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HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. was remembered Tuesday for being able to forge compromises amid bitter partisan differences.

Dignitaries including Vice President Joe Biden and former Vice President Al Gore gathered for Baker’s cheap michael kors funeral and burial just a few hundred feet from the house where he was born.

« Some people in political life who get so called important forget where they came from, » Alexander said. « He never stopped sounding like where he grew up. »Articles Connexes:

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