberg continued his service to the country by serving in congress for close to 30 years.